Reading, PA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014
Alvernia University will hold an information session on March 20 for those interested in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) -- the university’s newest program.
Interested students are invited to learn more about Alvernia’s DPT and admissions process with Program Director Christopher Wise, who will present on the program mission, philosophy, accreditation status, curriculum, faculty and other topics.
The event, which begins with campus and new DPT lab facility tours, is from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Alvernia University Student Center, Seminar rooms at the main campus in Reading, Pa. The tour is scheduled from 4:30 to 5:30 tour, and the presentation for 5:30 to 6:30.
"Alvernia University is pleased to announce the development of its new Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, which will be accepting its first class in the fall of 2015 (pending achievement of candidacy),” said Dr. Christopher Wise. “We are excited to share our mission and vision for the development of this exciting and innovative new program that features an evidence-based, hands-on curriculum and invite any high school or college student who is considering physical therapy as a career to attend this important event."
The information session will also include information related to financial aid, housing and other administrative issues.
About the DPT Curriculum
Throughout the curriculum, students will engage in 4 part-time and 4 full-time clinical education experiences, totaling 39 weeks of clinical education. Web-assisted resources will be utilized throughout each clinical internship to facilitate self-reflection and to connect clinical practice with previously learned classroom knowledge.
Alvernia is a distinctive Franciscan university, grounded in the Catholic and liberal arts traditions, that combines diverse academic opportunities with personal attention and an unmatched commitment to community service. Alvernia empowers students to become “ethical leaders with moral courage.” Through real-world learning and the challenging guidance of faculty mentors, they discover their passion for life and turn what they love into lifetimes of career success and personal fulfillment. Alvernia students do well and do good.