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Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) Unit

14 weeks (15 weeks) – 40 hours per week

Wake Forest Baptist Health Requirements - ACE Unit

  • 14 weeks (15 weeks) – 40 hours per week
  • Daily schedules
  • Complete patients evaluations, develop treatment goals, and document patient progress
  • Weekly written reports summarizing Geriatric-related article readings – 14 (15) total
  • Active participation in daily ACE Unit Treatment team meetings
  • Weekly productivity sheets
  • Weekly meetings with Recreation Therapy Internship Supervisor
  • Plan and lead 1 group per week
  • Active participation in weekly Geriatric Outings
  • Monthly reports of productivity
  • Monthly bulletin board for unit
  • 2 special projects – 1 patient-related and 1 department/unit-specific
  • 2 video taped evaluations
  • 2 case studies
  • 1 oral presentation
  • Interviews with ACE Team Members
  • Orientation with other RT units (Rehab, Hem/Onc, and Psychiatry)
  • Weekly meeting with Recreation Therapy Intern Supervisor
  • CPR certification
  • Meet all university requirements
  • Mid-term evaluation
  • Final evaluation
  • Complete internship evaluation

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Recreation Therapy
Internship Information


Send letters and resumes to:
Wake Forest Baptist Health
Attn: Pamela A. Wilson, MS, LRT/CTRS
Clinical Director
Recreation Therapy
Medical Center Blvd.
P.O. Box 1110

Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1110

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