2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
    May 08, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DPT 737 Integrated Clinical Experience I


1 credit

Part-time placement at an affiliating clinical education site under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist

This is a part-time clinical education experience, occurring during the first semester in the program (Spring I). The clinical experience is scheduled in conjunction with classroom time that provides the student with the knowledge and skills to perform successfully in the clinical environment. The focus of an integrated clinical experience is based on the foundation of clinical practice, with emphasis on concurrent classroom/laboratory content. Students have the opportunity to apply recently learned knowledge and skills in a clinical environment with real patients.  Facilitation from Physical Therapy Clinical Faculty will assist in the utilization of these skills in critically analyzing a variety of real patient and clinical scenarios.  This experience begins the process of professional socialization and cultivation of interpersonal communication skills; self-assessment; and proactive learning prior to the initiation of the full time clinical experience. 



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