Jul 13, 2019
Dr. Laurie Kontney (APTE Representative on the ELP, Co-Director of Clinical Education and Clinical Professor at Marquette University) comes onto HET Podcast again to chat about the APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor Programs along with different clinical education topics.
Laurie Kontney is a Director of Clinical Education (DCE) and Clinical Professor at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1986, a Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School (now Rosalind Franklin University) in 1994 and a transitional DPT from Simmons College in 2006. Laurie joined the Marquette faculty in 1994 as a Clinical Assistant Professor and the DCE, and has continued to work in the clinic in the areas of acute inpatient care, inpatient rehab, sub-acute rehab and OP neuro.
Laurie has been involved in clinical education since graduating with her undergrad; and was instrumental in forming the Wisconsin Clinical Education Consortium as a young clinician. She is a former member and chair of the Physical Therapist Examining Board (PTEB) for Wisconsin and has taken additional courses on medical ethics as part of her doctoral training. She is an invited member of the Dreamcatchers, an interdisciplinary think tank for ethics in rehabilitation. Laurie has been active at the district, state and local levels of the WPTA/APTA and has served on and chaired various committees at the local, state and national level and is currently serving as a member and chair of the Education Leadership Partnership (ELP). Laurie is also a trainer for the APTA Level 1 and 2 Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program (CCIP).