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The University of Tennessee Canine Rehabilitation Certificate Program (CCRP) is the only university-based, RACE approved credential program for canine rehabilitation education.

The Canine Rehabilitation Certificate Program (CCRP) from the University of Tennessee is the only RACE approved, university credential program for canine rehabilitation available to Veterinarians, Licensed Veterinary Technicians, and Physical Therapists.
Developed using the same strict guidelines typically associated with university accredited programs, the course is taught by a faculty that includes active university instructors, expert clinicians, researchers, and recognized industry experts. The program draws from ongoing research, evidence based case studies, clinical experience, and leading companies in the fields of veterinary medicine.

The high standards for admission and rigorous but fun curriculum assure graduates that the CCRP credential is recognized as the premiere program in canine rehabilitation.

The course consists of 7 modules to be completed in order: (see course details)

  • Canine I: Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation (ONLINE)

  • Canine II: Physical Agent Modalities and Therapeutic Exercise (ONLINE)

  • Canine III: Physical Agent Modalities and Therapeutic Exercise (HANDS-ON LAB)

  • Canine IV: Putting it All Together: Designing and Implementing a Rehab Program (HANDS-ON LAB)

  • Canine V (Elective Course): Choose from our list of Online and Live elective courses

  • Canine VI: Clinical Practicum-Externship and Case Studies

  • Canine VII: Certificate Exam at The University of Tennessee

Course App - New in 2017, the Course now includes an Interactive App – Continuous CCRP Content and the ability to connect with canine rehabilitation focused communities. The CCRP program includes access to a full-time cloud-based resource 24x7. New information, best practices, resource materials, instructional videos, and presentations are updated continually. Connect with more than 1,000 certified CCRP practicing professionals to exchange ideas and ask questions.

Resource Listing – Online CCRP Registry
UT-CCRP maintains a complete, searchable list of CCRP graduates online. Professionals and patients alike can find a credentialed graduate near them as the need arises.

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