UCA in the Bahamas: Physical Therapy Learn and Serve

 

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Through the Bahamas PT Clinical Practicum, doctor of physical therapy students will have exposure and practice in outpatient, inpatient, and community health physical therapy and primary care centers in Nassau and Eleuthera, Bahamas. The outpatient and community health centers primarily provide care for cancer survivors. The inpatient center provides medical care for all diagnoses.

Dr. Margaret McGee, Associate Professor, Physical Therapy

PTHY 5190 Topics in Physical Therapy-International Studies Seminar

PTHY 5290 Topics in Physical Therapy-International Study Field Trip/Clinical Practicum

Dr. Lisa VanHoose, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy

PTHY 4190 Topics in Physical Therapy-International Studies Seminar

PTHY 4290 Topics in Physical Therapy-International Study Field Trip

PTHY 5190 Topics in Physical Therapy-International Studies Seminar

PTHY 5290 Topics in Physical Therapy-International Study Field Trip/Clinical Practicum

Dr. Margaret McGee received her PhD in physical therapy from UCA as well as her MS degree. Dr. McGee has a BSN degree which she obtained from Stephen F. Austin University prior to entering the field of physical therapy and she worked as an RN in a variety of acute care practice settings. As an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, she teaches in the areas of cardiopulmonary, pathophysiology, therapeutic exercise and aquatics. Dr. McGee is a Board Certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. She is a faculty mentor in the Pediatric Residency program and she is clinically active at Allied Therapy and Consulting. Her research interests focus on measures of fitness in a variety of populations, gait measures in children, and on the influence of hippotherapy on gait and balance measures in children.

Dr. Margaret McGee • PT Center 315  Department of Physical Therapy


Dr. Lisa VanHoose

Dr. Lisa VanHoose

Dr. Lisa VanHoose received her PhD in Rehabilitation Science and MPH from the University of Kansas Medical Center. She completed the NHLBI PRIDE Summer Institute with an emphasis in Cardiovascular Genetic Epidemiology. Her BS in Health Science and MS in Physical Therapy were completed at the University of Central Arkansas. Dr. VanHoose’s teaching interests include pathology, physical agents, oncology rehabilitation, population health, and cultural competency. Dr. VanHoose’s research focuses on the incidence, prevalence, and severity of cancer related side effects with an emphasis on the disease burden of minority cancer survivors. She also investigates strategies to diversify the healthcare workforce to reduce health disparities. She has received both NIH and industry funding to support her research agenda. Dr. VanHoose is the Principal Investigator of the Cancer Rehabilitation and Wellness Laboratory. She is also the past President (2012-2016) of the Oncology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Dr. Lisa VanHoose • PT Center 314  Department of Physical Therapy

Travel Dates: May 9-20, 2018 (Tentative)


Deadline to apply: Friday, Jan. 26th

TBA

For information about insurance coverage: http://uca.edu/studyabroad/health-and-safety/