The Sports Physical Therapy Section and MedBridge Announce Educational Partnership

January 9, 2014

SPTS and MedBridge Partner to Deliver Robust Online Education to Members for Improved Patient Outcomes

Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 09, 2014

The Sports Physical Therapy Section (SPTS) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) has partnered with MedBridge, the leader in online education for physical therapists, to offer SPTS members accredited online curriculum taught by internationally recognized researchers and lecturers.

The partnership provides members access to over one hundred online continuing education courses taught by MedBridge’s prominent faculty, which includes members of SPTS such as Terry Malone, PT, EdD, ATC, FAPTA; Phil Plisky, PT, DSc, OCS, ATC, CSCS; Lenny Macrina, MSPT, SCS, CSCS; and Kyle Kiesel, PT, PhD, ATC. Members can also leverage MedBridge’s patient education tools, two comprehensive reference libraries of special assessment and intervention techniques, and an upcoming suite of non-clinical curriculum, including cash-based business training.

“SPTS is dedicated to providing high-quality educational opportunities to our members,” said Timothy Tyler, PT, MS, ATC, president of SPTS. “Our partnership with MedBridge reflects that dedication.”

“SPTS is recognized as one of the strongest advocates for promoting sports physical therapy to the industry and supporting its members in their ongoing professional development,” said Justin Kowalchuk, CEO and Founder of MedBridge. “We’re excited that our new partnership provides members access to the highest-quality online education at an affordable price to continually develop their clinical expertise and, as a result, improve patient outcomes.”

About SPTS

The Sports Physical Therapy Section (SPTS) is a component member of the American Physical Therapy Association, which provides a common forum for members of the Association with an interest in sports physical therapy. The mission of the SPTS, as a component of the APTA, is to promote the identity of the Sports Physical Therapist and to serve its members, athletes of all ages and abilities, the profession, and the community at large through excellence in Sports PT practice, research, education and professional development. Learn more at spts.org.

About MedBridge

MedBridge is the leading provider of evidence-based online education for rehabilitation professionals. MedBridge combines the most sophisticated blended learning platform with cloud-based performance metrics tools and accredited curriculum taught by renowned instructors. Learn more about our dedication to improving patient outcomes through lifelong learning, as well as our upcoming Home Exercise Program at medbridgeeducation.com.

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