The Certified Mulligan Concept Practitioner (CMP) certification
You are invited to apply to be certified as a Mulligan Concept Practitioner (CMP).
The CMP process is a unique professional pathway to assist you to better develop your clinical skills and reasoning for the ultimate benefit of your clients. The CMP certification process is focused on assisting the clinician in a formal process to better develop their knowledge base and skill competence in the Mulligan Concept, and then have that competency evaluated by peer review/examination process.
CMP’s are a referral source for other clinicians and the general public, seeking treatment from clinicians who achieved a recognised level of competence in the Mulligan Concept. The successful CMP practitioner will be eligible to have their names listed on the Mulligan (www.bmulligan.com) web sites; they could also be listed on other regional websites.
The assessment process for the CMP credentialing includes both a didactic and manual skills assessment; the pass mark is 80% as high competence is expected. Upon successful completion of the examination process these clinicians will be recognised as Certified Mulligan Practitioners (CMP).
Notification on teaching: Individuals who pass the CMP qualifying exam are NOT entitled to, nor are they recognized by the MCTA to formally teach Mulligan Concept courses.
Those eligible to apply for the CMP exam include: Physical Therapists, Medical Doctors, Osteopaths, Athletic Trainers and Chiropractors (Note: RMT, OT, PTA, and COTA are not eligible). To be admitted to the CMP examination process, applicants must have completed all of the following courses provided by accredited MCTA teachers.
- Part A: UPPER QUADRANT: MOBILISATION WITH MOVEMENT, “NAGS”, “SNAGS” AND MORE
- Part B: LOWER QUADRANT: MOBILISATION WITH MOVEMENT, “NAGS”, “SNAGS” AND MORE
- Part C: ADVANCED COURSE: MWM, “NAGS”, “SNAGS”, PRPs, Clinical Progressions AND MORE
In some regions, other courses may be offered such as an Introductory Course and other specific courses; while recommended these are not the primary courses required to be completed for the CMP process.
It is recommended that participants have exposure to more than one MCTA teacher while completing the curriculum for a well rounded experience.
NOTE: The curriculum should not be completed in less than 6 months to allow for adequate clinic practice time for proficiency. Clinical Experience with Mulligan Concept is highly recommended. It is the expectation of the MCTA that individuals who have taken the recommended course work and have clinical experience with the Mulligan Concept, should to be successful with the exam process. The assessment content is based on Brian Mulligan’s 6th edition text as a clinical resource and guide for developing further understanding and skill in the Mulligan Concept.
All Certified Mulligan Practitioners have met the conditions and qualifications outlined by the MCTA to be listed as a Certified Mulligan Practitioner. Beyond documenting the above Certification requirements, the MCTA makes no representation as to the overall professional qualifications or competence of those listed and does not necessarily recommend or endorse the services of those listed. To retain their CMP status and listing in our directory, CMPs are expected to maintain the highest ethical professional conduct and promote and support the mission of the International Mulligan Concept Teachers Association.
Participant Comments about the CMP certification program:
“It was a wonderful experience for me. Studying for it really made me sharpen my skills and master the techniques that I use less frequently…My patients have been very excited by the entire process and their treatment has definitely benefited as a result. Thank you again for your encouragement and support”