Doctor of Physical Therapy
…A Healing Mission
DPT Class of 2013
Prayer Faculty & Staff Miracle What‘s on my Funding PT Email
Facebook My Dismissal Drug Screens SPTA FERPA
Professional Cheating & Scholarships Curriculum Chapel SBU Faith
Behaviors Plagiarism Schedule Integration
Hard Work Name Tag List U. S. Grant Handbooks Comps Books
Missions Larry Bird Graduation Ben Franklin How Do I Fitness Center
Family Life Thankful ID Security & Clinical PT Review
Emergencies Education Committee /
Class of 2013 Dedication Prayer
Written by Dr. Brittney Millspaugh, DPT,
Class of 2010
Bill Karl Service Award Recipient
You can succeed best and quickest…
…by helping others to succeed!
What‘s this stuff on my desk?
Orientation Schedule Locks & Lockers
Welcome Letter APTA information
Handbook & Catalog DPT Community Website
Acknowledgment – http://users.sbuniv.edu/~slesh
Clinical Educ Disclaimer APTA Guide to Practice
Disability Disclosure SBU Credit Card Info
Lab Exp. Informed Consent Discount Sheets
Code of Ethics (APTA) Student Alcohol Policy
SBU DPT Honor Code Criminal Issues Policy
Race/Ethnicity Forms Academic Integrity Memo
Change of Address No Hat Policy
Chamber of Commerce Schedules
Packet Textbook Lists
Parking Permit ($40 charged Emergency Plans
to acct for full year) Portfolio (Binders)
India 2001 & 2002
Venezuela 2004 & 2005!
El Salvador 2007 & 2008 & 2010
Peru Fall 2009 &
"I am a great believer
in luck, and I find the
harder I work, the
more I have of it."
Sharon and Lindsay, class of 2004, Robin Holz, class of 2008, ―Outstanding
―Outstanding Research Award‖ Research Award‖
APTA Platform, Boston 2005 CSM Poster, Nashville 2008
Scholarships & Financial
High School Early Acceptance (old FG)
Sports Physical Therapy Scholarship
Bill Karl Emergency Fund
We need your help…
DPT Graduate Reception
Sponsored by the
Honor God and Your
This is separate from
Graduation which is on
Saturday @ 10:00 a.m.
Honors and Awards
Bill Karl Service Award
Top Academic Student Award
It is noted that students who are
disciplined for academic or other
infractions by either the Review
Committee or the Dean of Students are
ineligible for graduation and scholarship
Books are for Reading…
Sign Up sheet for how you would like your
name to appear
First name… last initial
Please wear temporary
name tags the first
couple of weeks of
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974
According to SBU‘s Official College Catalog (pp iii-iv)
SBU Fitness Center
– Not part of your tuition or fees
– UG students pay $704 per year to get access
to fitness center and intramurals
– $34 per month @ SBU fitness
– $10 intramural fee
Does not give access to everything
– $23 per month @ YMCA
Serious Time Commitment
– Time to study & prepare
– Time to travel to clinical rotations (34 weeks)
Jesus Heals Ten Lepers: Luke 17:11-19
―Be cheerful no matter what; pray all the
time; thank God no matter what happens.
This is the way God wants you who belong
to Christ Jesus to live.‖ - 1 Thessalonians
5 : 16-18
Pictures @ Lunch on Thursday – Becca
will get processed
ID is access to building and rooms
– Do not prop doors open and leave
– Electronic access gives us a trace
– Carry with you at all times
American Physical Therapy Association
APTA Vision Sentence for Physical Therapy
By 2020, physical therapy will be provided by
physical therapists who are doctors of physical
therapy, recognized by consumers and other
health care professionals as the practitioners of
choice to whom consumers have direct access
for the diagnosis of, interventions for, and
prevention of impairments, functional limitations,
and disabilities related to movement, function,
Sections & Specialties
– Combined Sections Meeting, New Orleans,
LA, Feb 9 - 12, 2011
National Student Conclave
– 18th Annual NSC in CherryHill, NJ
– October 29 – 31, 2010
Graduate Students not required to attend chapel
Could be used as a Portfolio item…
Set up a time with your advisor in the next week
or two… Short Meet & Greet (15 minutes)
DPT 2 students will be making a mentor list…
Mentor… Technical Help… Support… Parent… Counselor
Covering all the details, Policies and
Links to electronic versions of the
handbooks are updated in our community
You are Responsible for all material in:
– DPT Handbook
– SBU Student Handbook
– SBU Course Catalog
Technical Standards & Essential
– Individualized meetings with chair prn
Forms were distributed in mailing this
summer and should be return whether
claiming a disability or not.
