PT 619 Clinical Education II, 6 credits
This ten-week, full-time clinical education experience occurs in the fall semester of the third professional year (August-October). This experience will build upon Clinical Education I and incorporate the additional competencies attained in didactic and laboratory work. Students will continue to use problem-solving strategies in direct patient care, under the guidance of physical therapy clinical faculty. A variety of patient populations and problems will be provided to allow for integration of professional knowledge and skills in total patient care. Students will be encouraged to reflect upon their knowledge and skills to identify problem areas to be addressed in Clinical Education III. Further development of interpersonal skills, clinical decision making, self-assessment, proactive learning, and professional socialization is expected.
Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of all professional courses to date. Fall