Assessing the need for change in clinical education practices.

  title={Assessing the need for change in clinical education practices.},
  author={Jennifer Strohschein and Paul H Hagler and Laura May},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  volume={82 2},
The purposes of this perspective article are to identify areas of need within clinical education, to describe various models and tools that are proposed and utilized in clinical education, and to explore the extent to which these models and tools might meet the identified needs of clinical education. A synthesis of the literature suggests that the clinical education process in physical therapy currently is characterized by 7 primary needs and that 10 models currently exist to guide the general… CONTINUE READING