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Amy McDevitt

PT, DPT, PhD, FAAOMPT

Amy McDevitt is an accomplished professional in the field of physical therapy. She earned a bachelor of science degree in biology from Fairfield University in 1996 as well as a master of physical therapy degree in 2000 and a tDPT degree in 2004, both from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. Demonstrating a passion for advancing knowledge, Dr. McDevitt successfully completed her PhD through the University of Newcastle in Australia in 2023. Since 2000, Dr. McDevitt has dedicated herself to the practice of physical therapy and currently practices at the University of Colorado Health, CU Sports Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation. She has garnered expertise in orthopedics and holds the designation of board-certified orthopaedic clinical specialist, and she is recognized as a fellow within the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT). Dr. McDevitt is an associate professor in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, School of Medicine. In this capacity, she teaches and mentors entry-level doctor of physical therapy students, sharing her knowledge and passion with the next generation of practitioners.

Beyond her teaching responsibilities, Dr. McDevitt remains actively engaged in research endeavors at the University of Colorado. Her research interests lie in musculoskeletal pain, mechanisms of manual therapy, shoulder pain, regional interdependence, and the assessment of clinical reasoning in physical therapy students. Along with her coinvestigators, she was the 2013 winner of the Rose Excellence in Research Award and was awarded the Cardon Rehab research grant three times through the AAOMPT. Through her research contributions, she aims to contribute to the collective knowledge in the field of physical therapy.

Dr. McDevitt remains committed to her professional development and maintains active membership in both the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the AAOMPT. These professional affiliations provide her with opportunities to stay current with the latest industry advancements, engage in meaningful collaborations, and contribute to the advancement of physical therapist practice.

In summary, Dr. McDevitt's contributions to patient care, education, and research are driven by a deep sense of humility and a genuine desire to make a positive impact in the lives of others.

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Introduction to Evidence-Based Manual Therapy

Presented by Chad Cook, PT, PhD, MBA, FAPTA, FAAOMPT and Amy McDevitt, PT, DPT, PhD, FAAOMPT

Introduction to Evidence-Based Manual Therapy

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Video Runtime: 67 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 44 Minutes

This course focuses on the essential foundational information necessary to clearly communicate principles of orthopedic manual therapy, including relevant history, mechanisms of manual therapy, myths and accepted definitions, and descriptions of techniques to assure effective use and communication with colleagues, patients, and payers. Misinformation and a lack of specificity surrounding manual therapy creates confusion and unnecessary heterogeneity in clinical practice. This course will provide the learner with the necessary information and tools to successfully apply content in subsequent courses to clinical practice effectively.

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Identifying Candidates for Manual Therapy Care

Presented by Amy McDevitt, PT, DPT, PhD, FAAOMPT

Identifying Candidates for Manual Therapy Care

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Video Runtime: 68 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 37 Minutes

Screening is the foundation of a safe and effective patient examination. This course delves into the crucial foundational knowledge required to conduct a comprehensive, patient-centered examination grounded in evidence-based practice. We begin by addressing patient screening and then proceed to delve into the integration of manual therapy concepts. Throughout the course, learners will be equipped with a robust set of screening tools and outcome measures to examine patients effectively and safely.

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The Patient Interview and Physical Examination

Presented by Amy McDevitt, PT, DPT, PhD, FAAOMPT

The Patient Interview and Physical Examination

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Video Runtime: 71 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 40 Minutes

This course emphasizes the importance of keeping the patient at the center of every aspect of the encounter. Through adopting a thematic approach to patient interviews, participants will learn how to explore a patient's medical history, current condition, personal and environmental factors, and goals. By emphasizing shared decision-making and evidence-based elements, participants will learn how to integrate a patient's unique perspective into their care plan. The course also covers the principles of motivational interviewing, communication strategies, and how to use the interview to frame the patient plan of care.

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Manual Therapy of the Thoracic Spine

Presented by Amy McDevitt, PT, DPT, PhD, FAAOMPT

Manual Therapy of the Thoracic Spine

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Video Runtime: 108 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 30 Minutes

Manual Therapy of the Thoracic Spine is an in-depth yet practical course that delves into the scientific support for manual therapy in this region of the body. It provides a thorough overview of the most effective manual therapy techniques for the thoracic spine, including guidelines for proper assessment and implementation of these techniques, and a variety of recommended treatment options for patients with musculoskeletal disorders. The course is tailored to equip clinicians with practical, effective, and safe management strategies for achieving positive outcomes with their patients.

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Manual Therapy of the Lumbar Spine, Pelvis, and Hip

Presented by Amy McDevitt, PT, DPT, PhD, FAAOMPT

Manual Therapy of the Lumbar Spine, Pelvis, and Hip

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Video Runtime: 115 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 33 Minutes

Manual Therapy of the Lumbar Spine, Pelvis, and Hip is an in-depth yet practical course that delves into the scientific support for manual therapy in this region of the body. It provides a thorough overview of the most effective manual therapy techniques for the lumbar spine, pelvis, and hip, including guidelines for proper assessment and implementation of these techniques, and a variety of recommended treatment options for patients with musculoskeletal disorders. The course is tailored to equip clinicians with practical, effective, and safe management strategies for achieving positive outcomes with their patients.

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Manual Therapy and Musculoskeletal Management: Case-Based Examples

Presented by Chad Cook, PT, PhD, MBA, FAPTA, FAAOMPT and Amy McDevitt, PT, DPT, PhD, FAAOMPT

Manual Therapy and Musculoskeletal Management: Case-Based Examples

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Video Runtime: 65 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 48 Minutes

Manual Therapy and Musculoskeletal Management: Case-Based Examples is a course designed to summarize previous learning opportunities through case-based examples. The course commences by delving into essential clinical reasoning processes within the framework of a manual therapy examination and subsequent intervention. It offers valuable insights into maximizing proficiency in manual therapy interventions through the application of psychomotor skill principles, presenting effective strategies for enhancing the acquisition of new skills. Finally, this course describes in detail the clinical reasoning processes of each of the presenters working through two clinical case exemplars to explicitly articulate the clinical reasoning thought process.

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