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The Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science offers a wide variety of continuing education opportunities throughout the year. Find out more and sign up for a class below!

Continuing Education Courses

UCSF/SFSU supports the continuing education and professional development of DPT graduates and faculty. The following is a list of symposiums, lectures, courses, and other resources available to the PT community.

Click on the upcoming classes below or reach out to the contact listed for more information and to register!

Bodily Relearning - March 23-24, 2024 (1.425 CEUs for PTs and OTs)

In this interactive course, we will explore how to help those in pain gain insight, knowledge, and understanding about how bodily protection systems operate and how to regain some control over these protection responses, including pain. We will investigate the use of movement exploration and reflection to help reset bodily protection responses.

  • Instructor: Benjamin Boyd, PT, DPTSc
  • Location: PhysFit Physical Therapy Health and Wellness Center, 1675 Owens Street, Bakar Fitness Center, Mission Bay, San Francisco
  • Cost: $575
  • Contact Fran Ammirato or Cathy Hoang with questions

Register: Bodily Relearning

Emergency Medical Responder Certification for the Sports Clinician - April 13, 2024 (1.8 CEUs)

The EMR Sports Certification is for clinicians who want specialized training in working sidelines at sporting venues or sporting events. This course integrates objectives from the American Red Cross and the most recent research and journals for emergency medical management of athletes. The instructional methods are self-study lectures prior to a hands-on technique lab.

Upon completion of this course, you will be certified as an Emergency Medical Responder and CPR/AED trained.

  • Instructor: Dr. Ann DeGrey
  • Location: UCSF Mission Bay Campus, Bakar Fitness Center (1675 Owens Street, San Francisco CA, 94158)
  • Cost: $630 (Clinician), $430 (Student)
  • Contact [email protected] if you have any questions. 

Register: Emergency Medical Responder Certification

Advanced Management of the Foot & Ankle - April 20, 2024 (0.85 CEUs)

Expand your knowledge of foot & ankle anatomy and examination, from movement analysis to manual therapy skills and treatment approaches including when to implement taping and/or foot orthoses. We'll begin with a review of biomechanics and build on recommended readings with discussion, lab instruction, and hands-on practice.

  • Instructors: Dr. Steve Reischl (Reischl Physical Therapy), Dr. Alison Scheid (UCSF), Dr. Erin Green (CSU Sacramento), Dr. Erin Hayden (Children's Hospital Colorado)
  • Location: UCSF Parnassus Campus, Medical Sciences Building, Room S-20/22 (513 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143)
  • Cost: $250

Register: Advanced Management of the Foot & Ankle