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November 2012 - Posts

Transition to Rehab Management

What a Difference 20-Plus Years Make
by Karen Schiff
Waiting for a new semester to start is much different than 20-plus years ago. I don't remember having any length of time between semesters, let alone looking forward to the next-to-last semester of my preparation for receiving my DPT. The differences Read More...
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Major Changes
by Karen Schiff
A lesson in management comes in many forms. Previously, learning how to let an employee go was observed, especially a long-time employee. This past week has been another lesson. As a result of staffing optimization, there are changes that need to be made Read More...
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Lessons Unexpected
by Karen Schiff
Completing the fall semester early led me to believe that my first week would be relaxed and quiet. Unfortunately, this was not the case. As the senior physical therapist in a busy outpatient department, I'm expected to mentor, counsel and discipline Read More...
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Fall Semester Done
by Karen Schiff
After much sweat and tears this past semester, I've finally managed to finish my three online classes for my DPT with a month to spare. It was perhaps the most challenging semester so far, with a class titled "Direct Access." Having worked 20-plus years Read More...
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Staying Profitable and Productive
by Karen Schiff
One thing is true in the field of rehabilitation: Change is constant. This has never been more true than at the present time. Within the past year, there have been staffing shortages followed by staffing surplus; needed equipment, but not enough room; Read More...
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