Policy statement: Education

Education is the process through which learning takes place and the learner is changed and/or changes practice as a result. The goal of education is to facilitate the continuing intellectual, professional and personal development of students and qualified physical therapists. Physical therapists apply their learning continuously and use it to develop and improve their professional practice through a process of reflection, as they evolve from student to novice and to experienced/expert practitioner. Learning can be effectively facilitated in a number of ways, including formal teaching, , practice-based learning, technology-based, and learning from and through experience.

Back to listing