CEP and Stroke Boot Camp
Doctor of Physical Therapy Community Outreach

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Stroke Boot Camp

Stroke Boot Camp is a NO-COST,  2 week intensive, interdisciplinary treatment program for chronic stroke survivors. Faculty and students participate by:  1) helping design and implement the programs; 2) assist with collecting and analyzing clinical outcome data; or 3) providing hands-on interventions.  Healthcare professionals and graduate students from several disciplines and programs join together to provide multi-dimensional, patient-centered care that fosters social interaction.

Commmunity Exercise Program (CEP)

DPT faculty and students offer this NO-COST exercise service to the community. Classes led and supervised by Licensed Physical Therapists with graduate student participation. This is a focused exercise class for those affected by Balance, Coordination, Neurological, and Mobility related impairments and disability. Caregivers are welcomed. Parking is free. Space is limited based on availability.

Telerehabilitation, Robotic Therapy, and Augmented Reality Games for Stroke Recovery

As part of a series of collaborative clinical research studies with Dr. Steven Cramer’s Neural Repair Lab at UCI, Dr. McKenzie and DPT students have been involved in the inception and implementation of innovative approaches to stroke rehabilitation that incorporate cutting edge technology into emerging models of neurorehabilitation for stroke.  The interdisciplinary research team includes neurologists, post-doctoral fellows, M.D./Ph.D. and Ph.D. students, physical and occupational therapists, bioengineers and bioengineering graduate students, computer scientists, and undergraduates.

Chapman-CIME Physical Therapy Internship Program

The Chapman Physical Therapy Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) International Internship Program in Costa Rica is a 10-12 week program offered in collaboration with the Center for International Multidisciplinary Education (CIME) consisting of language instruction and cultural activities and independent supervised internship work in Physical Therapy.  Chapman University DPT students may elect to participate in the CIME-Chapman Internship Program as their final practicum.  It is divided into two blocks: an initial 4 week period in San Jose, Costa Rica and a 6-8 week internship period in a location within Costa Rica. Throughout both blocks of the program, students stay with Costa Rican host families.

Contact Us

For more information or to register for our programs, please contact:

Jessica Hua
Clinical Education Administrative Assistant
Harry and Diane Rinker Health Science Campus
(714) 744-7684
jhua@chapman.edu