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  • Locations: Multiple Cities, United States
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Elon applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Program Leader 1: Clinical Education Team
Program Description:
Program DescriptionLocationDeadlinesCostInsuranceHousingRequirementsOrientationInformation / Links

*Please note: Applicants must have a confirmed clinical slot prior to submitting a GLO application. Please confirm your clinical education slot with the clinical education team prior to applying for a GLO.   


Program Description

The USA Clinical program allows students to work with physical therapists in an environment that is culturally different from their own within the United States. With this program students may select a location that contains a culture that they are unfamiliar with (i.e. a city compared to a rural area) in which they would like to explore the different dynamics within the field of physical therapy.  

Module V (8 weeks)
DPT 700 Clinical Practicum I  
(4 credits)
First 8-week, full-time clinical education requirement integrated into the 3-year DPT curriculum designed to provide the student opportunity to apply knowledge and skills acquired during Year I. Clinical practice settings for DPT 700 (Clinical Practicum I) will be selected so the student meets the outpatient/ambulatory care setting, and musculoskeletal patient diagnoses requirements as defined in the APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Practice. 
 
Module VII (8 weeks)
DPT 704 Clinical Practicum II  (4 credits)

Second 8-week, full-time clinical education requirement integrated into the 3-year DPT curriculum designed to provide the student opportunity to apply knowledge and skills acquired during Year I and II. Clinical settings for DPT 704 (Clinical Practicum II) and DPT 711 (Clinical Practicum III) will be selected so the student meets the Acute Care, Rehabilitation settings, and/or neuromuscular patient diagnoses requirements as defined in the APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Practice. 
 
Module VIII (8 weeks)
DPT 711 Clinical Practicum III (4 credits)
Third 8-week, full-time clinical education requirement integrated into the 3-year DPT curriculum designed to provide the student opportunity to apply knowledge and skills acquired during Year I and II. Clinical settings for DPT 704 (Clinical Practicum II) and DPT 711 (Clinical Practicum III) will be selected so the student meets the Acute Care, Rehabilitation settings, and/or neuromuscular patient diagnoses requirements as defined in the American Physical Therapy Association’s Guide to Physical Therapist Practice. 

Module XII (6 months)
DPT 805 Internship
                                                                                                 
This six-month (24 weeks full-time clinical Internship is designed to provide students with the opportunity for integration of all didactic knowledge, and clinical competency development to reach entry-level clinical performance. The Internship is designed to integrate critical inquiry, administration, education and consultation into all aspects of patient/client management. 

About the Location

Locations will vary based on confirmed slot assignment for clinical. 


Dates and Deadlines

Applications open: Oct. 29, 2018
Applications close: Jan. 31, 2019
 


Cost

Costs for study away vary program to program and will not be exactly the same as on-campus costs of attendance at Elon.


Insurance

Liability Coverage
Under the current University liability insurance policy, students will be covered by University liability insurance when participating in an approved GLO program. 


Housing

Students are responsible for securing housing. Housing is site dependent and availability will vary per location. Previous student blogs may be useful resources. 


Requirements

  • Students must complete the online application and pre-departure and post-departure learning modules by the published deadline.
  • Students must remain in good academic and professional standing to qualify for participation.
  • Students on academic or professional probation are not permitted to participate. 
  • Students are required to blog from their location as part of their course related requirements. 
  • All GLO students are required to present their experiences at the School of Health Sciences Annual GLO Fest.

Orientation

Prior to applying, all candidates are expected to meet with the program leader.


Additional Information and Links

To view blog posts from students on this program in years past and access blogs for other programs, view the GLO DPT Student Blog page.

Connect with the GEC, GLO alumni, and prospective students on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. And keep in touch with us using #ElonGlobal and #ElonDPTGLO!


Useful Links

  



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 01/31/2018
**
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2018 01/31/2018
**
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2018 01/31/2018
**
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2019 05/03/2018
05/22/2018 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applications will be reviewed on a space-available basis and applicants will be notified of their application status within two weeks of submission.

Indicates that deadline has passed

This program is currently not accepting applications.