Women’s Health Residency Program

Women’s Health Residency Program

The mission of the Bodycentral Physical Therapy Women’s Health Residency program is to provide professional development opportunities for physical therapists to receive board certification in the area of Women’s Health. This will be attained through independent study, didactic education, participation in research and mentorship. The program will encourage the development and enhancement of advanced manual therapy skills, evidence based rational for treatments and clinical reasoning to allow the resident to evaluate and treat Pelvic Floor Dysfunction– in both men and women.. A graduate of the program will be an ongoing resource for the BCPT staff and the Tucson community at large.

Goals

  1. Allow the resident to obtain advanced skills in women’s health rehabilitation according to the Women’s Health Description of Advanced Clinical Practice.
  2. Increase the number of staff at Bodycentral Physical Therapy with advanced specialty certification in Women’s Health.
  3. Allow mentor therapists to enhance their expertise through focused and planned instruction with the resident.
  4. Improve the quality of patient care provided at BCPT
  5. Facilitate clinical research in physical therapy.
  6. Allow resident the opportunity to develop teaching and mentoring skills

Applications are being accepted now. Please contact Dr. Melissa Buss, Melissa@BodycentralPT.net for an application, or for more information.