Sep 22, 2019  
2017 - 2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
2017 - 2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AHPT 890 - Clinical Experience III

Credits: (10)
Prerequisites: Successful completion of all course content areas taught in the third year of the doctor of physical therapy program, or permission of the Department.
Clinical Experience III is the last of a series of three clinical education experiences. This clinical experience is the finale of clinical education coursework and of the didactic curriculum. It requires a full time commitment each week over the course of the clinical experience. It includes potential placement in the following settings: Outpatient (OP); Inpatient Rehabilitation (IP Rehab); Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF); Home Health (HH); acute; or which may include that not previously experienced. The focus of this experience is to assimilate didactic knowledge of professional behaviors and decision-making for medically complex patients. Students will have the opportunity to enhance skills learned in the classroom and via previous supervised clinical experiences. At the conclusion of this course, students will be expected to have entry-level skills as practitioners of physical therapy based on the Clinical Performance Instrument. This clinical education course requires student full time attendance for the clinical experience.



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