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Andrew J. Opett, PT, DPT, OCS

Andrew J. Opett Instructor Bio:
Andrew Opett received a bachelor of science degree in biology from the State University of New York at Geneseo in 1996; a bachelor of science degree in health sciences from Nazareth College of Rochester, New York, in 2000; and a master of science degree in physical therapy from Nazareth College of Rochester, New York, in 2001. He completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York, in 2012. Dr. Opett is board certified as a clinical specialist in orthopaedic physical therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Dr. Opett is clinical assistant professor at Nazareth College in Rochester, New York, and teaches course content in human gross anatomy, pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, pharmacology, and musculoskeletal management. He supervises student research projects within the realm of diagnosis and treatment of spine-related complaints. He also continues to practice physical therapy part-time in the Rochester area. Dr. Opett currently serves as the vice chair of the New York State Board for Physical Therapy. He also serves as the chair of the ethics committee for the New York State Physical Therapy Association.

Andrew J. Opett's Continuing Education Courses

Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Function and Impairments

Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Function and Impairments

This course is part of our NCS Prep-Program. Learn more about the full prep-program here: MedBridge NCS Prep-Program.

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Inflammatory and Diabetic Neuropathies

Inflammatory and Diabetic Neuropathies

This course is part of our NCS Prep-Program. Learn more about the full prep-program here: MedBridge NCS Prep-Program.

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Pharmacology for Rehabilitation: Considerations for the Aging Adult (Recorded Webinar)

Pharmacology for Rehabilitation: Considerations for the Aging Adult (Recorded Webinar)

This course is a recording of a previously hosted live webinar event. Polling and question submission features are not available for this recording. Format and structure may differ from standard MedBridge courses. This course will review… Read Morearrow_right

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Differential Diagnosis & Screening: Introductory Concepts, Cardiovascular & Respiratory

Differential Diagnosis & Screening: Introductory Concepts, Cardiovascular & Respiratory

Rehabilitation specialists are serving an increasingly large role as primary care providers in health care. With the number of adults over the age of 65 projected to increase significantly in the next few decades, providers will be evaluating… Read Morearrow_right

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Differential Diagnosis & Screening: Urogenital/Endocrine/Immunological

Differential Diagnosis & Screening: Urogenital/Endocrine/Immunological

Rehabilitation specialists are serving an increasingly larger role as primary care providers in health care. With the number of adults over the age of 65 projected to increase significantly in the next few decades, providers will be evaluating… Read Morearrow_right

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Principles of Mobility and Function for Rehabilitation Professionals

Principles of Mobility and Function for Rehabilitation Professionals

This course will cover principles that are relevant for clinicians working with patients in a rehabilitation setting. Principles of body mechanics, bed mobility, patient transfers, and ambulation patterns and techniques will be discussed.… Read Morearrow_right

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