View our UCA PT Slideshowto 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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Upcoming Courses – October 31
Please save the date for the Alumni Weekend Continuing Education course presented by Dr. Staffan Elgelid entitled “What PT can incorporate from Yogo and how to Yogafy what we already do in PT”. This 5.5 contact hour course will be presented in the PT Center on Saturday, October 31 from 9:00-4:00 and will include lab activities. Lunch will be provided and Homecoming Tailgating will follow. Please plan to join us. A brochure with registration material will be available shortly. For more information, contact Stacey Stephens at firstname.lastname@example.org.
APTA Credentialed CI Course – November 13-14
The UCA Physical Therapy Department will host the APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program presented by Dr. Misty Booth. Please save the date if you have not already completed the Credential training! A brochure with registration material will be available shortly. For more information, contact Stacey Stephens at email@example.com.
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.