Clinical Instructor Information

clinical instructors

Interested in supervising a student?

Supervising students as a clinical instructor is a rewarding process that shapes the clinical experiences and future of students in the Master of Physical Therapy program. Placements are six weeks in length and run throughout the year at the following times: 

Placement Course # Level of Student Year of Program Time Period Length (wks)
1 PT 9581 Junior 1 June – mid July 6
2 PT 9582 Junior Intermediate 2 Mid Nov – Dec 6
3 PT9583 Intermediate 2 Mid March – April 6
4 PT 9584 Intermediate Senior 2 Mid April – May 6
5 PT 9585 Senior 2 Mid July – Aug 6

Clinical Instructor Resources

All resources for existing physical therapy clinical instructors are now available through OWL, Western University's online learning management system:

  • Western faculty, staff, and students, use their Western Identity user id and password to log in
  • Non-Western users, with OWL accounts, use their non-Western email address and the password associated with the system 

Difficulties logging in?

Contact Wendy Bernier, Administrative Assistant for Clinical Education at