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Week 1, Lecture 1, PTHA 1301. Tues 08/30/11

Week 1, Lecture 1, PTHA 1301. Tues 08/30/11

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  • 1. Today’s Theme Song“We’re All in This Together”
    Week 1, Lecture 1
  • 2. The Profession of Physical Therapy
    Fall 2011
    Week 1: Lecture 1
    PTHA 1301
  • 3. Candy Introductions
    Week 1, Lecture 1
  • 4. Week 1, Lecture 1
  • 5. Goals for Today:
    Week 1, Lecture 1
    Summarize instructor information
    Identify course learning objectives (Syllabus)
    Identify course grading, academic integrity, dress code, behavior, attendance, and professional conduct (Syllabus)
    Locate course reading and written assignments, due dates, and test dates (Assignment Calendar)
    Describe Blackboard and how it relates to this course
    Identify course requirements for Research Project
  • 6. About me!
    Week 1, Lecture 1
    Favorite Hobbies: Photography, Napping, Collecting Scrapbook Supplies!
    Favorite Place on Earth: Anywhere with my family (as long as everybody’s HAPPY!)
    Favorite Movie: GREASE & The Sound of Music
    Theme Song: ???
    Dream Job: Mom, Wife, PT, Instructor (I think I’ve found my DREAM JOB!)
  • 7. My Family
    Week 1, Lecture 1
    August 31st, 1991
    20 years later!!!
  • 8. WHY I became a Physical Therapist!
    In November 1979, my little cousin Leigh was born. I was 8 years old.
    Week 1, Lecture 1
  • 9. My Inspiration!
    Week 1, Lecture 1
    In November of 2011, Leigh will be 32 years old!
  • 10. Credentials
    Week 1, Lecture 1
    • 1995 graduate of TTUHSC, Lubbock Texas
    • 11. Received a BS in Physical Therapy
    • 12. Obtained licensure as a PT by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners, August 1995
    • 13. Currently hold a PT License, to renew 08/31/13
  • Professional Experience
    Week 1, Lecture 1
    Methodist Hospital (Acute Care)
    Pediatric Therapy, Inc. (Variety of Pediatrics)
    ECI-DEBT (Birth through Two)
    3 year sabbatical to focus on being a Mommy!
    Woodward Therapy Services (Home Health)
    Direct Health Care (Home Health)
    Hallmark Rehabilitation – Heritage Oaks (Skilled Nursing Facility/Long Term Care)
    Rehab & Wellness Consulting (Home Health)
    South Plains College/UMC Home Health
  • 14. My Expectations of YOU!
    Week 1, Lecture 1
    • Enter the classroom with a POSITIVE attitude
    • 15. Possess a willingness to learn!
    • 16. Communicate your concerns/questions
    • 17. Remain respectful & courteous
    • 18. Follow instructions
    • 19. Demonstrate professional conduct
    • 20. Pay attention to details
    • 21. Represent SPC in a positive manner
  • What can you expect from me?
    Week 1, Lecture 1
    • Willingness to listen to your concerns & help!
    • 22. Office Hours for the Fall:
    Monday: 9:00-11:30am
    Monday: 1:30-4:00pm
    Thursday: 11:30am-12:30pm
    Friday: 9:00-11:30am
    ***Other times by appointment
    • Prompt reply to emails/phone calls (w/in 24 hrs)
    • 23. Use Blackboard “Mail” function for course questions
    • 24. Fair decisions
    • 25. Remain respectful and courteous
    • 26. Obtain the best clinical sites available for placement
    • 27. Insure you are well prepared for clinical rotations
    • 28. Insure you are well prepared to take and PASS licensure!
    • 29. Work diligently to help SPC PTA Program obtain full accreditation from CAPTE
  • Course Syllabus Overview
    Week 1, Lecture 1
    General & Specific Learning Objectives
    Course Grading
    Must make a grade of 75% or higher.
