Event Title

Evaluating Students in the Affective Domain

Speaker's Credentials

Carol M. Davis, D.P.T., Ed.D., is professor emerita of the Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Medicine at the University of Miami. Dr. Davis is an internationally known speaker and consultant in teaching and developing curriculum in professional behaviors, attitudes, and values, in geriatrics, and in complementary therapies in rehabilitation. She is the author of Patient Practitioner Interaction—An Experiential Manual for Developing the Art of Health Care, editor of Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation–Evidence for Efficacy in Therapy, Prevention and Wellness, and co-editor of Therapeutic Interaction in Nursing, all published by SLACK, Inc.

Dr. Davis completed her master’s degree in physical therapy at Case Western Reserve University in 1969, and after a clinical appointment at the Massachusetts General Hospital and an academic appointment of assistant professor at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, she studied for her doctorate in humanistic studies at Boston University, graduating in 1982. She was appointed clinical assistant professor with the University of Miami School of Medicine in family and internal medicine from 1982-85, where she coordinated the postgraduate Fellowship in Clinical Geriatrics for family medicine and internal medicine physicians.

After two years as assistant professor at Boston University, she returned to the University of Miami’s Department of Physical Therapy, where she was professor and vice chair for curriculum until her retirement in December 2009. She served six years as a commissioner on the Commission on Accreditation for Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) and has served CAPTE as a team leader and site visitor since 1985. She also served on the APTA Ethics and Judicial Committee and was chair in 2004-2005. She was awarded the Outstanding Teacher Award by the Section on Geriatrics of the APTA in 2003 and was named the 2005 Linda Crane Lecturer by both the Cardiovascular Section and the Pulmonary and Education Section. She also was awarded the Lucy Blair Service Award in 1991 and the Catherine Worthingham Fellow award in 2003 by the American Physical Therapy Association.



Start Date

15-1-2011 3:15 PM

End Date

15-1-2011 4:00 PM

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Evaluating Students in the Affective Domain