Faculty along with 41 DPT students attended CSM 2014 in Las Vegas; presented programming and research. See News and Events page.
The Advanced APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program (ACCIP) will be held on Saturday and Sunday, September 6-7, 2014. Contact Stacey Stephens at (501) 450-5549 if you are interested in attending. UCA 2014 Advanced Credentialed CI Course Brochure
Save the Date
The next UCA Physical Therapy Alumni Weekend will be held on October 25, 2014 at the PT Center. A continuing education course will be provided as well as the annual tailgating cookout. Also, a dinner celebrating the 40th anniversary for the PT Class of 1974 is being planned.
The mission of the UCA Department of Physical Therapy is to develop autonomous physical therapist professionals and scholars who are practicing collaboratively in the global, clinical and research communities and to model excellence in education, research and service.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Central Arkansas is accredited by the Commission on
Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:firstname.lastname@example.org; website:http://www.capteonline.org. Filing a complaint with CAPTE: If you have a question about the department's accreditation status or wish to express a concern about accreditation, you are encouraged to contact CAPTE.
The Department of Physical Therapy is a member of the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences where programs in psychology, nursing, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, dietetics, and athletic training are also provided. The Department is housed in the Physical Therapy Center, which includes over 40,000 square feet of teaching, lab and research space. The PT Center is located on Bruce Street across from the Farris Center between the Prince Center and Estes Stadium (see campus map below). The building emergency plan (PTC Emergency Procedures) is provided below.
The Department of Physical Therapy invites applications for a full time faculty position available in the area of physiology, pharmacology, pathology, gross anatomy or imaging to begin as early as June 1, 2013 - UCA PT Faculty Announcement.
UCA Physical Therapy Article: A Brief History
"A brief history of physical therapy at UCA" by UCA Archivist Jimmy Bryant appears in the October 29, 2012 edition of the Log Cabin Democrat. The article can be viewed at the following link.
"You Can Be Me" Video and Information for Prospective Students: www.beapt.org