Kenneth W. Bush PT, Ph.D.
Phone (503) 352-7256
A faculty member since 1991
Ph.D., Education, University of Virginia, 1987
M.P.T., Physical Therapy, Baylor University-U.S. Army, 1975
B.S. Zoology, Brigham Young University, 1969
State licensure in Physical Therapy
Colorado H-PT-1 01274 1974
Texas 1-6395-6 1980
Oregon 2179 1991-present
DPT530 Physical Agents and Mechanical Modalities
DPT590 Research Methods and Statistics
DPT595 Introduction to Evidence Based Practice
DPT694 Critically Appraised topics
DPT790 Evidence Based Capstone Project
Areas of Interest
Development of interactive multimedia
"Predicting Ankle Sprain" Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy Vol 4, #2,1996 pp 54-58.
"The Statistics of Outcome Measurement", Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Clinics of North America Vol 9 #1, Mar 2000 pp 55-68.
"Validity and Intertester Reliability of Cervical Range of Motion Using Inclinometer Measurements" JMMT Vol 8 #2, 2000 pp 52-61.
"Sharing Expertise in Internet Program Development at Pacific University", Berglund Center for Internet Studies, Vol 1, Oct 2001 pp 1-4.
Interactive CDROM Projects
Modalities 1998 - An interactive program teaching clinical decision making.
Orthopedic Evaluation of the knee 1999 - An interactive program which allows students to take a history, observe signs and symptoms, determine a clinical diagnosis and develop a treatment program.
Special Tests and Mobilizations of the lower extremity 1999 - A video library of special tests and mobilizations of the lower extremity.
Research Methods 2000 - An interactive CDROM research methods course.
Intensive Care Unit(ICU) 2000 - An interactive program to allow a student to visualize themselves in an ICU unit where they must observe patients and take proper actions.
"Using Interactive Multimedia to teach Clinical Decision Making" National Conference, American Physical Therapy Association 2000.
"Intensive Care Physical Therapy" Interactive Presentation at National Conference, American Physical Therapy Association 2000, Indianapolis, IN.
"A Plan For Faculty Development In The Use Of Technology", Computers on Campus, S.C. 2001.
"Creating Websites with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint", Presentation to Pacific University Faculty, Spring 2001.
"Using Interactive Technology To Teach Clinical Decision Making In The Health Sciences" at Computers On Campus National Conference, Nov 2001.
Selected for full scholarship by U.S. Army: Ph.D. in Sports Medicine 1984- 1987
Faculty Development Summer Grant 1997
Faculty Sabbatical, Spring, 1998 to develop interactive software and multimedia in the area of Physical Therapy
Selected as a Panel member by the National Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy to evaluate future national licensing examinations- June, 1998
Awarded Hewlett Foundation grant for teaching internet technologies to faculty at Pacific University, Spring 2001
Awarded renewal of Hewlett Foundation grant for teaching internet technologies to Faculty at Pacific University, Spring 2002
Awarded a third Hewlett Foundation grant for teaching internet technologies to faculty at Pacific University, Fall 2002-Spring 2003
Awarded Faculty Sabbatical, Fall 2004-Spring 2005 to publish a book on "Diagnostic Imaging for Physical Therapists".