Orthopedic Primary Care Certification

Orthopedic Primary Care Certification

NEW! Certificate in Orthopedic Primary Care

Orthopedic Primary Care is designed as a graduate level offering. It is targeted to serve advanced practice nurses and physicians but is open to other interested primary care professionals.

This is a two-semester, 10-unit orthopedic certificate program which focuses on the strategies and skills needed to identify and diagnose common musculoskeletal disorders and stable fractures in individuals throughout the life span in a primary care setting with diverse populations.

Program Starts: This certificate program launches on August 31, 2015
Program Location: This program is a hybrid (online/on location) program based on our Oakland campus
Who Can Apply: Nurse Practitioners and Physicians
To Apply: Click here
Questions? Contact Rhonda Ramirez, Director of the Family Nurse Practitioner program at SMU


In less than two years, my family has a better life. It was a fast program and I spent many nights studying after the kids went to bed, but now I’ve got a lot to show for it: A new career Alejandra Villegas FNP
Our background in sports and passion for physical performance drove us to study the science of human movement. Tino and Tron Tino & Tron Hardy Physical Therapy
So many foot problems can be successfully treated if they are identified early, and corrective measures are taken. Then, there are patients with diabetes and other chronic diseases that require specialized, ongoing foot care. We see everything in our clinics. Jane Smith Samantha Ralstin Podiatric Medicine

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