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Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

Upcoming Events


2018 Southwest Florida Conference on Aging

May 8th is the 2018 Southwest Florida Conference on Aging. This event will be held at Crowne Plaza at the Bell Tower, Fort Myers from 8:15am to 4pm.

Six contact hours for Physical Therapists, Nursing Home Administrators, Nursing, Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapists, Mental Health Counseling, Attorneys, and Professional Guardians.

Seating is Limited! Register online at:

SWFL Conference on Aging


6th Annual Symposium on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias

FGCU will be hosting the 6th Annual Symposium on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias on Monday, March 5th in the morning. This is a tremendous symposium that features world class scholars and practitioners in the field.

See the link to see the speakers and topics.

$50 fee for CEU seeking professionals. This fee is waived to FGCU Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy alumni, clinical instructors, faculty and students by the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences. Please RSVP by February 23, 2018 to (239) 437-3007 and let them know you are with our department.

For more information go to:

Alzheimers Symposium

FGCU Family & Friends Night - Pittsburgh Pirates at Minnesota Twins


Minnesota Twins vs Pittsburgh Pirates
March 21 at 6:05pm
$22 tickets





2018 National Conference on Autism

The 11th Annual Promising Pathways Conference on Best Practice in Autism Spectrum Disorder is coming up Saturday, April 7, 2018. The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences is sponsoring 6 CEUs for Occupational Therapy and 6 CEHs for Physical Therapy. This event is free to alumni, faculty, students and clinical instructors.
April 7, 2018
Cohen Center, Florida Gulf Coast University

Online Registration: 
Promising Pathways Conference on Autism Spectrum Disorder


Manual Therapy Certification

FGCU is offering a five (5) course Manual Therapy Continuing Education series. The series prepares participants to sit for the FGCU Manual Therapy Certification Exam (FGCU-MTC).


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Manual Therapy Certification


Campus Recreation Activities

2018 Spring Trip Schedule

Outdoor Pursuits Spring Free Clinics




Free Peer Counseling-

Take this opportunity to free yourself from the financial cost and health risks of tobacco use.  Services are available for FGCU students aged 18 years and over.  Student physical therapists provide peer counseling to assist you in quitting.  Receive 8 weeks of private counseling at FGCU.  All materials are provided without cost.  Peer Counseling Flyer


Approved CE Provider for Athletic Trainers

The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at Florida Gulf Coast University has been approved by the Board of Certification to offer Category A CEU's for Athletic Trainers.
We look forward to hosting many continuing education opportunities for Athletic Trainers.

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