    Attendance/Participation 10%
    Research Paper 25%
    Assignments 25%
    Exams 40%
    Accommodation Statement
    Academic Integrity
    Diversity Statement
    SPC Student Guide/PTA Program Handbook
  • 30. Course Syllabus Overview
    Week 1, Lecture 1
    Dress Code
    Due Date: -10 points per day late
    Cell Phone use in class/clinic
    Required Materials
    Internet Access with internet browser/MS Office
    4 Textbooks for this course
    Attendance to class/clinic is MANDATORY
    3 Tardies count as one absence.
    Professional Conduct
  • 31. Assignment Calendar Overview
    Week 1, Lecture 1
    Reading assignments to be completed BEFORE class
    Be prepared to discuss topic in class!
    Written assignments
    Submitted via Blackboard by the Due Date
    Rubrics used for all applicable assignments
    5 tests total (1st three tests are combined)
    Material covered on test listed (Assign Calendar)
    Test date/time/location
    Fridays, 10:30am-noon, as listed, Nursing Computer Lab (either TA 120 or TA 121)
  • 32. Blackboard
    Week 1, Lecture 1
    What is Blackboard?
    How does Blackboard relate to PTHA 1301?
  • 33. Our Current Building
    Week 1, Lecture 1
  • 34. Our Projected NEW Building!
    Week 1, Lecture 1
  • 35. Projected Layout of NEW Building
    Week 1, Lecture 1
  • 36. Introduction to Research Project
    Week 1, Lecture 1
    25% of your grade for this class!
  • 37. WHY is Research Important?
    Week 1, Lecture 1
    Research improves CRITICAL THINKING
    Furthers YOUR knowledge of your field
    Furthers the field’s knowledge of your topic
    Determines effectiveness of interventions
    Establishes a body of knowledge for the profession
    Improves patient care
  • 38. Research –Taken from “OWL, Purdue Online Writing Lab”
    What the goal IS:
    What the goal IS NOT:
    Week 1, Lecture 1
    “…to draw on what others have to say about a topic and engage the sources in order to thoughtfully offer a unique perspective on the issue at hand.”
    “…to inform the reader what others have to say about a topic.”
  • 39. Research Project: 1st Assignment
    Week 1, Lecture 1
  • 40. SPC Library Smart Starts
    Week 1, Lecture 1
    Log onto mySPC/Library
    Complete all SIX Library Smart Starts Modules
    Pass each module with at least an 80% on quizzes
    Print out the “Quiz Summary” for each of the SIX modules
    Turn these quiz summaries into Elaine BEFORE lecture begins on Tuesday of Week 3 (Class meets in the Library this day)
  • 41. Research Topic Considerations
    Week 1, Lecture 1
    MUST relate to the profession of Physical Therapy in some way
    Must be appropriate for presentation in class
    Helpful if topic is something that is of personal interest to you!
  • 42. Research Paper Requirements
    Week 1, Lecture 1
    APA Format (see Official APA Manual): writing style guidelines published by The American Psychological Association
    7-10 pages
    At least 5 sources
  • 43. Research Presentation Requirements
    Week 1, Lecture 1
    10 minutes in length
    Includes a written handout
    Utilize a visual aide (such as PowerPoint)
    Use an evaluative tool to assess classmates’ presentations
  • 44. Important Reminders:
    Week 1, Lecture 1
  • 45. Upcoming Graded Assignments
    Week 1, Lecture 1
    Introduction Assignment (Blackboard Discussion Assignment). Due 11am Fri 09/02.
    Syllabus Summary Assignment (Blackboard Assignment). Due 11am Fri 09/02.
    3 Potential Research Topics (Blackboard Assignment). Due 11am Tues 09/06.
    Library SmartStarts Modules 1-6 before 09/13 lecture (print out quiz summary for ALL 6 modules).
  • 46. “Happiness is a Habit – Cultivate it.”
    - Elbert Hubbard
    Week 1, Lecture 1