STAR Clinician® Certified

The STAR Clinician® Certification is internationally recognized as the finest training in oncology rehabilitation. Developed by rehabilitation experts with extensive experience in oncology, becoming STAR Clinician Certified provides you with unparalleled training in cancer rehabilitation. Building on your current expertise, becoming a STAR Clinician Certified will enable you to advance your knowledge and clinical skills in an exciting and rapidly expanding area of rehabilitation medicine that has many unmet needs. STAR Clinician Certified individuals are recognized as experts in oncology rehab, which results in many more career opportunities. Most importantly, however, the certification will enable you to provide the kind of care that is desperately needed to help cancer survivors function at the highest possible level.

STAR Clinician Certified Benefits

  • Increase your patient referrals
  • Expand your practice scope
  • Open new career opportunities
  • Become an expert in oncology rehabilitation
  • Advance survivorship care

Who is eligible to become STAR Clinician Certified?

Eligible healthcare professionals include:*

  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech & Language Pathologists
  • Recreational Therapists
  • Nutritionists/Dieticians
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers

*If you do not fit into any of these categories, refer to STAR Provider™ Certified.

STAR Clinician Certification Process

Complete (10) STAR Program Training Modules

At your own pace, complete the 10 STAR Program  Certification Training Modules required to become STAR Clinician Certified.  In order to pass the module’s accompanying test, you will need a score of at least 70%.  You can retake the test as many times as you need to in order to obtain a score of at least 70%.  Once you pass the test, you proceed to the next module. You may stop at any time and return at your convenience to the point where you previously left off.  You have 6 months from the time that you register for the STAR Clinician Certified training to complete all 10 modules.

Note: If you would like to receive CEU credits for the training, contact your governing body to apply prior to starting the modules.

Receive Certification

Once you complete all of the modules and pass all of the tests with a score of 70% or higher, you will receive a STAR Clinician Certified certificate via e-mail.  You will also receive the STAR Clinician Certified Marketing Kit that includes a logo that you may use on your letterhead, business cards and marketing materials as well as templates to further market your oncology rehabilitation expertise.

Continuing Education

Becoming STAR Clinician Certified means that you are an expert in cancer rehabilitation and are up to date on the latest research in cancer rehabilitation.  It’s important to remain up to date and in order to maintain your STAR Clinician Certified status there is a requirement to complete one STAR Program Training Module annually.  You may choose the module that best fits with your practice needs from your “My Training Center” on the STAR Program Training website.  Oncology Rehab Partners is committed to ensuring the finest training for STAR Clinicians and at this time does not accept other training to fulfill this requirement.


STAR Clinicians recertification is automatic every year years as long as your annual dues and continuing education requirements are fulfilled.