RESULTS PHYSICAL THERAPY SPORTS RESIDENCY

 

The mission of the Results Physical Therapy Sports Residency program is to educate, inspire, and motivate physical therapists to become an integral member of the multi-disciplinary sports medicine team acquiring knowledge through advanced didactic, clinical skills, and on-field injury management. Residents of the Results Physical Therapy Sports Residency program will abide by the core values of the APTA, learn how to be successful in a private practice sports setting, learn the art of communication within the sports medicine team, and learn to effectively treat the athlete from an acute injury to return to sport.

 

TRAINING & CURRICULUM

Residents will have a multitude of experiences including:

  • patient care treating a sports oriented patient population (youth, collegiate & professional level) 

  • clinical mentoring with Board Certified Specialists in Orthopedics and Sports Physical Therapy

  • on-field injury management within the college (CSU, Sacramento) and professional setting (Sac Republic FC)

  • Pre/post-op clinics with leading orthopedic surgeons 

  • MD injection clinic participation

  • didactic lectures with Sutter Family Medicine and UC Davis Sports Medicine Residents

  • Certified Strength & Conditioning prep course (16 weeks)  

  • research related participation (Rafael Escamilla, Ph.D, PT, CSCS, FACSM)

  • monthly research article/quiz/practical based on SCS topics

  • gaining the knowledge needed to successfully sit for and pass the Sports Certified Specialist (SCS) Board Certification Examination.

WHAT DOES A TYPICAL RESIDENTS WEEK LOOK LIKE?

  • 20-30 hours of direct patient care

  • 2-4 hours of 1-on-1 clinical mentor time

  • 4-6 hours of on-field/training room experience

  • 2-4 hours of didactics:

    • UC Davis Sports Medicine Lectures​ (monthly)

    • Sutter Family Practice Lectures (bi-monthly)

    • Article review/manual skills development (monthly)

    • Sports related quiz/practical exam (1-2x/month)

    • Mentor guided skills development (weekly)

*Weekend courses, APTA's CSM, and certified emergency responder course (EMR) will be required throughout the residency (some costs covered via the residency)

*The residency begins in early June and runs 13 months in duration*

 

 Requirements for successful completion include:

  • passing written and oral monthly exams

  • passing Live Patient Examinations (3)

  • perform oral presentations (3)

  • completion of Clinical Reasoning/Mentor Prep Forms

  • successful participation in the above listed experiences

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

In order to begin the program, candidates must have graduated from an APTA accredited physical therapy program and have licensure as a physical therapist in the state of California.

In residency candidates, we are searching for:

  • motivated physical therapists who want to enhanced their clinical reasoning/skills

  • have a strong passion for sports physical therapy

  • show leadership potential 

  • strong communication skills, initiative and drive to enhance our profession

  • Recommended but not required:

    • EAR/EMR/ATC certified​

    • Background in athletics/strength & conditioning

    • CSCS

    • APTA member

COSTS OF THE PROGRAM

There are no direct costs for entering the program.

 

The resident will be compensated at a 20-30 hours/week clinical workload (roughly 60% full-time salary).

 

Hours outside of clinical workload are therefore not compensated for (Orthopedic surgeon office rounds, on-field/training room experiences, didactic experiences, article review/quizzes and mentor guided training) but are included in the 40-50 hour/week commitment.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES 

Graduation Rate  2/3

SCS First Time Pass Rate 100%%

SCS Pass Rate 100%

HOW DO I APPLY?

All potential candidates must hold a valid California physical therapy license prior to beginning the program in June.

Applications can be found in the link below or through RFPTCAS website https://rfptcas.liaisoncas.com/applicant-ux/#/login.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1st 

 

Please download, complete, and return to Program Director Dan MacLean, PT, SCS, CSCS, USAW at dan@resultstherapy.com