MIUSA Educational Programs

What Clinicians Need to Know about MDT

Certification Video Part 1

Certification Video Part 2

You're just 17 days away from certification in the McKenzie Method® of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® (MDT). Completing the Program of Certification in MDT adds an incredibly effective system of musculoskeletal care to your patient services.

Why the McKenzie Method of MDT? Let us show you with the FREE online MDT overview course

The primary MDT Certification program:

  • Part A: Lumbar Spine
    (Online component followed by three days onsite)
  • Part B: Cervical and Thoracic Spine
    (Online component followed by three days onsite)
  • Part C: Advanced Lumbar Spine and Extremities: Lower Limb (Four days onsite)
  • Part D: Advanced Cervical and Thoracic Spine and Extremities: Upper Limb (Four days onsite)
  • Credentialing Exam (One day onsite)

Ron Bybee Scholarship Award - Attention!

New Physical Therapy professionals with less than three years in the field seeking certification in MDT – the Ron Bybee Scholarship Award offers financial assistance annually to an exemplary candidate – see if you qualify here(PDF).  Annual application period: Jun 1 - Oct 1.

MDT Certification Continuing Education Standards (CCES)

Credentialed MDT providers become part of a national patient referral network and join a growing community of certified MDT providers worldwide. Diplomates who have achieved the highest level of training, lead the Certified MDT provider directory that can be searched online via the Provider Locator.

Once a provider has attained certification, ongoing quality assurance is very important. The Institute's MDT Certification Continuing Education Standards was established requiring certified MDT providers to fulfill an educational standard every three years to help maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills. (CCES Policy Details)


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