An Exploration of Canadian Physiotherapists' Decisions about Whether to Supervise Physiotherapy Students: Results from a National Survey

@article{Hall2016AnEO,
  title={An Exploration of Canadian Physiotherapists' Decisions about Whether to Supervise Physiotherapy Students: Results from a National Survey},
  author={Mark D Hall and Cheryl N. Poth and Patricia J. Manns and Lauren A. Beaupre},
  journal={Physiotherapy Canada},
  year={2016},
  volume={68},
  pages={141 - 148}
}
Purpose: To explore Canadian physiotherapists' perceptions of the factors that influence their decisions whether to supervise students in clinical placements. Methods: Using accepted survey development methodology, a survey was developed and administered to 18,110 physiotherapists to identify which factors contribute to the decision to supervise students. The survey also gave respondents opportunities to provide comments; these were analyzed via directed content analysis, using the factors… 

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Clinician's Commentary on Hall et al.1
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  • Psychology
    Physiotherapy Canada. Physiotherapie Canada
  • 2016
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The article by Hall and colleagues1 provides a compelling argument for understanding the factors that influence therapists' decisions to supervise or not supervise students.
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