March 12, 2021
Service Learning III
Students will accompany faculty to community organizations, which have need for services from our department. These arrangements are mutually beneficial to the community and to the educational goals of our academic program. Students will gain basic communication, screening, examination, treatment, and documentation skills. Pass/Fail. (Regional Experience)
- 637-01 – Appalachia Public Health
This course will provide physical therapy students with the opportunity to observe, understand, and serve the needs of the Appalachian community utilizing their skills in public health education. The students will evaluate their role as health professionals and as citizens to promote positive change within their community.
- 637-02 – Camp Gizmo
This course will provide students with the opportunity to evaluate and serve the needs of the regional community utilizing basic examination and treatment skills, team meetings, and project completion under faculty supervision. The students will evaluate their role as health professionals and as citizens to promote positive change within their community. Patients will have the right to consent to treatment which includes student participation. If the patient requests that students not be present for their physical therapy session, this will be honored.