Academic Coordinator of DPT STEPs®
Dr. Lardinois is an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor and maintains neurodevelopmental treatment (NDT) certification in pediatrics. She mentors students and residents and serves as a clinical educator in a collaborative model of clinical education.
DPT, Duke University, 2001
MS in Physical Therapy, Duke University, 2000
BA Hope College, 1998
STEPs®: PT 601, PT 611, PT 621, PT 701
STEPs® Clinical Educator
Areas of interest and expertise include: neurological injury, cerebral palsy, and other neuromotor disorders; torticollis; infant treatment; aquatics; orthotic intervention; and clinical education. She has more than 15 years of full-time outpatient clinic experience in pediatrics.
Lardinois, K. In pursuit. NDTA Network, July/August 2011; 18:4.
Lardinois, K. Entry-level clinical education: A collaborative model and NDT. NDTA Network, July/August 2013;20:4.
Lardinois KL, Gosselin D, McCarty D, Ollendick K, Covington K. A Collaborative Model of Integrated Clinical Education in Physical Therapist Education: Application to the Pediatric Essential Core Competency of Family-centered Care. J Phys Ther Educ. 2017;31(2):131-136.
Masoud, M., Gordon, K., Hall, A., Jasien, J., Lardinois, K., Uchitel, J., Mclean, M., Prange, L., Wuchich, J. and Mikati, M. A. (2017), Motor function domains in alternating hemiplegia of childhood. Dev Med Child Neurol. doi:10.1111/dmcn.13443
Howman, J., Wilkinson, T. C., Mulligan, N. F., Lardinois, K. L., & Pientok, C. (2020). Perspective in physical therapy education: creating a communication network to connect clinical education stakeholders. The Journal of Clinical Education in Physical Therapy, 2. https://doi.org/10.7916/jcept.v2.1962
Lardinois KL, Guge N. Physical Therapy for a Patient with Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood. Pediatr Phys Ther. 2019:31(3): E8-E14.
The program has determined that its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification in all states, the District of Colombia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands secondary to its accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, based on the following: CAPTE accreditation of a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant program satisfies state educational requirements in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Thus, students graduating from CAPTE-accredited physical therapist and physical therapist assistant education programs are eligible to take the National Physical Therapy Examination and apply for licensure in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For more information regarding state qualifications and licensure requirements, refer to the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy website at www.fsbpt.org. The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Duke University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Avenue, Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone 703-706-3245; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 919-681-4380 or email email@example.com.