All residents have completed the program with a 100% graduation rate. There is a 100% pass rate for the Geriatric Clinical Specialty board examination.
Upon successful completion of the residency, residents are eligible to sit for the APTA Geriatric Clinical Specialty board examination and will receive a certificate of completion from the Jewish Senior Services.
Residents will be employed full-time by Jewish Senior Services and receive an adjusted salary. Residents do not carry a full-time case load in order to allow time for didactic coursework, research, presentations and projects. Residents are eligible for benefits through Jewish Senior Services during their employment period. There are no tuition requirements for this experience. Didactic work completed as a requirement of the residency will be reimbursed by the Jewish Senior Services after successful completion of the course.
Online learning is conducted through Sacred Heart University using Blackboard as and electronic delivery system. Residents will have access to Sacred Heart University’s library and multiple research databases.
- GW 522 The Physiological Aspects of Aging – 3 cr
- GW 524 The Psychological and Sociocultural Aspects of Aging – 3 cr
- GW 534 Wellness Across the Continuum of Care – 3 cr
- PT 911 and 912 Clinical Reasoning and Advanced Principles of Evidence-Based Orthopedic Physical Therapy Practice – 2 cr
Parkinson’s Evaluation and Intervention
Acute Care Management of Older Adults
Ethics and Moral Issues in Geriatric Health Cognition in Older Adults