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Amy Nordon-Craft, PT, DSc

Core Faculty


Assistant Professor

(303) 724-8433

amy.nordon-craft@ucdenver.edu

Professional Qualifications

 Teaching Responsibilities

Spring Semester

DPTR 5001: Neuroscience Lab Assistant

DPTR 5301: Medical Conditions I Lab Assistant

DPTR 6503: Neuromuscular III Lab Assistant

DPTR 6702: Differential Diagnosis Lab Assistant

Summer Semester

DPTR 6501: Neuromuscular I Lab Assistant

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 Research and Scholarship Interests

Funded Grant Activity

Knebl J (PI). Reynolds Interprofessional Geriatrics Education and Training in Texas Programs. Funded July -December 2013. Role: coordination of physical therapy students into the interprofessional aspects of geriatrics education.

Nordon-Craft A (PI), Schwarz BB, Bugnariu N. Teaching Physical Therapy Students Acute Care Cardiopulmonary Competencies through Problem Based Learning and High Fidelity Human Simulations. Funded July 1, 2013-2014.

Moss M(PI)Schenkman M,Quan D,Nordon-Craft A. The diagnosis and treatment of critical illness polyneuromyopathy in patients with acute respiratory failure. Submitted to National Institute Nursing Research November 5, 2008. Funded: July 1, 2009-2011. Role: ensure the fidelity of hte physical therapy intervention, develop protocols and adherence manual, oversight of physical therapy intervention

Other Research and Scholarly Activity

Nordon-Craft A, Benson A, Luby D, Unfunded Pilot Project: Physical therapy and neuromuscular disease in ICU. Feb 2008- March 2009.

Nordon-Craft A, Bookstein N, Schenkman M, Jankowski K, Unfunded Dissertation: Effects of cancer treatments on balance in women with stage I, II or IIIA breast cancer. Completed September 2009

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 Publications (within the last five years)

Peer Reviewed Publications

Liu H, Holmes V, Nordon-Craft A, Reeves R. Variation of Sternalis Muscle: a case report. Int J Anatomical Variations. 2012.

Nordon-Craft A, Moss M, Quan D, Schenkman M. Intensive Care Unit-Acquired Weakness. Phys Ther 2012;92:1494-1506.

Nordon-Craft A, Schenkman M, Ridgeway K, Benson A, Moss M. Physical therapy management and patient outcomes following ICU-acquired weakness: a case series. J Neurol Phys Ther. 2011 Sep;35(3):133-40.

Hodgin KE, Nordon-Craft A, Mealer ML, Moss M. Physical therapy utilization in intensive care units: results from two national surveys. Crit Care Med. 2009;37:561-568.

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