Certificate Description

Rehabilitation Administration Certificate

A certificate program for aspiring managers

The Rehabilitation Administration Certificate (RAC) can be completed in one year as a standalone program or in conjunction with the transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy program.  The RAC provides an affordable, practical, and career-enhancing plan of study that prepares health professionals to become future managers and leaders in the evolving healthcare environment. This certificate program delivers high quality content taught by nationally-recognized experts.  In addition to existing faculty in the tDPT program, the RAC faculty includes experts actively managing and leading organizations (Cleveland Clinic, APTA, Johns Hopkins) at the forefront of healthcare reform.  The program is directed by Michael Friedman, PT, MBA and Director of Rehabilitation Therapy Services at The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Michael Friedman
PT, MBA

Michael is the Director of Rehabilitation Therapy Services at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and faculty member of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of ...

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Certificate Curriculum
Implementing Value Based System Change in Rehabilitation 1 Credit
Leadership to Develop Innovative Clinical Practice for Value Based Care 2 Credits
Legal and Ethic: Consideration for Risk Management 1 Credit*
Coding and Reimbursement 1 Credit*
Business and Marketing, Human Resource 2 Credits*
Professionalism Seminar 2 Credits*
System Skills to Thrive in a Changing Health Care Environment - Capstone Project 4 Credits*

* shared with the tDPT program

Faculty

Similar to the t-DPT program, the RAC at University of Montana aims to deliver a quality program taught by nationally recognized experts.  In addition to existing faculty, to emphasize the practical nature of the program the RAC will also include faculty actively managing and leading organizations at the forefront of healthcare reform.  The program will be directed by Michael Friedman, PT, MBA and Director of Rehabilitation Therapy Services at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Additional, Faculty includes:

  • Alan Jette, PT, PhD, FAPTA Director of Health & Disabilities Research Institute, Health & Disabilities Research Institute, Boston University School of Public Health 
  • Mary Stilphen, PT, DPT, Senior Director, Rehabilitation and Sports Therapy, and a member of the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Cleveland Clinic.
  • Justin Moore, PT, DPT, Executive Vice President, Public Affairs at the American Physical Therapy Association
  • Jason Richardson, PT, DPT, Senior Vice President of Regulatory and Business Affairs for Results Physiotherapy
  • Kelly Daley, PT, MBA, Clinical Informatics Program Coordinator at The Johns Hopkins Hospital

7 Courses. 13 Credits. 1 Year.

Offered by UMT in collaboration with Rehab Essentials

Deadline: 8/9/2016

Cohort begins January and August for the upcoming cohort

The Rehabilitation Administration Certificate is conveyed by University of Montana upon successful completion of program requirements.

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