Orthopaedic Residency Program

Accelerate your professional development by participating in Rancho Physical Therapy’s Orthopaedic Residency Program.  Join our team to work in a stimulating environment and receive an excellent salary and benefits as you gain advanced knowledge and skills in orthopaedic physical therapy.  The APTA’s Clinical Residency and Fellowship Credentialing Committee have credentialed Rancho Physical Therapy’s Orthopaedic Residency Program since 2003.

Curriculum

The content of the classroom, lab, independent study and clinical training in our residency encompasses, but is not limited to, the following areas:

  • Clinical Reasoning
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Medical Screening
  • Case Studies and Research Literature Reviews
  • Lower Quadrant Physical Examination and Manual Treatment Procedures
  • Rehabilitation of Common Musculoskeletal Disorder of the Lower Quadrant
  • Upper Quadrant Physical Examination and Manual Treatment Procedures
  • Rehabilitation of Common Musculoskeletal Disorder of the Lower Quadrant
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Hours of classroom/lab instruction
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Independent Study Course – Current Concepts in Orthopedic Physical Therapy
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Hours of 1:1 mentoring while treating patients
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Hours of clinical practice
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Hours of surgical and clinical observation with an Orthopaedic Surgeon

Residents Will Receive

  • Small group classroom and lab instruction (Up to 6 Residents and 2 instructors)
  • Integrated and supervised independent study
  • Ongoing, one-on-one clinical supervision while treating patients
  • Training in evidence-based guidelines and advanced clinical practice
  • Focused skill building on examination, treatment and clinical reasoning aspects of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy patient care
  • Preparation for Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist examination

Residency Facts

  • The Rancho Physical Therapy Orthopaedic Residency Program begins each January and runs for 50 weeks
  • Apply annually via RF-PTCAS
  • 93% first time pass rate for all RPT Residency graduates who have taken the OCS to date
  • Residents are employed at Rancho on either a part or full time basis. Part time residents work a minimum of 24 hours per week.

To obtain more information about Rancho’s
Orthopaedic Residency Program

Please Contact

Marianna Maxwell
mmaxwell@ranchopt.com