SHARON, Pa. — Jennifer Jewell, teaching professor in the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Penn State Shenango, recently presented at the 17th Annual Physical Therapy Education Leadership Conference: Pursuing Excellence and Innovation in Physical Therapy Education.
The conference, held Oct. 28-30 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a collaborative effort between the APTA Academy of Education and the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy. The conference is designed to educate and facilitate discussion among physical therapy educators. Jewell, along with other colleagues, presented two sessions as part of the conference: “PTA Education Summit Report: Implications for PT/PTA Education” and “Practice & Fostering Excellence Through the Use of Simulation in PTA Education.”
“It was such an honor to collaborate and present innovative educational approaches to my colleagues in physical therapy education,” Jewell said. “I always return from this conference refreshed and invigorated to apply new strategies in my classroom to be a more effective teacher.”
Visit the Penn State Shenango website for more information about the Physical Therapist Assistant program.