The Advanced Clinical Instructor Credentialing
Program brings two constructs together in one professional development program
that advances both clinical teaching and best practice when providing student
clinical education. Using a case-based and interactive approach to education,
this program will provide participants with the essential knowledge and skill
to more effectively teach and mentor students in the context of a doctoring
profession. Through the program’s unique philosophy and design, best outcomes
will be achieved for student learning.
Eligibility: Physical Therapists who are
APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructors and who have had at least one student
since completing the credentialing program.
At completion of the course, the participant
will be able to:
1. CIs will be able to teach using pedagogical methods that enable learners
with patients/clients to integrate more complex concepts by demonstrating.
Consistent application of
professional standards and regulations in clinical education. Six elements of
Vision 2020, professionalism, evidenced-based practice in a consistent and
clinically relevant manner.
Correct use of the
patient/client management model.
Professional communication in
clinical practice including documentation.
Clinical decision making using
patient values, professional skills, and the best available evidence.
2. CIs will be more effective and efficient
practitioners and clinical teachers by:
Advancing clinical teaching
Modeling, integrating, and
promoting behaviors that are congruent with and reflective of the six elements
of Vision 2020 and the core values.
Synthesizing information from
APTA, FSBPT, CAPTE, and State and Federal regulations.
Demonstrating best practice in
Applying the Patient/client
management model, evidenced-based practice, clinical decision-making approaches
and professional ethics in every day practice.
Living the philosophy of lifelong learning