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Clinical Instructor (Preceptor) Resources

Information for Clinical Facilities

KU’s physical therapy program welcomes contracts with new facilities that are committed to offering quality experiences on an ongoing basis. Students are most inclined to travel for full-time clinical rotations when free or low-cost housing is available.

To obtain additional information about clinical education partnerships with our program, please contact Yvonne Colgrove, PT, Ph.D., director of clinical education.

Clinical Faculty Benefits

Clinical faculty of KU's Doctor of Physical Therapy program are invited to continuing education courses sponsored by the KU Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science. Limited travel assistance may be available to clinical faculty for attendance at APTA-sponsored clinical instructor credentialing courses. Clinical faculty may also access KU Medical Center library resources upon request.

Additionally, the Kansas Board of Healing Arts has approved continuing education (CEU) credit for clinical instructors who supervise students. One contact hour is awarded for each documented 40 hours of supervision, for up to 3 CEUs per reporting period (100-29-9 #13).

Clinicians interested in joining the program’s clinical faculty should contact Yvonne Colgrove, PT, Ph.D., director of clinical education.

BlackBoard Online Learning Login

Clinical Site Resources

APTA Web-Clinical Site Information Form

Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) PDF Document (icon)

TeamStepps Training Material

Tools for Effective Precepting

Weekly Planning Form PDF Document (icon)

APTA Shortcuts

APTA Core Values PDF Document (icon)

Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program

APTA Clinical Education Resources

Minimum Required Skills of Physical Therapist Graduates at Entry-level

Regulations Related to Students

Student Services and Medicare Reimbursement

Last modified: Sep 07, 2018