​Letter from Clinical Education Director

Karen E.H. Grossnickle, PT, DHSc, director of clinical education welcomes everyone to the inaugural newsletter from Central Michigan University's Doctor of Physical Therapy Clinical Educators Team.

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CMU Physical Therapy Department Clinical Education Model

Since our program's inception, we have adopted a model for clinical education at CMU that includes our Director of Clinical Education (DCE) and four Regional Clinical Coordinators (RCCs) that assist her in overseeing clinical education.

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CPI Grading

One of the important jobs of the CI is accurate assessment of student performance in the clinic. The APTA's Clinical Performance Instrument (CPI) is completed based on direct observation of the student's performance, but other activities such as documentation, student interview, simulated activities, and patient reports can influence the score.

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Did You Know?

This section showcases some new additions to websites, terminology clarification, and other information related to the DPT program.

Did You Know
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