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Transition to Rehab Management

Back to Class
by Karen Schiff
There's nothing like attending a Saturday continuing education class after a busy week of changing an entire electronic documentation system (which took about a year to create) as well as pulling outpatient appointments out of nowhere because of some Read More...
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Case Report Accepted
by Karen Schiff
The day has finally arrived. The conclusion of the DPT program came just a few days ago, when I received the "green light" from my mentor. After two years of preparation, the day has come where I can close my laptop on my distance-based, transitional Read More...
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Light at the End of the Tunnel
by Karen Schiff
Registration for the final two courses has taken place. Mental, physical and emotional preparation is next on my agenda. Although I have a pretty good idea about what my case report will be, I often question myself and my ability to develop a doctoral-level Read More...
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A New Beginning
by Karen Schiff
Day in and day out, more than a few patients have taken a life-threatening event and turned it into a life-changing experience. Many have admitted there is some reason that they're still alive and have taken the opportunity to experience what they were 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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Counting Down with Chaos
by Karen Schiff
As these past few weeks roll by, I manage to organize the rest of my assignments for my third class this semester. Having finished two out of the three classes already, I've become a bit of a procrastinator with my studies and haven't utilized my "down-time" Read More...
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Eye on the DPT
by Karen Schiff
The new semester begins Monday, Aug. 27, in the pursuit of my DPT. This semester brings with it three classes, which is one more than I'm used to having. However, after being in the program for more than a year already, I believe my classmates and I have Read More...
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Friendships Abound
by Karen Schiff
During this summer "break" from school, I have come to realize how appreciative our patients are. I have the best days only because I am lucky enough to hear the praise of our patients about the staff at our facility. Even on the most difficult of days, Read More...
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Full Circle
by Karen Schiff
Our daily routines often get so busy that we overlook the needs of those around us, besides our patients and their families. At any given time, we as physical therapists may be able to extend a gracious hand to assist others, while reaping the benefit Read More...
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Nutrition and Food Interactions
by Karen Schiff
This week has added another new role to the agenda. As a foster mom to four-legged creatures on a consistent basis (and subsequently adopting all), I took in two three-week-old kittens who would have otherwise been without a chance to survive. After this Read More...
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