Handbook of Teaching for Physical Therapists


  • Katherine Shepard, PhD, PT, FAPTA, Professor and Director of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Philosophy Program in Physical Therapy, Department of Physical Therapy, College of Allied Health Professionals, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Gail Jensen, PhD, PT, FAPTA, Creighton University, Omaha, NE

* Written by leading educators in the field * Covers lecturing, laboratory instruction, working with patients and families, delivering in-service to colleagues, and more * Clearly presented material on theory and application * Real-life, practical examples
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Book information

  • Published: December 2011
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-3470-2

Table of Contents

Curriculum Design for Physical Therapy Educational Programs

Preparation for Teaching in Academic Settings

Techniques for Teaching in Academic Settings

Use of computer Technology to Enhance Teaching and Learning

Assessment and Improving the Teaching-Learning Process in Academic Settings

Preparation for Teaching in Clinical Settings

Techniques for Teaching in Clinical Settings

Teaching and Learning about Patient Education

Understanding and Influencing Patient Receptivity to Change

Facilitating Adherence to Healthy Lifestyle Behavior Changes in Patients

Teaching Psychomotor Skills

Educational Materials for Use in Patient Home Education Programs

Community Health Education; Postprofessional Clinical Residency Education