Betsy Becker, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA

Division of Physical Therapy Education

University of Nebraska Medical Center
984420 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4420
402-559-5053
betsyj.becker@unmc.edu

Academic Appointments
January 2013-present: Assistant Professor, Division of Physical Therapy Education, University of Nebraska Medical Center.
December 2009 – December 2012:  Program Chair, Physical Therapist Assistant Program, Southeast Community College, Lincoln, NE.

Degrees/Certifications
2014: DPT
2001: Certified Lymphedema Therapist, Lymphology Association of North America.
2002: Credentialed Clinical Instructor, American Physical Therapy Association. 
1999: MPT, Division of Physical Therapy Education, UNMC.

Primary Teaching Responsibilities
PHYT 502, Foundations of Physical Therapy Practice (course coordinator)
PHYT 614, PT Management of Individuals with Chronic Health Conditions (course coordinator)
PHYT 615, Concepts of Therapeutic Exercise for Rehabilitation

Service
Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy - PTA Exam Development Committee:  2012 – present
Member, American Physical Therapy Association: 1996-present
Member, Nebraska Physical Therapy Association 1996-present
Member, APTA Education Section PTA Educators Special Interest Group, Executive Committee 2011-2012
Member, APTA Education Section Academic Faculty Special Interest Group, 2013-present
Member, APTA Sections:  Education, Oncology, Research, Women’s Health
Advisory Committee:  Southeast Community College Physical Therapist Assistant Program
American Cancer Society volunteer
Textbook Reviewer:  Dreeban O. Ethics and Professionalism (chapter 7), Laws and Regulation (chapter 8). In: Intro to Physical Therapy for Physical Therapist Assistants, 2nd Ed. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett;2011:123-153.

Clinical Experience
Primarily women’s health, cancer and lymphedema.

Betsy Becker, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA
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