Director of Clinical Education
Office: Wing B, #233
Dr. Katie Myers has joined the Doctor of Physical Therapy Division as Director of Clinical Education. Dr. Myers has a passion for exploring innovative approaches to deliver high quality clinical education curricula, including focusing on clinical instruction and student learning. She is active in the APTA at both local and national levels.
Acute Care, Oncology Rehabilitation
The changing landscape of healthcare and the growth of PT education programs has resulted in a renewed focus on the sustainability of the clinical education component of the DPT curriculum. Dr. Myers’ interests include application of curriculum development processes to clinical education, partnering with clinical educators to support clinical teaching needs, and exploring the concept of entry-level practice in the context of preparing graduates to enter the challenging and ever-changing health care field.
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.