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Doctor of Physical Therapy

Lynn Frank

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Asst. Professor, Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education

1320 West Lombard Street
CHS267
Davenport, Iowa 52804

563-333-6407

FrankLynnM@sau.edu

Collaborates in implementing individual student plans for clinical education, assists with neuromuscular therapeutics and coordinates the course on management of the medically complex patient. Her clinical experiences include acute care and rehabilitation as well as pediatric consultation. She is a board certified neurologic clinical specialist, is certified in neurodevelopmental treatment for adults with hemiplegia and is a credentialed trainer for both APTA's Clinical Instructor Credentialing and Advanced Clinical Instructor programs.

 

Education and Training

MPT, University of Iowa
Physical Therapy

BA, ibid
General Science

 

Certifications
  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy
  • APTA Advance Clinical Instructor Trainer 
  • APTA Credentialed Trainer
  • APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor
  • Certification in Neurodevelopmental Treatment of Adult Hemiplegia

 

Current Teaching Responsibilities in the Entry-Level Physical Therapy Program
  • DPT 515 Professional Seminar, Fall Semester
  • DPT 630 Neuromuscular Therapeutics, Fall Semester
  • DPT 680 Clinical Education, Fall Semester
  • DPT 782 Clinical Education, Fall Semester
  • DPT 784 Clinical Education, Fall Semester
  • DPT 580 Clinical Education, Winter Semester
  • DPT 780 Clinical Education, Spring Semester
  • DPT 582 Clinical Education, Summer Semester
  • DPT 781 Clinical Education, Summer Semester
  • DPT 830 Management of the Medically Complex Patient, Summer Semester

 

Recent Publications and Presentations

Sass K, Frank LM, Thiele A, Newton A, Hartung SJ, Bork B. Physical Therapy Clinicians' Perspectives on Clinical Education. Journal of Physical Therapy Education. 2011. 25(3):46-52.

Frank LM, Cassady SL. Measures of Stress and Anxiety in Entry-Level Physical Therapy Students: Are They Related to Academic Performance? Poster Presentation at APTA Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, CA, February, 2006

Frank LM, Cassady SL. "Health and Wellness in Entry-Level Physical Therapy Students: Are Measures of Stress, Anxiety and Academic Performance Related?", Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal, 2005;16 (4): 5-13.

Frank LM, Riley N, Swanson C, Trapkus J. Pilot Study: Are Visual Markers in the Home Environment Effective in Improving Parkinsonian Gait? Poster Presentation, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Nashville, TN, February 2004

 

Honors and Awards
  • St. Ambrose Physical Therapy Program Special Recognition Award, 2000


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