BRITT – Sara Ysen, PT, of Hancock County Health System, was awarded the professional designation of board-certified clinical specialists in geriatric physical therapy of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
One area of most interest to Ysen is working with older adults. As a board-certified clinical specialist in geriatric physical therapy, she is especially attuned to the needs of this population.
Ysen, a Minnesota native, graduated with her Master's degree in Physical Therapy from The College of Saint Scholastica, located in Duluth, Minnesota. She has more than 10 years of health care experience having worked in organizations throughout the Midwest. She now resides with her husband and their son in rural Woden.
To obtain board certification, candidates must successfully complete a rigorous examination, demonstrating specialized knowledge and advanced clinical proficiency in a specialty area of physical therapist practice. Certifications are valid for 10 years. ABPTS was established by APTA as the governing body that awards certification to physical therapists who meet approved requirements.