Can Reading Tolstoy Make Us Better Physical Therapists? The Role of the Health Humanities in Physical Therapy.

  title={Can Reading Tolstoy Make Us Better Physical Therapists? The Role of the Health Humanities in Physical Therapy.},
  author={Sarah Blanton and Bruce H. Greenfield and Gail M. Jensen and Laura Lee Swisher and Nancy R. Kirsch and C. Davis and Ruth B. Purtilo},
  journal={Physical therapy},
Physical therapy student perception of self-reflection activities in a musculoskeletal course: A mixed-method study.
Self-reflection activities can be implemented into the didactic portion of entry-level physical therapy education and be perceived positively by students.
Narrowing the physiotherapy knowledge-practice gap: faculty training beyond the health sciences.
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Particularizing an Internal Morality of Physical Therapy.
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Preface Marcia Mentkowski.- Introduction Anne Mc Kee and Michael Eraut.- 1. Developing a Broader Approach to Professional Learning Michael Eraut.- 2. Knowledge Networks for Treating Complex Diseases
Health Humanities in Post-Graduate Medical Education
Arts and humanities education is widespread in undergraduate but almost nonexistent in postgraduate medical education where it is arguably more helpful. This book fills that gap. It covers a wide
How Health Humanities Will Save the Life of the Humanities
  • C. Klugman
  • Education
    The Journal of medical humanities
  • 2017
The health humanities can develop students’ capacity for critical reading, writing and reflection about health and medicine in society, practice, and their own lives and inoculate all students against the influence of medicine, whether through preparing pre-health students to navigate the hidden medical curriculum or preparing future patients to navigating the health care system.
National Study of Excellence and Innovation in Physical Therapist Education: Part 1—Design, Method, and Results
A conceptual model was developed, representing the dimensions and elements of excellence in physical therapist education that is centered on the foundational importance of a nexus of linked and highly valued aims of being learner centered and patient centered in all learning environments, both academic and clinical.
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This perspective proposes a transformative call for reform framed across 3 core categories: (1) creating a culture of excellence, leadership, and partnership, (2) advancing the learning sciences and understanding and enacting the social contract, and (3) implementing organizational imperatives.
Patient Poets: Illness from Inside Out
Reflections on poetry as a particularly apt vehicle for articulating the often isolating experiences of pain, fatigue, changed life rhythms, altered self-understanding, embarrassment, resistance, and acceptance are offered.