The Physical Therapist SL is a licensed physical therapist who complies with the Code of Ethics/Standards of Practice as outlined by their professional organization and by the State of Illinois. The position includes direct patient care, teaching, participation on appropriate committees and departmental process improvement.
Bachelors Degree in Physical Therapy.
Graduates prior to January 1, 2002, the applicant's curriculum shall have a minimum of 120 semester hours that shall include a minimum of 50 semester hours credit in general education and at least the following subject areas in professional education (a minimum of 57 semester hours required):
Basic Health Sciences (Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Kinesiology, Neurology, Psychology).
Clinical Sciences to include, but not limited to the major areas of: Medicine or Surgery. Physical therapy theory and application, including therapeutic exercise, evaluation procedures, physical agents, mechanical modalities, electrotherapy, massage, orthotics and prosthetics, and professional issues.
Clinical Education a minimum of 800 clock hours.
Graduates after January 1, 2002 must have a minimum of a master's degree in physical therapy.
Licensed Physical Therapist in State of Illinois.