Course Detail
Course Components:
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisite: Formal admission to professional program.
One, full-time clinical experience, eleven (11) weeks in length occurring after the first year in the program and students have completed three didactic semesters. Students practice patient management skills in the clinic environment under the direct supervision of an experienced licensed physical therapist. Students perform patient examination/measurement techniques, evaluate and interpret examination results, determine a physical therapy diagnosis and prognosis, design and implement a thorough plan of care, and evaluate patient outcomes. The student will also practice and progressively develop a variety of skills critical for continued development of: professionalism & ethics; clinical reasoning; interprofessional collaborative care, & advocacy.