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Education Committee

Eric Folkins - Education Committee Chair

Chair: Eric Folkins, PT, DPT
ericfolkins@yahoo.com

Dr. Folkins is a board certified Orthopedic Specialist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He earned his BS in Kinesiology from University of Minnesota, Masters in Physical Therapy from University of Southern California, Doctoral of Physical Therapy from Western University and currently pursuing a Doctoral of Health Science at Drexel University. He is a member of the orthopeaedic, education, neurology sections and vestibular special interest group of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). He is an active member of the APTA at the local, state and national levels. His interests are in the area of vestibular disorders and orthopaedic pathologies involving the cervical and lumbar spine, manipulation, pedagogy and regional interdependence. Dr. Folkins’ research won awards at the local, state and national level.

Committee Members: Brian Eckenrode, Gretchen Seif, Lindsay Carroll, Kathleen Geist, Jason (Jay) Grimes.

Purpose:

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Are there opportunities to get involved?

Yes! As a current member of the AOPT, you are welcome to submit your name and interests on our Volunteer Involvement Form.

Education

Independent Study Courses

Independent Study Courses

The Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy offers an excellent choice of high quality monographs through its Independent Study Course series. Learn more about courses available for purchase, view videos and complete exams, and view your transcript.

Prepping for the OCS?

Prepping for the OCS?

Are there suggestions regarding how to prepare? Is certification right for you? What are the requirements to sit for the exam? Get answers to these questions and more here.

Combined Sections Meeting 2022

Combined Sections Meeting 2022

APTA CSM, the largest physical therapy conference in the country, will take place February 2 - 5, 2022, in beautiful San Antonio, Texas.

State CEU Approvals

State CEU Approvals

AOPT CEUs are accepted by the majority of state physical therapy licensure boards, as allowed by the type of course requirements in state regulations. For individual state requirements, please visit your state licensure board website.