Kim Nixon-Cave, PT, PhD, PCS
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 503-3499 fax
PhD, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
MS, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
BS, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
APTA Board Certified Pediatric Specialist
APTA Credentialed Clinical Educator Trainer and Instructor (Basic and Advanced)
Program Director of Doctor of Physical Therapy and Post-Professional Education
American Physical Therapy Association
Dr. Nixon-Cave is a trained qualitative researcher but participates in research studies that utilize different research approaches including quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methodologies to explore and examine health disparities, clinical decision-making of PTs, the impact of culture and environment on overall motor development, and the experience of patients and families and their interaction with the healthcare system. Contributed to the knowledge of the field through a record of research and publications. Dr. Nixon-Cave recently completed a research project examining the current practice of board certified pediatric specialists in physical therapy resulting in a description of specialty practice for PT pediatric certified specialists.
Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications
- Implementing treatment frequency and duration guidelines in a hospital- based pediatric outpatient setting: Administrative case report
- A tool for clinical reasoning and reflection using the international classification of functioning, disability and health (icf) framework and patient management model
- Use of a Delphi panel to establish consensus for recommended uses of selected balance assessment approaches
- Perspectives of therapist's role in care coordination between medical and early intervention services
- Factors that influence the clinical decision making of physical therapists in choosing a balance assessment approach
- Improving the quality of studies on self concept in children with cerebral palsy
- Cross validation of a self-concept tool for use with children with cerebral palsy
- Care Coordination Between Medical and Early Intervention Services: Family and Provider Perspectives
- An interdisciplinary pediatric rehabilitation project in Vietnam: the Temple team experience.
- Evaluation of the peabody developmental gross motor scales for young children of African American and hispanic ethnic backgrounds
- Physical therapists' perception of patients' pain and its effect on management.