IMPROVING CULTURAL DIVERSITY AWARENESS OF PHYSICAL THERAPY EDUCATORS
- An exploration of cultural competency pedagogical strategies in entry-level physical therapist educational programs. PORTEE, CHARLENE D. // Journal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity: Educa;Spring2008, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p63
Very little research examines how physical therapy students are prepared to become culturally competent. The purpose of this study was to determine if the pedagogical strategies used to teach cultural competency differ based on entry-level programs' specific demographics, including racial/ethnic...
- PO-RR-031-SA. // Physical Therapy;May1997, Vol. 77 Issue 5, pS12
Presents an abstract of a paper entitled `Covert Bias in Physical Therapy Student Evaluations,' by A.R. Haskins, C. Rose-Saint Prix and L. Elbaum, presented at the Physical Therapy `97: Scientific Meeting and Exposition of the American Physical Therapy Association.
- Cultural Competence in Physical Therapy Education: Student Perceptions on the Effectiveness of Cultural Competence Education Methodology. Jackson, Veronica // Journal of the National Society of Allied Health;Spring/Summer2011, p31
Cultural competence plays an integral part in the delivery of physical therapy services. Because it is a recognized component in the delivery of services, student physical therapists were engaged in cultural competence training, which included: introduction to cultural competence, discussions,...
- Responsiveness of the Chinese version of the Oswestry disability index in patients with chronic low back pain. Chao Ma; Shaoling Wu; Lingjun Xiao; Yunlian Xue // European Spine Journal;Mar2011, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p475
The Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) is one of the most widely used questionnaires that assess disability in patients with low back pain (LBP). Responsiveness is both an important psychometric property of an instrument and a key issue for clinicians when choosing suitable outcome measures. The...
- Developing Cultural Competence in DPT Students: Is There a Best Practice Educational Model to Facilitate Students Achieving Cultural Competence? Nixon-Cave, Kim; Meadows, Johnette // Journal of Physical Therapy Education;Winter2014, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p37
No abstract available.
- Making the Most of Your Education: The Future of Physical Therapy. Christensen, Lynette // PT: Magazine of Physical Therapy;Dec2002, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p50
Advises physical therapy (PT) students on how to make the most of their education. Need to take advantage of research opportunities during formal education in order to reap the benefits of faculty mentoring, grant funding and technological advances with equipment and data collection;...
- Financing a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Johnson, Leon // PT: Magazine of Physical Therapy;Sep2004, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p34
Cites ways on how students interested in obtaining a doctorate in physical therapy can make investments without impairing financial status. Avoidance of debt; Emphasis on financial planning and management; Nature of costs involved.
- Who Knew? Murphy, Marla // PT: Magazine of Physical Therapy;Jul2007, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p92
The author discusses two experiences which prompted her to pursue a doctoral degree in physical therapy. The first occurred when she was a child and teaching her grandmother to write letters again, after her grandmother had a stroke. Another source of inspiration was an employer who mentored her.
- Invited Commentary. Monstrom, Elizabeth; Hayes, Karen W. // Physical Therapy;Jul1999, Vol. 79 Issue 7, p668
Comments on the study regarding the clinical and professional education of physical therapy students. Views on the behaviors of the students; Expectations for behavior and performance in cognitive and noncognitive areas; Response from the author of the study.