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September 2011 - Posts

Journey of a DPT Student

Interprofessionalism and PT
by Lauren Rosso
A few days ago, my entire class attended Pitt's "Interprofessional Forum," an event meant to encourage collaboration among health professionals. Attendance for all first-year health and medical students was mandatory. While the concept may have been innovative, Read More...
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Tests in the PT Clinic
by Lauren Rosso
I'm starting to find some conflict between what I am learning in class and what people actually do in the clinic. Not that I'm surprised it's happening, but the inconsistency is something I struggle with at times. In class, we've covered goniometry, manual Read More...
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PT Pledge Ceremony
by Lauren Rosso
Last Friday, my classmates and I participated in Pitt's first Professional Pledge Ceremony. From what I understand, this isn't a universal requirement in the physical therapy field, but I found it a very exciting way to "enter" the profession. The ceremony Read More...
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My First Affiliation
by Lauren Rosso
My first clinical starts tomorrow, so in an effort to be prepared (and not panicked) in the morning I decided to take a dry run to the site to make sure I could find it. This was a good idea until I realized that the clinic was not where I thought it Read More...
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