View our UCA PT Slideshow 2014to learn more about the UCA Physical Therapy program including pictures of the Physical Therapy Center, the Gross Anatomy and Neuroscience lab, DPT Students in lab, presenting research and attending community outings as well as pictures of the UCA campus.
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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 is currently accepting applications for the position of tenure at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning as early as June 1, 2015. Successful applicants will possess a PhD or clinical doctorate in physiology, pharmacology, physical therapy, or a related field and have demonstrated competence in teaching one or more of the following: human physiology, pharmacology, pathology, or imaging. Applicants can view the ad posting at https://jobs.uca.edu/postings/1597
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.
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