Course Description for Advanced Clinical Residency
Advanced Clinical Residency
Prerequisite: PHT 6553C
This course is an internship experience in a specialized area of physical therapy. Experience in clinical settings will provide the student with an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills acquired in the classroom to patients encountered in the clinic. Procedures and sequence of experiences will vary from student to student and will be determined by the nature of the patients available and the type of clinical setting. Under the direct supervision of a clinical instructor, students will advance their hands-on clinical skills and further develop their critical thinking abilities. Students will practice in accordance with the practice act of the state in which they are practicing and according to the policies and procedures of the individual facility where they are assigned.