Enhancing Clinical Reasoning Skills in Physiotherapy through an On-line International Discussion Forum

King, A. (Speaker), Shanley, J. (Speaker), Gavin Lewis (Speaker), Partha Kommineni (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation


The session presents student feedback about an online learning environment developed to enable PG physiotherapy students at Coventry University and MS Ramaiah, Bangalore to access resources, discuss clinical problems and share rehabilitation ideas. Students participated in an international video conference.
The aims of project were to enhance students’ clinical reasoning skills and to provide students with a global experience of physiotherapy practice.
Students felt that the learning experience enhanced their communication and clinical reasoning skills, enjoying the interesting international perspective on physiotherapy.
Period3 Jul 2018
Event titleAdvance HE Teaching and Learning Conference: Teaching in the Spotlight: Learning from Global Communities
Event typeConference
LocationBirmingham, United Kingdom


  • Clinical reasoning
  • intercultural competences
  • on-line learning
  • physiotherapy
  • Communication skills