Guest in their house
– Plan well in advance, but be flexible
– Learning experience not a vacation
– Many students to accommodate
– Focus on your experience not your
classmates. Life isn‘t always fair!
– Group Liability vs Individual Liability Insurance
Dr. Beck & Mr. Coleman will go over
details during orientation
CSM Faith Integration Statement
The Mission Statement and Vision Statement of
Southwest Baptist University explicitly state that
University activities are to be Christ-centered
and that instruction will be from a Christian
perspective. Every attempt will be made to
integrate into this course the Christian faith,
Christian world view and Biblical values
consistent with the Baptist heritage of the
SBU IT Services
SBU has a very aggressive SPAM Blocker
and it usually gobbles up emails from
Your ―default‖ SBU email may not be your
SBU email account!
– Change in Webadvisor
More IT Info
University-wide computer labs are available.
Use of computers for non-academic purposes may result in loss of
All files should be saved to your F: drive or to a disk, not on the respective
Please keep the computer lab clean.
Food and beverages must be kept out of the computer lab.
Please keep the door shut at all times unless a work-study student is
present. Do not prop the door at anytime.
The Wheeler building is Wi-Fi compatible and the PT Classrooms are
dedicated wireless workstations which have dedicated access to DPT
At no other time, should the general SBU population access, or be granted
access by a DPT student, to these rooms or utilize the resources.
The same expectations of no food or beverages around computer
equipment and room cleanliness will be held for the wireless classrooms as
the computer labs.
Knowledge & Understanding
Don‘t wait for the learning to come to you!
Flexibility in scheduling has a focus on
decreased in-the-seat time.
– Please use it wisely!
Required Readings mean just that!
– Be prepared for class and labs!
Letter from Dr. K. Gross, Class of 2010
If you have outstanding materials such as
transcripts, please see Rose ASAP
To be eligible for the clinical education component
and/or matriculation to the next year of the DPT
– successfully pass all prior courses in the program and maintain
an overall GPA of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale).
– successfully pass an annual comprehensive examination
– submit an individual learning portfolio for formal annual
To receive the DPT degree from SBU the student must
– complete all prior requisites
– participate in commencement exercises unless absence is
approved by the Provost.
Formal assessment and revisions of the curriculum will occur
annually with input from academic faculty, clinical faculty, students,
and graduates. The program and curriculum deficiencies will be
addressed and changes will be accomplished through a continuous
quality improvement process involving academic and clinical faculty.
The evaluation of the program graduates will be done using
information gathered from a variety of sources:
1. Performance on the licensure exam
2. Survey of patients - six months post graduation
3. Survey of clinical instructors - yearly
4. Survey of graduates - immediate post graduation, at six months
and at five years
5. Survey of supervisors - six months post graduation
6. Comprehensive Exams of students
7. Assessment Portfolios compiled by students
8. Post Course Satisfaction surveys
We utilize a comprehensive learning
portfolio that is compiled by the
individual learner as a formal
The portfolio fosters learner
ownership of the assessment process
and encourages growth and reflection
over the breadth and depth of the
The process should be viewed as
continuous, ongoing, and in constant
flux as the learner contributes to and
expands upon learning and growth
elements submitted to the portfolio.
We will go over this more in
Professional Development Seminar I
during Spring Semester of first year.
Fill your binder!
-Ulysses S. Grant
Outsourced company comes to campus to run
10 panel drug screen
You may elect at that time to submit to the test
we are providing or elect not to.
Should you not submit to the test, you are
responsible for securing a test from an outside
vendor, paying for that test, and making the
results available for your folder and clinical
“Cheating Has Never Been Easier --
Especially for the Wealthiest Students”
―Internet plagiarism often Maryland,
―At the University ofworks, but some 12
schools now subscribe to a computerized
students were caught using text
service called Turnitin.com that compares
messages ontocell phones to the
papers instantly billions of pages on
Internet. Any plagiarized text is highlighted.
cheat. At some schools they'd be
Turnitin founder John Barrie says schools
expelled, but at Maryland they
submit about 20,000-30,000 papers per day,
and his company finds plagiarism in about 30
were given another chance.‖
percent of those cases.‖
“Paige Laurie returns degree from USC”
Paige Laurie, the Wal-Mart heiress for
whom Mizzou Arena was originally named,
voluntarily returned her degree from the
University of Southern California. A Sept.
30 statement from USC confirms Laurie
surrendered her diploma, which
“concludes the university’s review of the
allegations concerning Ms. Laurie.”
― ‗This criminal case is about lying -- lying
to the FBI, lying to the SEC and investors,‘
U.S. Attorney James Comey said. ‗That is
conduct that will not be tolerated. Martha
Stewart is being prosecuted not because
of who she is, but what she did.‘‖
Convicted and served jail time
Tour De EPO
―Unfortunately, I think this casts doubt over most of the Tour field.
Cyclists from three different teams have now tested positive during
the first half of the Tour, and one whole team has been withdrawn.
Tour officials did indicate that about 20 riders were under suspicion
at the start of the Tour after testing near the limit for a blood
component commonly associated with EPO use. While I'm happy
that the cheaters are being caught, I'm unspeakably disappointed
that professional cyclists continue to feel it necessary to use
performance-enhancers. It's also quite dumb for them to use EPO,
for which there is a reliable test. Regrettably, one is left to wonder if
the other teams are clean, or if they're just better at hiding their
SEC charges former Gateway executives with fraud
Pentagon audit finds raises questions about
Halliburton overcharging for fuel in Iraq
Boeing executives fired in conflict of interest scandal
General Mills under investigation for cooking its books
ChevronTexaco to pay $275 million to settle federal
lawsuit that it broke pollution rules
Northrup Gruman admits overbilling U.S. Navy by tens
of millions of dollars
Lockheed Martin to pay $37 million in cost inflation
―At least 20 Florida State football players
will be suspended from playing against
Kentucky in the Dec. 31 Gaylord Hotels
Music City Bowl, as well as the first three
games of the 2008 season, for their roles
in an academic cheating scandal involving
an Internet-based course…‖
Marion Jones is sentenced to 6 months
―After long denying she ever had used performance-
enhancing drugs, Jones admitted last October she lied
to federal investigators in November 2003,
acknowledging she took the designer steroid "the
clear" from September 2000 to July 2001. "The clear"
has been linked to BALCO, the lab at the center of the
steroids scandal in professional sports.‖
―She also admitted lying about her knowledge of the
involvement of Tim Montgomery, the father of her
older son Monty, in a scheme to cash millions of
dollars worth of stolen or forged checks. Montgomery
and several others have been convicted in that scam.‖
Are the Records Real?
Steroids in MLB
“USA's 1998 4x400-meter relay world
– Antonio Pettigrew's doping admission
Recalled Test Items Posted on Discussion Boards
―The Federation of State Boards of
FSBPT hires Private Investigator
Physical Therapy (FSBPT) recently
Prometric Centers closed in Guam and Canada
New registrations for both the PT and PTA versions of the
Results overturned by FSBPT of 11:59 PM, Sunday, July
NPTE have been suspended asof individuals found to be
learned of a widespread cheating
given advantage with recalled items
11, 2010, for all graduates of physical therapy programs
Internet Cheating: Physical therapy Warned--
effortinby physicalTherapy Studentsstudents
located Egypt, India, Pakistan and the Philippines.
Unauthorized Use Of National Exam Questions Will Jeopardize
preparing to take the National 15
Career". Market Wire. September 2002. FindArticles.com.
Physical Therapist Examination
(NPTE).‖(2007). Security Watch: The Story Behind the NPTE
Score Invalidations. Federation Forum 22(2). p 12.
Cheating In Grad School
―According to the researchers, 56% of
graduate business students admitted to
cheating one or more times in the past
academic year, compared to 47% of
Duke MBA Cheating Scandal
―But on Apr. 27, school officials said that
Duke is taking disciplinary action against 34
of the school's first-year MBA students—
almost 10% of the school's 2008 class—for
allegedly cheating on an open-book, take-
home final in one of the school's required
core classes. It is the largest episode of
cheating in the school's history, officials said.‖
Psi Chi – The National Honor Society in
―Students were asked to report the frequency of
each behavior in an academic year. Most students
(78%) reported cheating of at least one type.
