Educators should leave this session with a clear understanding of the development and implementation of a novel Simulated Clinical Experience for a PTA program. Specific approaches will be reviewed including use of virtual and in person case simulations and adaptive learning techniques. Participants will have a chance to participate in a question and answer session.

Meet our Speakers

Sara Knight is an Assistant Professor and currently the Interim Program Director in the PTA Program at Bay State College in Boston, MA. She earned her B.A. in Biology and Athletic Training in 2003, her A.A.S. in PTA in 2005. She completed a DPT in 2011 and Emory University's Residency in Orthopedic Physical Therapy in 2012. She is an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (2013) and has worked in a variety of settings including acute care, SNF, general and sports medicine out-patient. Her experience includes physical therapy service in the countries of Belize and Haiti. She is entering her third year as a faculty member Bay State College. Her responsibilities include teaching a variety of courses including Clinical Pathology and content with focus on Cardiopulmonary and Musculoskeletal Interventions.

Susan Schuster is an Assistant Professor and the Director of Clinical Education in the PTA program at Bay State College in Boston, MA. She earned her B.S. in PT in 1989 and her transitional DPT in 2015, both from Northeastern University. She is a board certified as a Pediatric Clinical Specialist (2016) and her background includes 30 years of direct pediatric patient care in acute and subacute, outpatient, early intervention and school-based settings. Susan is entering her second year as a faculty member at Bay State College. Her responsibilities include instruction of the Neuromuscular Interventions and Senior Seminar courses, in addition to her role as the director and coordinator of the Clinical Education program. She has also created and implements an online Pediatric module for the program that is presented during the Senior Seminar course.

Course Code:

PTAE_21JAN21

Completion Instructions

Review content, complete assessment, claim certificate

Course level

Intermediate

Date published

01/26/2021

Date recorded

01/21/2021

Delivery method

Online

Learning objectives

  1. Educators should leave this session with a clear understanding of the development and implementation of a novel Simulated Clinical Experience for a PTA program.
  2. Specific approaches will be reviewed including use of virtual and in person case simulations and adaptive learning techniques.

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Overview
Type:E-Learning Course
Credits:0.1
Credit Categories
Domains:PTAE
Key Dates
Enrollment:Prior to  06/30/2022
Enrollment