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Huhn, Karen, PT, PhD

Huhn, Karen, PT, PhD

Huhn, Karen, PT, PhD

Chairperson/Program Director of PT and Associate Professor School of Physical Therapy

Contact Information:

Husson University
334 O'Donnell Commons
1 College Circle
Bangor, Maine 04401
Phone: 207.941.7620 Phone: Fax: Email: huhnk@husson.edu Department Email:

Professional Work

Research:

Dr. Huhn explores best practices for teaching and assessing clinical reasoning  with a particular interest in the use of virtual simulations to enhance clinical reasoning skills.

Grants:

Primary Investigator: Comparison of Standard Patient Cases and Virtual Patient Cases for Interdisciplinary Education. Foundation of UMDNJ           2012-13, $20,000-complete

Primary Investigator: The Effects of a Computerized Patient Simulation Program AcITAC (2009-2010)-complete

Co-Investigator: Assessment of a Web-Based Patient Simulation Program AcITAC (2007-08)-complete

Co-Investigator: Modification of a Commercially Available Software Program for Physical Therapy Use AcITAC (2006-2007)-complete

Peer Reviewed Presentations:

Huhn, K, The Effect of a Clinical Reasoning Course on Students Willingness to Think and Reflect, 2015 Education Leadership Conference, Baltimore, MD

Huhn, K, Virtual Inter-Professional Education, Can It Work? 2015 World Congress of Physical Therapy, Singapore

Huhn, K, National Survey regarding Teaching Clinical Reasoning in the Classroom and Clinic in the United States, 2015 World Congress of Physical Therapy, Singapore

Huhn, K, Development of a Hybrid Tutorial/Serious Game to Teach Home Assessment and Modification, 15th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH 2015).  New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Huhn, K, Exploration of Virtual Patient Cases and Standard Patient Cases for Inter Professional Education 15th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH 2015).  New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Publications:

Christiansen, N,  Black, L, Furze, J, Huhn, K, Vendrely A, Wainwright, S
Clinical Reasoning: Survey of Teaching Methods, Integration, and Assessment In Entry-Level Academic Physical Therapist Education, Physical Therapy Journal
In review

Huhn, K, Parrott, JS Exploration of Relationships Between the Health Science
Reasoning Test The National Physical Therapy Licensing Examination and
Cognitive Admissions Variables, Journal of Physical Therapy Education, in press

Huhn, K, Effectiveness of a Critical Reasoning Course on Willingness to Think Critically
and Skills of Self Reflection, Teaching and Learning in Medicine, in review

Huhn, K., McGinnis, P, Wainwright, S., Deutsch, JE., Comparison of 2 Delivery Methods: Virtual and Live Journal of Physical
Therapy Education, Vol. 27, No 3 2014 

Huhn, K. Black, L, Jensen, G, Deutsch JE Tracking Changes in
Critical Thinking Skills, Journal of Physical Therapy
Education, Vol. 27 (3), 2014

Huhn, K, Black, L, Deutsch, JE, Jensen, G,
Construct Validity of the Health Sciences Reasoning Test, J
Allied Health 2011; 40(4):181–186.

Huhn, K, Deutsch JE. Design and Assessment of a
Web-based Patient Simulation Program. Journal of Physical
Therapy Education 2011; 25: 5-10

Deutsch JE, Boberly M, Filler J, Huhn  K, Guarrera-Bowlby P. Use of
commercial gaming console (Wii) for rehabilitation of an adolescent with cerebral palsy.
Physical Therapy; 88: 1196-1207, 2008

Huhn, K, Bowlby, P, Deutsch. Clinical Decision Making Process of Prescribing
Power Mobility for a Multiply Handicapped Child. Pediatric Physical Therapy
2007; 19: 254-260

Huhn, K, Anderson, E, Deutsch, J. Using a Web-Based Patient Simulation
Program to Teach Clinical Reasoning to Physical Therapy Students: Feasibility
and Pilot Studies. Published in 2008 Conference Proceedings of the E-Learn Conference