Registration for this event must be complete by 5pm September 14. Those who register will be given instructions with links to the course content. This content will be available for viewing until October 30. All must take a post-test to receive a certificate.
Course Description: Clinical education is an important component of the professional preparation of student physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. This on-line, on-demand course will provide participants with key updates related to student supervision, professional behaviors, and mentoring Gen Z students in clinical education. This course meets the State of Michigan re-licensure requirement for pain management.
Pain Management Leonard Van Gelder
Student Supervision Karen Ozga
Professional Behaviors Karen Grossnickle
Mentoring Gen Z Students Erica Sherman
Post-Test, Evaluation, & Certificate
Upon completion of this course, each participant will be able to:
- discuss why understanding that nociception does not have to result in a painful experience is important for both clinicians and our patients to understand.
- summarize two changes you can make in your current practice to more effectively educate patients on pain and improve their participation in physical therapy.
- describe how pain can be experienced in the absence of injury.
- identify considerations for decision-making regarding the appropriate level of student supervision in physical therapy clinical education.
- identify resources for information related to physical therapy student supervision in clinical education.
- determine the correct level of student supervision including an accurate rationale given a case example.
- discuss the importance of professional behaviors in physical therapy education.
- review professional behaviors and competencies expected in the Clinical Performance Instrument and the Professional Behaviors Assessment.
- discuss how professional behaviors are mentored and assessed in the classroom and identify methods and strategies for mentoring and instructing students in professional behaviors while students are in the clinical environment.
- summarize factors that have influenced the development of Generation Z students.
- reframe feedback to enhance student learning during the clinical experience.
- verbalize strategies to enhance a growth mindset and grit in Generation Z students.