Student Handbook | Physical Therapy

Introduction

 Introduction

Chapter 1: Preparation and General Information

Chapter 1 (pdf) of the handbook contains the following preparation and general information:

  • Mission of the School of Physical Therapy
  • Philosophy of the School of Physical Therapy
  • Curriculum Objectives
  • Brief History of the School of Physical Therapy
  • Courses in the Curriculum & Descriptions
  • Essential Job Functions for Physical Therapists (pdf)
  • Additional Student Expenses

Chapter 2: Professional & Academic Conduct

Chapter 2 (pdf) of the handbook contains information on professional & academic conduct, including;

Chapter 3: Clinical Education Manual

Chapter 3 of the handbook is comprised of the Clinical Education Manual and includes the following sections:

  • Preparation for Clinic
  • Syllabi and Objectives for Clinic
  • Student forms & Clinical Site Contact information

Chapter 4: Physical Therapy Student Association (PTSA)

Chapter 4 (pdf) of the handbook is about the Physical Therapy Student Association.

Chapter 5: Professional Associations & Board

Chapter 5 (pdf) of the handbook is about Physical Therapy Assocations and PT Board, including;

Chapter 6: Guidelines for Referencing Written Assignments

Chapter 6 (pdf) of the handbook includes guidelines for referencing written assignments.

Chapter 7: Miscellaneous Forms and Resources

Chapter 7 (pdf) of the handbook is comprised of forms and resources.

  • Activity Summary
  • Change of Address
  • Scholarships
  • Emergency Loans
  • Privacy Release (Sharing personal info with parents, guardians, or other people.)

Chapter 8: FERPA Privacy Rights

Chapter 8 (pdf) of the handbook is regarding FERPA Privacy Rights.

  • Annual FERPA notice

Chapter 9: PT Stuff from A to Z

Chapter 9 (pdf) of the handbook is a Physical Therapy glossary that includes the following:

  • Address Change
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Audiovisual Equipment
  • Confidentiality
  • Counseling Services
  • Copiers
  • Email
  • Faxes
  • Faculty office hours
  • Hillsboro Campus Hours
  • Hillsboro Campus after hours access
  • Lockers
  • Mail
  • More Mail
  • Maintenance of Physical Space
  • Messages
  • Nondiscrimination
  • Printer /Printing
  • Refrigerator /Microwave
  • Resource Materials
  • Rest rooms
  • Safety Standards
  • Student Advising
  • Student Library Resources
  • Telephones
  • Telephone tree
  • Useful websites
  • Vehicles
  • Weather