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Professional Development Opportunities for Physical Therapists


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Resources for Physical

Department of Physical

Center for Adult and
Continuing Studies

Grand Valley State University's Department of Physical Therapy offers physical therapists opportunities for quality continuing education programs. For physical therapists in Michigan, the credits obtained through our programming can be used toward acquiring the Professional Development Requirement (PDR) credits required by the State for license renewal. Physical therapists will need to accumulate 24 PDR credits or hours starting the July 2017 through July 2019 renewal period. 

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Our goal is to offer quality courses that are meaningful and applicable to professional physical therapists. We also provide small, personal, and intellectual environments as well as expert presenters to optimize your learning experience.

Contact Information:
Phone: (616) 331-7180

Scheduled Programs

To find out more information or to register, please click on the program's title below.

2016 Programs:

MAY 21 & 22 - Modern Pain Science for the Physical Therapist - View Flyer

For hotel information in Allendale and/or Grand Rapids, go to, ask if there is a GVSU rate 

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Support GVSU Physical Therapy Students
The Physical Therapy Urban Schools Endowed Scholarship was created by the Department of Physical Therapy to attract students from every background to the physical therapy profession. The faculty recognizes that our profession serves a diverse population and through this scholarship we seek to provide enhanced opportunities for all students interested in becoming a physical therapist.