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Clinical Education

Clinical Education

Clinical Education in the College of Health Sciences and Professions refers to students’ education – outside of classrooms - in settings pertinent to their professions.

While laboratory and simulation experiences comprise a portion of education in our health sciences and professions programs, clinical/learning experiences are considered an integral part of the educational package.

Clinical/learning experiences in our college are as diverse as the disciplines represented below. These clinical/learning experiences may be referred to by different names, but all share the definition: that they are designed for the student to gain knowledge, that they require the student’s presence at the site, and that they are part of a course required for completion of a degree.

Clinical/learning experiences take the form of real-time application and incorporate evidence-based practice.  The scope of these clinical/learning placements is vast and can encompass the provision of services to patients/clients, capstone projects, service learning, program development, community health, administration training, and/or education/prevention activities.

Clinical/learning experiences associated with these disciplines are located locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally.

  • Athletic Training
  • Audiology
  • Child and Family Studies/Child Life Specialist
  • Community and Public Health
  • Dietetics
  • Environmental Health Science
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Health Services Administration
  • Long-Term Health Care Administration
  • Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant Practice
  • Social Work
  • Speech-Language Pathology