Journal of Physical Therapy Education

Journal of Physical Therapy Education is a medical journal focusing on Physical Therapy Education

Articles from Vol. 15, No. 3, Fall

2001 Polly Cerasoli Lecture: The Virtuous Spirit
First, I would like to thank the many colleagues, from all of the institutions important to me in my physical therapy career, who are here today, including colleagues from Case Western Reserve University, the University of Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia...
Apathy: Our True Threat
COMMENTARYIn raising the subject of professionalism among physical therapist students, Carey and Ness have provided a much-needed stimulus to examine this issue from different perspectives in order for all to recognize the implications of a poor professional...
Applicants to Professional Physical Therapist Programs in 2000
A survey was administered to applicants to physical therapist professional education programs in response to anecdotal reports and discussions among physical therapist educators regarding the perceived decline in applicant pools to physical therapist...
Career Paths of Male Physical Therapist Students Entering a Female-Dominant Profession
Female-dominant professions, including physical therapy, are attractive to men for a variety of reasons. What is unknown, however, are some of the factors that enter into the career choices of male physical therapist students who enter a female-dominant...
Comparison of Student Outcomes and Preferences in a Traditional vs World Wide Web-Based Baccalaureate Nursing Research Course
Comparison of Student Outcomes and Preferences in a Traditional vs World Wide Web-Based Baccalaureate Nursing Research Course. Leasure AR, Davis L, Thievon SL (University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Okla). J Nurs Educ. 2000;39:149-154. The widespread...
Delivery Methods, Learning Styles, and Outcomes of Physician Assistant Students
Delivery Methods, Learning Styles, and Outcomes of Physician Assistant Students. Freeman VS, Tijerina S (University of Texas Medical Center, Galveston, Tex). Physician Assistant. 2000;24:43-50.The rapid growth of allied health education programs in the...
Economic Modeling as a Component of Physical Therapy Academic Strategic Planning
This article describes an economic modeling strategy using a computer program developed specifically for academic institutions that can serve as a component of strategic planning for an academic physical therapy program. Within the framework of strategic...
Erosion of Professional Behaviors in Physical Therapist Students
Developing professionalism in students is an important goal of all physical therapist education programs. We assert that, in some students, consumerism undermines the development of professionalism. A commonality among all health care professions in...
Patient Education and Health Promotion: Clinical Health Promotion-The Conceptual Link
Patient Education and Health Promotion: Clinical Health Promotion-the Conceptual Link. Caraher M (Thames Valley University, London, UK). Patient Educ Couns. 1998;33:49-58. The purpose of this survey article was to examine whether clinical health promotion...
Preferences of Physical Therapists in the New York Metropolitan Area regarding a Post-Professional Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy
A survey was used to investigate factors that might influence an individual's selection of a post-professional doctorate of physical therapy (PP-DPT) program. A random sample of 990 physical therapists living in the New York metropolitan area who are...
Rural Field Experience: A Model for Incorporating Rural Health Care into a Professional Curriculum
The need to recruit physical therapists for practice in a rural area has been addressed by other institutions in their admission's processes. However, there are no published methods on how physical therapist education programs specifically address the...
Shared Goals, Shared Learning: Evaluation of a Multiprofessional Course for Undergraduate Students
Shared Goals, Shared Learning: Evaluation of a Multiprofessional Course for Undergraduate Students. Parsell G, Spalding R, Bligh J (Departments of Health Care Education and Education, The University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK). Med Educ. 1998;32:304-311....
Student Projects Enhance Competency in Community-Based Nursing Practice
Student Projects Enhance Competency in Community-Based Nursing Practice. Ura D, Moneyham L. Nurse Educ. 1998;23:21-24. The purpose of this article was to describe "Senior Innovative Projects," which have been incorporated into the nursing program at...
Telementoring: An Innovative Teaching Method for Stimulating the Conversation of Practice
The purpose of this qualitative study was to describe the process, experiences, and learning achieved by physical therapist students participating in a telementoring program. Thirty-three senior physical therapist classroom students served as mentors...
The Use of Narrative in an Applied Ethics Course for Physical Therapist Students
The purpose of this article is to discuss and evaluate the educational theory that supports the use of narratives and stories in teaching an applied ethics course. The article explores specific areas of applications of narrative to an applied ethics...
Transitions and Transformations
Physical therapy education, like physical therapy practice, is in a period of significant transition and transformation. So too, is the Journal of Physical Therapy Education. This issue marks the last issue prepared under the capable and energetic leadership...