APTA Academy of Clinical Electrophysiology & Wound Management

Wound Management Residencies

Applications for the Wound Management Residency are now open!



LSU Health Shreveport holds the first and currently only physical therapy post professional wound management residency in the country.  The 13 month residency provides advanced clinical management for patients/clients with integumentary conditions through a rigorous didactic program and mentored clinical practice.     Our goal is to prepare physical therapists with the requisite knowledge and skills to provide advanced clinical management for patients/clients with integumentary conditions and all other advanced skills pertaining to wound management.  Residents have the ability to practice within  the allied health faculty practice clinic at LSU Health Shreveport as well as the adjacent level 1 trauma hospital, attend rounds, clinics, conferences and surgical observation.  The Wound Management residency holds a 100% graduation rate as well as a 100% pass rate for the American Board of Wound Management Certified Wound Specialist exam.  

To apply, please visit RF-PTCAS, a centralized application service for post-professional residency and fellowship education programs accredited by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education of the American Physical Therapy Association.  

For more information, please contact Sarah Murnane, PT, DPT, CWS, Wound Management Residency Director , at smurna@lsuhsc.edu.


Coming Fall 2023 |ACEWM Students and Clinicians

Introducing a new, developing wound management residency program now accepting applications for the Fall of 2023. Mercer University (Atlanta Campus), along with partners at Piedmont Healthcare, is now taking applications for 4 residency positions in the metro Atlanta area. For information about this program, please email teri.biven@piedmont.org. Applications now being accepted through the RFPTCAS portal: https://rfptcas.liaisoncas.com/applicant-ux/#/login (Registration is required for login, then search for Mercer University).