THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CLINICAL EDUCATION CONSORTIUM and

THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CLINICAL EDUCATION CONSORTIUM and
THE UC DAVIS MEDICAL CENTER PRESENT:
APTA CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALING PROGRAM
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16 AND FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2014
University of California Davis Health System
Facilities Support Services Building
4800 Second Avenue
Room 2030 (upstairs)
Sacramento, CA 95817
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
The course and assessment center will be useful for new and experienced health care professionals involved with clinical
education. While the information presented covers the basic skills for clinical instructors, the interactive tasks and large and
small group discussions will be of benefit even to experienced clinical educators.
Fifteen (15) hours from this course apply towards the California PT and PTA licensure renewal requirements.
Members of professions other than Physical Therapy who attend will receive a certificate of completion, but may not
complete the assessment center or receive the credential per APTA policy.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
At the conclusion of the program, the participant will be able to:
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Identify roles and responsibilities of Clinical Instructors (CIs)
Assess a student’s readiness to learn
Plan clinical learning experiences
Evaluate student performance
Demonstrate skills to manage the exceptional student
Discuss legal issues in clinical education
FACULTY
Suzie Maciel, MSPT is a Clinical Educator for Sutter Health Sacramento-Sierra Region & Sutter Medical Foundation.
Bryan Coleman-Salgado, PT, DPT, CWS is Assistant Professor & Director of Clinical Education at CSU Sacramento,
Department of Physical Therapy.
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This program is recognized by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) as a Clinical Instructor (CI) Education
and Credentialing Program. The program was developed through a grant funded by the APTA.
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The program addresses multiple facets of clinical instruction including: planning and preparing for students from the
health care disciplines during their clinical education experiences, developing learning experiences and supporting
ongoing learning through questioning and effective feedback.
Advancing skills for effective evaluation of student performance, identifying and managing of students with
exceptional situations.
The program closes with a brief look at legal implications for clinical educators, including issues presented by ADA
legislation.
The “Assessment Center” provides each participant with the opportunity to apply information from the program in
simulated situations. Successful completion of each station in the Assessment Center results in the awarding of
APTA’s CI Credential. The six assessment center stations are integrated into the program schedule.
It is essential that each participant attend all sessions of the course and assessment center in its entirety to
receive the credential.
COURSE SCHEDULE
Thursday, October 16, 2014
8:00 AM Registration
8:30 AM Workshop begins
The Clinician as Clinical Educator
Readiness to Learn
1:00 PM Lunch
1:45 PM Workshop resumes
Facilitating Learning in the Clinical Environment
Assessment Center: Two Stations
5:00 PM Adjourn for the day
Friday, October 17, 2014
8:00 AM Workshop begins
Performance Assessment-The Clinical Environment
Legal, Regulatory and ADA Issues in Clinical Education
12:15 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Resume Workshop
Managing Exceptional Students and Students with Problems
Assessment Center: Four Stations
5:45 PM Adjourn for the day
OTHER INFORMATION The course will be held at Facilities Support Services Building on the UCDHS
Sacramento campus. A map and other information will be sent upon confirmation of receipt of all required registration
materials and payment of fees.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT
Kurt Steen, PT
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
UC Davis Health System
(916) 734-3415
[email protected]
REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Fee:
$218.00 PTs and PTAs who are APTA Members
$315.00 PTs and PTAs who are not APTA Members
$366.00 all others
The fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, the CI Education Manual, and (for PTs and PTAs only) the Assessment
Center, Credential, and Registry on a national database. Anyone seeking to cancel their registration must request a
refund 72 hours prior to the beginning of the course. The amount of refund will be $70.00.
HOW TO REGISTER (2-step process)
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Sign onto the Northern California Clinical Education Consortium website at www.clinicaled.org. Follow the link to
the Clinical Instructor Credentialing Workshop. Begin registration and make payment by following the link.
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You will also need to download the Basic Participant Dossier from the website, the APTA requires that the form
be typed (not hand-written) and then e-mail it to [email protected]
Additionally scan and email a copy of your professional license and a copy of your APTA membership card (for
member rates) to [email protected]
Your registration will not be complete until everything is received and no later than the September 19, 2014
deadline.
Preference will be given to Clinical Instructors serving Northern California Clinical Education Consortium (NCCEC)
programs, PTs and PTAs per APTA policy. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel the course if there is insufficient
enrollment. A full refund will be given in the event of cancellation by sponsor. Enroll today as this course often fills
well before the deadline!
REGISTRATION IS OPEN FROM AUGUST 8 TO SEPTEMBER 19, 2014.