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Clinical Education/Fieldwork

Program Description

Overview:

The fieldwork and clinical education programs of the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences exist within the academic programs in occupational therapy and physical therapy to allow students enrolled in course work to apply knowledge and skills acquired in the classroom and laboratory in the clinical setting.

Goals:

The primary goals of these programs are:

The clinical education and fieldwork programs will prepare occupational therapy and physical therapy students for general entry-level practice by:

  • offering clinical education/fieldwork in a variety of practice settings.
  • offering clinical education/fieldwork opportunities in practice settings that provide high quality learning experiences for students.
  • promoting evidence-based practice in clinical education / fieldwork settings.
  • promoting good professional/clinical reasoning skills and reflective practice in clinical education/fieldwork settings.
  • assisting clinical education/fieldwork sites in developing positive learning environments.
  • assisting Clinical Faculty to develop good clinical teaching skills and to serve as good professional role models for students.

In addition, the clinical education/fieldwork programs will:

  • treat every student fairly and impartially throughout the clinical education/fieldwork process.
  • be responsive to student and clinical faculty needs as they relate to clinical education/fieldwork programs.
  • meet accreditation standards for the respective clinical education/fieldwork programs. 

Staff


M Isaacson
Mary Isaacson , EdD, OTR/L, ATP, FAOTA
Associate Professor
Program Director, Master of Occupational Therapy
Interim Academic Fieldwork Coordinator
Director, Professor Paws Project 


L Jeffries
Lynn Jeffries , PT, DPT, PhD, PCS
Director of Clinical Education
Associate Professor


E Casale
Esthela Casale
Academic Program Specialist (Tulsa)

Student Resources

Clinical Instructors

Fieldwork Educators

Continuing Education Resources

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences Continuing Education website: Check this website for current course offerings on-line and on-site.

Newsletters

Fieldwork Awards

2020 Fieldwork Site of the Year
St. John Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health


2020 Fieldwork Educator of the Year
Heidi Payne, OTR/L
St. John Medical Center