The Future of Clinical Education in Physical Therapist Education

April 8, 2015

Target Audience

Physical therapists.


  1. Discuss strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats for the current model of clinical education.
  2. Identify emerging themes in physical therapist clinical education.
  3. Appraise the benefits and barriers of proposed models. 


Tracy Porter, PT, DPT
Assistant Director of Clinical Education, Des Moines University

Continuing Education Credit

  • Athletic Trainers: Des Moines University is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer Des Moines University is a BOC Approved Provider continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This program has been approved for 1.0 hour of Category A continuing education. Certified Athletic Trainers are responsible for claiming only those hours actually spent participating in the continuing education activity. BOC Approved Provider Number: P509
  • Other: Certificates of attendance will given for 1.0 continuing education contact hour.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 1.00 BOC
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/08/2015 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
04/08/2015 - 1:00pm CDT
Omaha, NE
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 1.00 BOC


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