Course Description for DPT 2B Clinical
DPT 2B Clinical
Prerequisite: PHT 6941C
Description: This course targets a variety of clinical experiences based upon facility patient population. Students may be placed in inpatient hospital,rehabilitation settings, outpatient clinics, skilled nursing facilities, school or home care settings and/or other specialty practices. Patients with orthopedic, musculoskeletal, neurological, and/or cardiopulmonary diagnosis may be encountered. Experiences provide the student with an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills acquired thus far in the academic portion of the curriculum. Under direct supervision of a clinical instructor, the student will begin to advance their hands-on clinical skills and further develop their critical thinking abilities. Students will practice in accordance with the APTA Code of Ethics and Guide to Physical Therapist Practice; 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.