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Heather E . Knight, PT, DPT, NCS

Coordinator, Creighton University Neurologic Physical Therapy Program - Program Coordinator

Assistant Professor

Heather Knight

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School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Faculty
Faculty - Pharmacy, OT, PT
Physical Therapy Residency Programs Faculty
PT Neurological Residency
BOYN - Boyne

Heather E . Knight, PT, DPT, NCS

Coordinator, Creighton University Neurologic Physical Therapy Program - Program Coordinator

Assistant Professor

Teaching Interests

  • Board Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist (ABPTS)

Research Focus

Residency Education, Teaching and Learning, Neurology, Brain Injury, Older Adults, Balance

Department

Physical Therapy

Position

Assistant Professor

Articles

  • Knight H, Wong S. Flipped classroom model for introduction and case based application to lower extremity orthotics. Compendium for Teaching Physical Therapy Neurologic Content. 2015
  • Knight H. A Flipped Classroom Approach to Teaching Introductory Vestibular Rehabilitation Skills in a Laboratory Setting. Compendium for Teaching Physical Therapy Neurologic Content. 2015
  • Down Syndrome Research and Practice
    Ringenbach SD, Allen H, Chung S, Jung ML. Specific instructions are important for continuous bimanual drumming in adults with Down Syndrome. Down Syndrome Research and Practice; 200611(1): 29-36.
    11(1), p. 29-36 2006

Presentations

  • Knight H, Nelson K, Black L. The integration of contemporary active learning strategies for teaching specialty practice content. Education Leadership Conference. Phoenix, AZ. October 7, 2016. 2016
  • Knight H, Nelson K, Black L. Enhancing student learning through active experiential learning for vestibular rehabilitation. Office for Academic Excellence and Assessment. Creighton University 2016
  • Barr JB, Black L, Furze J, Gale J, Knight H, Nelson K. Common Curriculum: A Model for Inter-specialty Education Across PT Residency Programs, Platform Presentation, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Anaheim, CA, February 2016. 2016
  • Gillen AB, Knight HE, Carlson C. Serial casting followed by functional rigidity casting of the ankle to improve range of motion, balance and functional mobility in patients with neurologic deficits: a single case study. Poster Presentation. APTA Combined Section Meeting. Anaheim, CA, February 19, 2016. 2016
  • Knight H, Whalen J. Integration of vestibular and concussion rehabilitation into current practice. Creighton University Alumni Continuing Education Event 2015
  • Knight HE. Fall prevention: Maximizing mobility. Victory Summit. Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson’s Disease. Des Moines, IA. 2015

Awards

  • APTA Emerging Leader Award
    Awarded for early involvement in professional service and leadership within the profession of physical therapy.
    American Physical Therapy Association
  • Trauma Champion
    Honors healthcare providers that contributed to the recovery of patients who beat the odds of severe traumatic injuries. Honored in 2013 and 2014
    Bryan Trauma Center, Lincoln, NE