April 4, 2022
Why get a transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy?
The courses were offered at a frequency that afforded me the opportunity to select what best matched my life.
St. Scholastica’s tDPT program outcomes
Program graduates report that St. Scholastica’s tDPT broadened their perspectives, opened new career opportunities, deepened their knowledge and re-invigorated their sense of excitement for their work and the profession.
Program assessment reveals that APTA recommendations and supporting program outcomes are being met. Over 95% of program graduates report that they have successfully met all the following program outcomes:
- Apply current health legislative policies and be an advocate within professional practice
- Demonstrate critical thinking, problem-solving and leadership skills required of autonomous practitioners
- Demonstrate a commitment to the physical therapy profession including but not limited to life-long learning and advocacy for the profession and health care consumer
- Evaluate published studies related to physical therapy practice, research and policy integrating the findings into clinical practice
- Integrate concepts of diagnostic imaging and pharmacology in the differential screening and comprehensive management of patients and clients
- Synthesize communication and leadership methods to improve interprofessional collaboration
American Physical Therapy Association. Vision Sentence for Physical Therapy 2020. https://www.apta.org/vision2020/. Accessed April 22, 2020.
American Physical Therapy Association. The Preferred Curricular Model for the Transition Clinical Doctoral (t-DPT Program and Learner). https://www.apta.org/your-career/career-advancement/postprofessional-degree/transition-dpt-faqs