Curriculum Outline


  • Orientation (UH and department – including competency and safety)
  • Meet with mentor(s)
  • Medical screening module*

*all monthly modules include: pre-test, three-hour lecture (First Tuesday of the month), post-test, final review with mentor(s)


  • Cervical module
  • CI Credentialing Course (via Cleveland State University PT Program)

October: Shoulder module

November: T-Spine/ribs module

December: Elbow module


  • Hand/wrist module
  • Mid-term written and practical exam

February: Lumbar module

March: Pelvis/SI module

April: Hip module

May: Finalize work on research project and work on submission to CSM and/or other venues

June: Knee module

July: Foot/ankle module


  • TMD module
  • Assist in new resident orientation


  • Elective module(s)
  • CSU lecture

October: Elective module(s)

November: Elective module(s)

December: Final written and practical exam

January: Reserved for any make-up work, review and retesting

February: Reserved for any make-up work, review and retesting; CSM Presentation (if applicable)

March: Sit for OCS exam

Elective Options: Trauma; Concussion; Sports; Pelvic Floor/Women’s Health; Manual Therapy; Pain Science; Surgery/Imaging; Video Analysis; other opportunities as to be developed.

  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
7 AM   Clinic   Clinic Academic Development Research.
Cleveland State University teaching.
Clinic Independent Learning.
8 AM   Alternate Mentor
Clinic Observation
9 AM  
10 AM  
11 AM  
1 PM   Primary Mentor 1:1 Clinic
2 PM  
3 PM  
4 PM  
5 PM     Subject Matter Lectures, Q&A    
6 PM        
7 PM        
8 PM              
9 PM              

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