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, NY, in 2000; and a Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Nazareth College of Rochester, NY, in 2001. He completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, 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, NY, 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, NY, 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.
This course will review basic principles of pharmacology including pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics as it relates to managing patients as a rehabilitation professional. Select classes of… read more
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… read more
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… read more
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,… read more