Physical Therapy Student Goals and Responsibilities

CARDINAL HILL REHABILITATION HOSPITAL
PHYSICAL THERAPY
Student Goals and Responsibilities

During the rotation:

1)  The student will learn and then carry out the duties of a staff Physical Therapist/PTA  with expected guidance from supervising therapists.

2)   The student will present an inservice on a rehabilitation topic and a case report on a  current inpatient to the Physical Therapy staff (optional).

3)   The student/CI will incorporate a research element into the rotation – via literary review,  report, etc. at the student/CI’s discretion.  Need to either document discussion on weekly  meeting form or include copies of written work in final folder that goes to the Senior Therapist.


By the end of the rotation:

1)   The student will understand the role of the PT/PTA in a rehabilitation facility within the  team approach.

2)   The student will become knowledgeable about treatment techniques, with various  neurological and orthopedic patients in a rehabilitation setting.

3)   The student will become aware of various equipment needs of patients in a rehabilitation  setting.

WRITTEN:  March 1998
REVISED: May 1999
REVIEWED: June 2000, 8/02, 12/03, 7/07, 12/07, 1/13

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