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Doctor of Physical Therapy

 

Open House

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Each fall, the Doctor of Physical Therapy program hosts an Open House for interested college and high school students, parents and advisors. You can learn more about career options, advanced education and how to get ready for PT school. Faculty, practitioners, alumni and current students will be on-hand to answer questions and give you valuable insights.

Fall 2017 Open House

Saturday, Sept. 16
8:50 a.m.–3 p.m.
Rogalski Center Ballroom (get directions)

Online registration has closed. Registration will be accepted at arrival. 

Cost: $10/person attending the event
More Information: pt@sau.edu, 563/333-6403

Open House Schedule

8:50 a.m. Arrival and Registration

9 a.m. Welcome and Overview
Michael Puthoff, PT, PhD, GCS
Professor and Director, Physical Therapy Department

9:15 a.m. Professional Opportunities in Physical Therapy
Lynn Frank, PT, MPT, NCS
Assistant Professor & Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education, Physical Therapy Department

10 a.m. The Ortho World: Life as an Orthopaedic Physical Therapist
David Wedeking, PT, DPT, OCS, CMT, '15
Physical Therapist, Level II 
Genesis Physical Therapy and Sports Medicince

10:40 a.m. Break

11 a.m. Toy Story: The Inside and Outs of Pediatrics
Emily Schwytzer, PT, DPT, '09
Physical Therapist and Coordinator of Physical Therapy Services
Easter Seals Joliet Region

11:40 a.m. Orthopaedic Clinical Residency Program

Noon Lunch (provided)

For High School Students

1 p.m. Tips on Applying and Preparing for Physical Therapy School
Barb Ehrmann, PT, DPT, MBA, CEEAA
Clinical Associate Professor, Physical Therapy Department
MPT Class of 2002, DPT Class of 2007

2 p.m. Tours of Main Campus and Center for Health Sciences Education Building

For College Students

1 p.m. Tour of the Center for Health Sciences Education Building

1:30 p.m. Tips on Applying and Preparing for Physical Therapy School
Michael Puthoff, PT, PhD, GCS
Professor and Director, Physical Therapy Department



Whats Next

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