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PT and the Greater Good

PT House Calls in the Snow
by Dean Metz
It started snowing last Wednesday. It is now Monday night. It is still snowing. I took Friday off as a holiday to help dissuade the homesickness. Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday and I miss it terribly. My team provided me with a Thanksgiving Read More...
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Prescribing Problems for the PT
by Dean Metz
A couple of weeks back I posted that I am actually able to prescribe medications in very particular circumstances. I thought that was very forward-thinking and praised the autonomy allowed to physiotherapists here. Today we take a step backward. I had Read More...
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Full-Time PT and Part-Time Student
by Dean Metz
I'm now careening toward the end of my first year as a master's in public health student. I've learned a lot about epidemiology, social and behavioral science in preventative care, global health, public health and the aging. I've also learned that it Read More...
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My First Week- The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
by Dean Metz
I have had a week now to begin utilizing my membership in the CSP. I've looked over their Website and found a few interesting ideas. The first thing that caught my eye was an e-portfolio of continuing professional development (CPD). In order to maintain Read More...
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Prescribing Medication as a PT
by Dean Metz
There have been some interesting developments this week. First I've discovered that I'm allowed to prescribe medications here in the UK. There are procedures known as Patient Groups Directions. What this does is establish who can prescribe certain medications Read More...
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    Dean Metz
    Occupation: Staff Development Specialist
    Setting: New York, NY – Newcastle Upon Tyne, Great Britain
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