Elon’s three-year, full-time Doctor of Physical Therapy program emphasizes a patient-centered approach to the profession. The program, which begins in January, immerses students in science and research while teaching them the value of respect and communication. Forty-eight weeks of hands-on clinical practicums reinforce the solid academics taught in the classroom. One hundred percent of Elon DPT students find employment after graduation.
The university is among 20 schools and state health agencies taking part in a program meant to increase racial and ethnic diversity in the North Carolina healthcare workforce.
The inaugural “Run for H.O.P.E. 5K Run/Walk/Roll” on April 18 benefits the Health Outreach Program of Elon, a clinic operated by Elon’s Department of Physical Therapy Education to provide pro bono treatment to those who lack insurance or whose coverage has been exhausted.
The professor in the Department of Physical Therapy Education presented on a retrospective study involving the use of Nitroglycerin patches.
Sixteen Elon physical therapy research posters were recently presented at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections meeting in Indianapolis, Ind.
Six alumni were recently recognized as board certified clinical specialists at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting.