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Physical Therapy (D.P.T)

Affective and Communication Functions

  1. Speak in English effectively and with sufficient volume to convey information to and instruct other individuals and groups from a variety of backgrounds, ages, and needs in a professional, respectful, and non-judgmental manner.

  2. Understand and interpret the verbal, non-verbal, and written communication of others and respond in an appropriate professional manner.

  3. Write clearly, concisely, and effectively in English.

  4. Effectively attend to people, information, and tasks in a complex, highly stimulating environment during an entire workday.

  5. Practice as a student in a safe, ethical, and legal manner.

  6. Meet externally imposed deadlines and time requirements.

  7. Effectively and consistently manage personal stress and the stress of others.

  8. Respond to medical crises and emergencies in a calm, safe, and professional manner.