DPT 7701 - Clinical Education ICredits: 7 Hrs.
This is a full-time clinical experience for the graduate physical therapy student. During this eight week internship, the student will be assessed on progression toward independent and entry-level functioning in a clinical setting. Emphasis will be placed on clinical decision making, documentation, patient management, and self-assessment The student may be asked to delegate, supervise, and assess the impact of delegation to support personnel, as well as demonstrate understanding of essential functions of a physical therapist. Potential student problems can be identified early during exposure to the realities of current practice. The student can reflect on and reaffirm their career choice and begin to understand clinical preparation.