APHPT Certification Course
Learn the fundamentals of how to become a health facing clinician and shift to preventative care.
This is an online course with live interface via GoTo Meeting sessions where students will engage directly with the course faculty to summarize the information and allow for question and answer sessions following each quarter of material.
The course is 12 weeks in duration broken into modules designed to give learners a thorough understanding of population health, the current scope of our problem in the United States with a special emphasis on cost, and most importantly to assist the learner in developing an actionable portfolio and make a real life pitch to a corporation or group in attempt to land contract work as an Applied Prevention and Health Promotion physical therapist.
Above all else this course is designed to equip the learner with the resources and network required to fundamentally shift their career towards preventative care in a profitable manner.
Online lecture and Live Q&A
Understand the concept of population health and its’ implications on both systems and individuals in terms of cost and productivity.
Understand the basic components of healthy living and how they directly relate to productivity, longevity, and cost burden on systems.
Understand the required shift form focus on the individual to focus on the population as an essential step in reframing service delivery to cut cost and promote health.
Develop a market analysis of the current needs within your own community with special emphasis on isolating a small number of companies that could immediately benefit from incorporating the services of an Applied Prevention and Health Promotion Therapist.
Successfully pitch your services using a combination of population health current best evidence with a targeted local market and cost analysis.
Block 1: Introduction - Lifestyle Disease and Society: from global burden to business impact, more harm than good and a case for change
Block 2: Strategies that work - ELEMENTS of a healthy life and overview of the evidence related to lifestyle intervention as the best available strategy to lower the burden of disease.
Block 3: The Ecosystem - shifting from individual up interventions to population down interventions
Block 4: Surveying the Landscape - marketing population health expertise and your prevention practice
Block 5: Turning knowledge into business - delivering high value services at a fair profit.
Block 6: N=1: Jumping off -building a prevention & lifestyle brand: Delivering the goods and making your pitch.
Upcoming Cert Cohorts
PLEASE NOTE: OUR ONLINE COURSES REQUIRE ACTIVE PARTICIPATION TO BE AWARDED CREDIT WHICH MAY INCLUDE READING, HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS, AND QUIZZES. WE DO NOT ALLOW STUDENTS TO “DROP BACK” TO PRECEDING COHORTS DUE TO INABILITY TO COMPLETE WORK ASSIGNED EXCEPT UNDER EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES. ICE FACULTY HAVE THE FINAL DECISION IN ALLOWING A “DROP BACK” BUT STUDENTS ARE ONLY ALLOWED ONE “DROP BACK” PER COURSE. FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE COURSE ON YOUR 2ND ATTEMPT WILL NOT YIELD CEU CREDIT. ALL COURSES ALLOW FOR A 7 DAY GRACE PERIOD AFTER COURSE CONCLUSION TO RECEIVE CEU CREDIT.