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CMP Exam – Frisco, Tx
April 28, 2018 @ 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
April 29, 2018 @ 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
The purposes of recognizing Certified Mulligan Practitioner (CMP) clinicians are two fold:
As a referral source for clinicians and the general public seeking treatment from clinicians who achieved a recognized level of competence in the Mulligan Concept. Clinicians who qualify as a Certified Mulligan Practitioner (CMP) will be eligible to have their names listed on the Mulligan (www.bmulligan.com) and the NA-MCTA (www.na-mcta.com) web sites.
The NA-MCTA and CMP credentialing process can assist clinicians who are interested in having their knowledge base and skill competence in the Mulligan Concept evaluated by providing a peer review/examination process. It is hoped that such individuals with CMP credentials will have improved treatment outcomes.
This CMP Exam is scheduled in combination with an Advanced Course. The timing of the course will be 8:00 am to 6:30 pm Friday April 27, continuing at 7:30 am to 12:15 pm Saturday April 28. The CMP Exam will follow, beginning at 1:00 pm Saturday, and finish by 3:30 pm Sunday.
NOTE: Those who sign up for the Advanced Course and CMP Exam on the same weekend will be given a $50 discount at checkout. On the Check Out Page: click on “Have a coupon? Click here to enter your code”, then Enter “cmpexam” in the coupon field to get your $50 off.
Airport: Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) or Dallas Love Field
Hampton Inn and Suites, 6070 Sports Village Road, Frisco, Texas, 75033, USA
Comfort Suites, 9700 Dallas Parkway, Frisco, TX $94/night (mention Athletes’ Performance for rate)
BridgeStreet Worldwide, 2660 Kelly Blvd #200, Carrollton, TX 75007 $74/night (mention Athletes’ Performance for rate)
Other hotels in Frisco, TX: Homewood Suites, Sequoia at Stonebriar
Transportation: SuperShuttle (enter code KZLJE for $4 off roundtrip)
SCHEDULING NOTE: The adjacent Advanced Course starts Friday April 27, 2018, with registration at 8:00 am, and instruction from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm. On Saturday April 28 the course will start at 7:30 am and end at 12:15 pm.
For the CMP Exam, a review session will commence at 1:00 pm Saturday for the participants to get their final questions answered. All exam participants are encouraged to attend! The written exam will then begin at 3:00 pm on Saturday. Depending on the number of participants, the practical exam times may begin with the first group of 4 at 6:00 pm, with the other participants through for the day at that time. The Sunday practical exams will resume at 8:00 am and finish by 3:30 pm. Participants will be debriefed with results following the practical exam.
The NA-MCTA has recognized the need to identify physical therapists that are competent in both a didactic knowledge base and clinical/practical expertise in the Mulligan Concept. In brief, the CMP testing has both a didactic and manual skills examination. Upon successful completion of the examination process these clinicians will be recognized as Certified Mulligan Practitioners (CMP).
Those eligible to apply for the CMP exam include: Physical Therapists, ATCs, Medical Doctors, Osteopaths, and Chiropractors (Note: OT, PTA, and COTA are not eligible).
To be admitted to the CMP examination, applicants must have completed the following course sequences.
- MOBILIZATIONS WITH MOVEMENT, “NAGS”, “SNAGS”, MWMS”, etc.: UPPER QUARTER COURSE
- MOBILIZATIONS WITH MOVEMENT, “NAGS”, “SNAGS”, MWMS”, etc.: LOWER QUARTER COURSE
- MOBILIZATIONS WITH MOVEMENT, “NAGS”, “SNAGS”, MWMS”, etc.: ADVANCED COURSE
* The Introductory course is recommended but not required.
Clinical Experience with Mulligan Concept is highly recommended. It is the expectation of the MCTA that individuals who have taken the recommended course work and have clinical experience with the Mulligan Concept should to be successful with the exam process. Clinicians who have not regularly practiced the mobilization with movement approach and used Brian Mulligan’s 6th edition text as a clinical resource and guide for developing further understanding and skill in the Mulligan Concept may find the CMP credentialing exam challenging.
Participant Comments about the CMP Certification Program
It was a wonderful experience for me. Studying for it really made me sharpen my skills and master the techniques that I use less frequently…. My patients have been very excited by the entire process and their treatment has definitely benefited from it….Thank you again for your encouragement and support……
For Additional North American Mulligan Concept Course Offerings: NA-MCTA COURSES
* NOTIFICATION on Teaching the Mulligan Concept techniques: Individuals who pass the CMP qualifying exam are NOT entitled to, nor are they recognized by the NA-MCTA to teach the Mulligan Concept.
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