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Dr. Michael Schneider with model spinal column Primary Spine Practitioner Unit 1 2023 is a Course

Primary Spine Practitioner Unit 1 2023

Apr 14, 2023 - Apr 16, 2023

$950 Enroll

Full course description

Course Overview

This educational program is designed to train physical therapists and chiropractors to be the firt-contact provider for patients with spinal problems, that leads to certification as a Primary Spine Practitioner. This advanced course is for practitioners that desire to work in a team-based environment that comprehensively manages and coordinates the care for individuals with these spine-related disorders. 

  • Type of Certificate: PSP Certification
  • Series: This course listing is for Unit 1: Principles of Primary Spine Care.
  • Target Audience: physical therapists and chiropractors 
  • Start Date: April 8, 2022
  • Time to Completion: April 8-10, 2022
  • Cost: $950

Program Goal

To train physical therapists and chiropractors to be the first-contact provider for patients with spinal problems.

Program Components

  • The PSP Certification Program consists of a total of approximately 120 hours of instruction.
  • The program is divided into 4 "units" of instruction, with each unit consisting of two parts:
    • A set of online educational modules (8-12 hours)
    • A weekend skill-building workshop (16 hours), along with 2 supportive textbooks.

Participant Expectations

  • Students are required to pass quizzes accompanying each online educational module.
  • Following each live weekend course, students will also need to pass a unit test which covers both the online learning and live coursework. 
  • There is also a final practical competency exam that will be given after the last weekend course (Unit 4) of the PSP series.

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At the Conclusion of the Course

  • Students will be eligible to enroll for Module 2.
  • All 4 units must be completed to be eligible for the certification examination.

For More Information

Additional course details, including the agenda and learning objectives can be found here.

Due to COVID-19 Precautions, the live weekend workshops may occur virtually through Zoom meetings. The course content will remain interactive and will require participation at scheduled times with other members of the cohort.