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URI Broadening Experiences Program (PT, Ph.D)
Various, Various; Various, Various U.S. (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring Break,
Winter J-Term
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Program Description:
Program Description:

Broadening Experiences

Broadening Experiences is your opportunity to apply skills learned in your Physical Therapy Program courses to a unique physical therapy setting that’s unlike any you would experience in a more typical clinical setting. In these courses students plan, prepare for, and participate in a two-week or longer volunteer service and clinical opportunity, including, but not limited to:

Universities and clinics in:
  • New Zealand, Ireland, Australia, Belgium, Japan, Sweden, China, Nepal, Philippines, Peru, Italy
  • Attendance at World Confederation for Physical Therapy, Amsterdam
  • Guatemala – center for children with disabilities and NGOs
  • India – hospital-based PT program and clinics[PT students weaving with Guatemalans

  • Navajo, Hopi and San Juan Paiute Reservations, Tuba City, Arizona
  • Therapeutic Dolphin Program, Key Largo Florida
  • Greenlock Therapeutic Riding Center, Rehoboth, MA
  • Therapilates

  • Women’s Health Experience
  • Home Health Experience
  • Wound Care Experience
  • Pediatric Oncology

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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter J-Term 2020 10/04/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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