DPT 847 Clinical Education II, 8 credits

This is an eight-week, full-time clinical education experience occurring during the fifth semester of the program (Fall II). 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 full integration of professional knowledge and skills in total patient care. The students will be encouraged to reflect upon their knowledge and skills to identify problem areas to be addressed in Clinical Education II. Further development of interpersonal skills, clinical decision making, self-assessment, proactive learning, and professional socialization is expected. (8 weeks.)

Prerequisites: DPT 833, DPT 861, DPT 825, DPT 849. Fall