ATR 615 - Clinical Education III
Third in a series of five integrated clinical education courses in the MSAT curriculum. This series of courses will focus on clinical practice and/or collaborative practice (inter-professional education, civic engagement, etc.). Students will work in teams, each with a clinical faculty member/ preceptor and/or an academic faculty member, to observe patient interactions, apply skills, demonstrate clinical problem-solving and assume professional roles in various patient care settings (based on their level of clinical experience). Each semester, students will be expected to demonstrate skills and knowledge gained from the current and previous coursework. This course focuses on injury prevention, the evaluation of the Lower extremity, torso, head and basic therapeutic interventions. The bulk of this course is completed at affiliated clinical facilities during 10 weeks (May-August) of the 1st semester of the second year for a total of 120 hours of clinical experience (~12 hours/week). Students are expected to demonstrate content knowledge and competency with clinical skills learned in previous semesters. Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of ATR 516, good standing in MSAT Program.
Two semester hours.