Grade point average and age were significantly
negatively related to reported cheating; sex,
ethnicity, campus type, and student status were
not. Although more common among younger and
academically weaker students, cheating occurs
across ethnic groups, campuses, and types of
―Girl loses Hannah Montana tickets for
―A 6-year-old girl who won four tickets to a
Hannah Montana concert with an essay
falsely claiming her father died in Iraq isn't
going to the show after all.‖
SBU College of Science and
Mathematics Academic Integrity
It is expected that all students will behave in a Christ-like
fashion and uphold the highest standards of integrity and
personal ethics. Students who cheat, plagiarize, misuse
SBU computing resources, violate SBU computer usage
policy, misrepresent the truth, or make false statements to
University faculty, administration or staff will be held
accountable for their actions. Such conduct is inconsistent
with the Christian lifestyle and Biblical principles
(Colossians 3:17; I Thessalonians 5:22; Exodus 20:16;
Deuteronomy 5:20; Proverbs 6:16-19; Proverbs 12:22; Psalm
97:10). If student misconduct occurs, the misconduct will be
dealt with as described in the SBU Student Handbook. Any
student assignment that is plagiarized or is associated with
cheating will be assigned a zero.
SBU Class ―C‖ Violation
Class C violations consist of unacceptable
moral or ethical behavior; serious law
violation(s); serious damage to property;
or behavior that is harmful (or potentially
harmful) to self, others, or the University.
Therefore, the following class C violations
are considered potentially dismissible
offenses, depending on the severity of the
More on Class ―C‖…
All forms of dishonesty such as plagiarism,
cheating and violation of the computing resources
– a. Plagiarism: (1) Using the ideas or writings of
another as one‘s own; (2) Appropriating passages or
ideas from another and using them as one‘s own, as
defined in the American Heritage Dictionary of the
English Language, New College Edition published by
Houghton-Mifflin, 1980. Examples of plagiarism
include, but are not limited to:
i. Using ideas, words or phrases, and/or wholesale scripts
from another‘s work without proper citation.
ii. Submitting the same work in two courses without the
written permission of each instructor.
And also a Class ―C‖…
b. Cheating: (1) To deceive by trickery; (2) To mislead; (3) To
practice fraud; and/or (4) To act dishonestly, Examples of cheating
include, but are not limited to:
– i. Collaborating without authorization.
– ii. Presenting work done by another as one‘s own, either in part
or in whole.
– iii. Altering a paper or other instrument after the grade has been
assigned for the purpose of misrepresenting the student‘s
– iv. Enlisting another person to take one‘s evaluation procedure.
– v. Using prohibited sources of information for examinations or
other testing procedures.
– vi. Knowingly providing any unauthorized assistance to other
– vii. Falsifying or changing information concerning academic
– viii. Facilitating any act that promotes academic dishonesty
including the withholding of information concerning the academic
dishonest conduct of another.
SBU Department of PT Policy
Students may be dismissed from the program
based on the following:
– 5. Cheating or plagiarism.
– 6. Any misconduct listed the SBU Student
Handbook as serious offenses (class C).
– 7. Serious or repeated breech of professional
behaviors found in SBU Professional Behavior
Definitions (Students suspected of any serious
misconduct are to be removed from the class by
the faculty member and referred to the
Department Chair for further action).
Welcome to a profession…
– Graduate school is now your JOB!
– But, it is more than a JOB!
Our professional expectations of you
– List & definitions in handbook appendix
– Commitment to Learning; Interpersonal Skills;
Communication Skills; Effective Use of Time and
Resources; Use of Constructive Feedback; Problem-
Solving; Responsibility; Critical Thinking; Stress
Class of 2008 Marches
on Jefferson City…
Dr. Hamann Marches
on Washington, D. C.
One at the end of each year
Used as an assessment tool for program
and for yourself
– 75 to 100 Passing (P)
– 0 to 74 Failing (F)
Thoughts on NPTE and where to find the
guideline and study patterns
Board Prep Course
Class of 2010 results…
#1 reason why health professionals are disciplined on
license is related to drug and alcohol abuse
DPT students must abide by the Southwest Baptist
University Alcohol Policy and Policy on Illegal Drugs
found in the SBU catalog and SBU student handbook.
