Medical Subject Headings
COVID-19, Physical Therapists, Telerehabilitation, Technology, Clinical Competence, Education, Professional
As a result of COVID-19 the physical therapy profession has required increased use of technology to manage patients and clients Telerehabilitation has allowed PTs to provide cost-effective services to patients and clients at a distance. This article describes an effort to create a series of interactive virtual activities related to the cervical spine and upper extremities for novice students enrolled in the Applied Anatomy course (see example below). It also explores important considerations for educators when utilizing technology to teach physical therapy telemedicine skills.
Rogulj, B. (2021). Pandemic sparks innovation in virtual care education. APTA Magazine. 2021 February; 13(1): 8. https://www.apta.org/apta-magazine/2021/02/01/apta-magazine-february-2021