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Advanced Search Background and Purpose Professional development is a cornerstone of physical therapist practice. As the profession moves toward the ideals of Visionmore emphasis is being placed on the process of clinical decision making.
Although reflection and mentorship are widely regarded as important instruments to facilitate the progression of clinical reasoning skills, little guidance exists in the postprofessional arena to assist clinicians with these essential needs.
Case Description The process of developing reflective clinical decision-making skills in physical therapist practitioners is described, and how this process was used at one institution is illustrated.
A tool for clinical reasoning and reflection is proposed that incorporates the existing conceptual frameworks of the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice and the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health ICF.
Outcomes This case report discusses how the tool was implemented by staff with varying levels of expertise, their outcomes in regard to the development of their clinical reasoning skills, and how the tool facilitated mentoring sessions around patient cases to improve care.
Discussion This case report describes a practical application of a postprofessional educational process designed to develop reflective and patient-centered clinical reasoning skills.
Although this process has shown some preliminary success, more research is warranted. By cultivating reflective thinking and critical inquiry, the physical therapy profession can help develop autonomous practitioners of physical therapy and promote the ideals of Vision Common types of clinical decisions include: Who needs treatment and why?
What are the expected outcomes of intervention? How should outcomes be measured and documented? What intervention, instructions, services, and number of visits are necessary to meet these outcomes? How should the patient and caregivers be included in the decision-making process?
How should the success of the intervention and cost-effectiveness be evaluated? Are referrals needed for other health care services and screenings? Clinical decision making is a very complex, uncertain, evaluative, scientific process 2 that can be costly, with a lot of intuition, in an effort to provide best practice.
Physical therapists strive to make decisions that include all aspects of expert practice, including knowledge, core values, clear clinical reasoning, and excellent clinical practice skills focused on providing high-quality, patient-centered care.
In making clinical decisions, physical therapists rely on a conceptual framework that includes theories of practice, CDM models, clinical reasoning approaches, and a model of disablement and functioning.
While in the development stage of launching a pediatric residency program, we recognized the need for a clinical reasoning and reflection tool that could serve not only as a reflection guide for the resident but also to facilitate mentoring sessions.
While pilot testing the tool with the resident, it became apparent that it also could benefit clinicians of all abilities in their journey from novice to expert practitioners, as great emphasis is placed on using reflection and existing clinical models to make better decisions about patient care.
The purpose of this case report is to describe the process of developing reflective CDM skills for physical therapist practice within the context of the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice and the ICF framework.
This report illustrates case examples in which this process was used in our institution. Finally, this article proposes the use of a tool that can be used in any setting to facilitate the following goals: Assist in the development of CDM skills of physical therapist practitioners.Start studying Chapter 15 Psych.
Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. transference the patient would transfer positive and negative feelings for an reflection b) unconditional positive regard .
Experiences that contributed in a positive or negative way toward the development of physical therapy knowledge and skills Academic experience: critical thinking Experiences that contributed in a positive or negative way toward the development of general critical thinking abilities.
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