Suspected violations of said policies based on
reasonable cause will be managed by the Dean of
Students as identified in the respective catalog and
May impact criminal background checks and clinical
Criminal Issue Policy
If any SBU student is arrested by law
enforcement, immediate suspension from any
and all University activities, practices and events
will be imposed until the University exonerates
the student. As outlined in SBU‘s Student
Handbook, discipline is intended to uphold
University standards, promote personal
responsibility and be educative in redirecting
student behavior. All students who choose not to
abide by student conduct policies are subject to
Dismissal from the Physical Therapy Program is a serious decision
made by the Physical Therapy Review Committee with approval of
the Department Chairperson to ensure that the individual student's
rights are protected and that each graduate will be prepared to
practice physical therapy consistent with the Program's mission.
1. A second final grade of "F" in any repeated course or final grades of ―F‖ in any two
courses (including courses already successfully completed).
2. A GPA of less than 3.00 while on conditional enrollment.
3. An "F" in any course if already on academic probation or conditional enrollment.
4. Non-compliance with the requirements stipulated in a remediation plan established
by the ACCE or Physical Therapy Review Committee.
5. Cheating or plagiarism.
6. Any misconduct listed the SBU Student Handbook as serious offenses (class C).
7. Serious or repeated breech of professional behaviors found in SBU Professional
Behavior Definitions (Students suspected of any serious misconduct are to be
removed from the class by the faculty member and referred to the Department Chair
for further action).
The SBU DPT Model
1. Accountability 9. Evidence-Based
2. Altruism 10. Education
3. Compassion/Caring 11. Screening
4. Integrity 12. Examination
5. Professional Duty 13. Evaluation
6. Communication 14. Diagnosis
7. Cultural 15. Prognosis
Competence 16. Plan of Care
8. Clinical Reasoning 17. Intervention
18. Outcomes 22. Consultation
Assessment 23. Social Responsibility
19. Prevention, Health and Advocacy
and Wellness APTA Normative Model of
PT Education 2004
20. Management of
Our DPT Curriculum
Our Healing Mission: The physical therapy department
at Southwest Baptist University is dedicated to
providing society with physical therapists who engage
in the art and science of physical therapy with a
Christian worldview. The graduate will be a clinician
generalist who is prepared to provide physical therapy
services for a diverse population in an evolving society
and health care environment.
Mission Statement (rev. 11.17.04)
A SBU Doctor of Physical Therapy graduate will be able
1. Integrate the Christian worldview into the practice of physical
2. Engage in professional practice expectations on a diverse
patient and client population throughout the lifespan.
3. Educate and communicate with appropriate stakeholders in the
health care environment.
4. Serve the profession and society to promote and improve
evolving health care delivery.
5. Reflectively practice the art and science of physical therapy by
critically evaluating, integrating, and contributing to the
expanding professional knowledge base.
6. Formulate a plan for life-long learning coupled with professional,
personal and spiritual growth.
Course Objectives: After successfully completing this
course, the learner will be able to:
1. Christian Worldview…
3. Clinical Reasoning…
Online at DPT Community Website
PTH 7533 Sports Physical Therapy
PTH 7543 Practicum in Physical Therapy
PTH 7553 Multicultural Learning in
PTH 6951-3 Selected Topics
PTH 7633 Advanced Orthopedics
If you are interested, please let Dr. Lesh
know for planning purposes
– Dr. Hamann and Becca Layer coordinate the
– Mr. Coleman will be the class advisor for the
– Organize and elect representatives
– Group will visit us after lunch on Thursday!
PT Review Committee
1st Year Coordinator
Locks and Lockers
Property of SBU
– Should be returned to the Department when
―I've got a theory
that if you give 100
percent all of the
things will work out
in the end.‖
Simply DON’T do your best… Be Superlative!
Exceed our expectations. Go above and beyond!
Honors and Awards
Bill Karl Service Award
Top Academic Student Award
Students who are disciplined for academic or other infractions by
either the Review Committee or the Dean of Students are ineligible
for graduation or scholarship awards.