Clinician's Commentary.

@article{Pechak2010CliniciansC,
  title={Clinician's Commentary.},
  author={C. Pechak},
  journal={Physiotherapy Canada. Physiotherapie Canada},
  year={2010},
  volume={62 3},
  pages={
          274-5
        }
}
  • C. Pechak
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Physiotherapy Canada. Physiotherapie Canada
In this issue of Physiotherapy Canada, Crawford et al.1 provide an excellent overview of the growing phenomenon of international clinical education in physical therapy (PT) education programmes in Canada. The increased availability of international clinical internships (ICIs) reflects the “internationalization” of higher education in Canada and beyond,2–4 defined as “an institutional process that in some way internalizes the concept of openness to the world in all the activities and… Expand
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