What is a Postdoctoral Fellowship/Researcher?

Jan 13, 2017

What is a Postdoctoral Fellowship/Researcher? A Postdoctoral Fellowship/Researcher is an individual who has received their doctoral degree, and is working in a specially directed training program. The...

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What is Interprofessional Practice?

Sep 4, 2016

What is Interprofessional Practice? Optimizing the care provided to a patient through interaction and education between healthcare professionals. While multidisciplinary approaches draw on knowledge f...

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What is the Disablement Model?

Aug 26, 2016

What is the Disablement Model? A concept model used as a framework in research and clinical practice. Patient function is conceptualized as an interaction between personal factors, their environment,...

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What is Quality Improvement?

Jul 19, 2016

What is Quality Improvement? Quality improvement is a continuous, systemic approach to analyzing practitioners actions to improve patient outcomes. The aim is improvement of patient care in a targeted...

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What is a Chronic Injury?

Feb 15, 2016

What is a Chronic Injury? A chronic injury, as opposed to an acute injury, is one that develops over time due to repetitive strain or motion. Chronic shoulder injuries for example could happen as a re...

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What is an Acute Traumatic Injury?

Feb 15, 2016

What is an Acute Traumatic Injury? An acute traumatic injury is typically an injury the develops immediately after a single incident or force occurs. An example could be a slashing penalty in men̵...

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What is an Acute Injury?

Feb 15, 2016

What is an Acute Injury? An acute injury is one that develops quickly; typically it is an injury that happens fast, causing severe symptoms including pain, but does not sustain over time....

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What is Licensure?

Jan 5, 2016

What is Licensure? Licensure is the process regulated by the established statues that allow individuals to practice healthcare. It is illegal to practice in healthcare arenas without correct licensing...

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Immersive Clinical Experience

Jan 3, 2016

Immersive Clinical Experience Allowing students to experience the totality of care as an athletic trainer through practice-intensive experience....

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What is Health-Related Quality of Life?

May 28, 2015

What is Health-Related Quality of Life? Health-related quality of life is a holistic concept considering emotional, physical, and social functioning. It looks past simple, direct measures of life expe...

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