How Do I Maintain Resilience as a Physical Therapy Clinical Student during COVID-19 and Beyond?

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

virtual on Zoom
link will be sent on day of event


Hosted by APTA CT Centennial Scholar Kayla Gomes, PT, DPT, NCS

This panel is the second session in a 2 day series on promoting grit and resilience in clinical education. Delivered virtually over the Zoom platform, Moderator Dr. Kayla Gomes and panelists (including a director of clinical education, clinical site coordinator, clinical instructor, and former student(s)) will discuss the topics of grit and resilience and how students may identify and promote these topics during their clinical affiliations. Discussion will begin based on questions submitted by students and time will be allocated at the end of the panel for Q and A.




-Briefly define grit and resilience and how these may apply to clinical education
-Describe challenges faced by students during their clinical affiliations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, interpersonal communication/conflict, psychosocial demands, and beyond
-Describe specific examples of responses to above challenges, and how various levels of grit and resilience seen in students during clinical education affected the outcome 

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