Neurologic Residency Overview
Geoff Willard, PT, DPT, NCS
Neurologic PT Residency Coordinator
As a world-class organization on the cutting edge of evidence-based practice and professional development, the Brooks IHL Neurologic Residency program prepares its residents to educate and care for a challenging populations. This program is one year in length and consists of three components that include didactic/psychomotor classes, clinical mentoring and supervision, and directed learning activities. In addition, case study presentations prepare the resident for participation in professional conferences and potential submission for publication.
The Brooks Neurologic Residency is accredited for Physical Therapists by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency & Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE), and is an Approved Site by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).
Physical Therapy Board Certification
The Neurologic Residency Program will prepare physical therapists to successfully pass the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) board certification exam in neurology (NCS).
The program curriculum covers everything from advanced neurology practice and clinical problem solving to management and educational theory.
- The residency will be founded on The Five Pillars.
- The residents will participate in combinations of traditional coursework, directed learning activities, and clinical mentoring.
- Residents will serve as Brooks Rehabilitation staff for the course of the training.
- Upon graduation, the residents will serve as clinical leaders and change agents for Brooks Rehabilitation and/or the profession.
Please see the following documents for more information about the Brooks Neurologic Residency:
Applicants to the Brooks Neurologic Residency Program must:
- Must graduate from a CAPTE accredited PT program
- Must obtain a FL PT license or temporary license by the 2nd Friday in June
- Must meet all eligibility requirements to be employed as a practicing Physical Therapist within Brooks Rehabilitation
- Must demonstrate eligibility for membership within the APTA