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  • Wound Care PT

    One of my classes this semester is titled ''Integumentary.'' The course covers a variety of topics related to the skin but is centered largely on wound care. In the first two days of the course we've learned dozens of dermatological terms, staging for different types of ulcers, wound and burn classifications and more. We've also seen a ton of ...
    Posted to Striving to Be a DPT (Weblog) on September 2, 2014
  • The Importance of Mentorship

    Although having only been a PTA for three years, I've found myself in conversations with many potential future SPTA candidates. Quite a few have been with bright and hardworking CNAs who I work with in skilled nursing and others have been with folks my age or older (that would be the 40+ set if you were wondering) looking into PTA as a second or ...
    Posted to Life of a PTA (Weblog) on April 18, 2014
  • Health Education

    So I live in Chicago. A fact that anyone who knows me would say I'm acutely proud of. And here in the Windy City, we have a saying during our election cycle: ''Vote early, vote often.'' Now this post isn't going to be about Chicago or voting or politics. No, this week, I'm going back to my old standard harping point: education (I'll tie it all ...
    Posted to PT on the Run (Weblog) on December 5, 2013
  • The Great Weight Debate

    I'm going to take a stab this week at a rather touchy subject. If you haven't already figured it out, one of my passions in life is being active. I'm not some sort of gym-rat or anything like that, but I try to eat healthy and work out regularly. I was also blessed with some pretty good genes when it comes to weight (lots of skinny Irish-folk in ...
    Posted to PT on the Run (Weblog) on November 27, 2013
  • Are We Off-Base About the Obesity Epidemic?

    I was riding the train to Edinburgh yesterday to visit friends. I picked up a copy of the English newspaper, The Independent, which had a very interesting article on childhood obesity. This topic has come up frequently in the ADVANCE blogosphere. We've discussed New York's Mayor Bloomberg and his ''nanny state'' tactic of limiting the size of soft ...
    Posted to PT and the Greater Good (Weblog) on October 1, 2013
  • Back to Class

    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 type of virus running through the department. Yes, I really am looking forward to absorbing ...
    Posted to Transition to Rehab Management (Weblog) on September 27, 2013
  • PT in the Great Outdoors

    I work in a hospital, and like most people who work in hospitals, once you step through those doors in the morning, you generally don't have time to go outside again until you're leaving in the afternoon. I remember in PT school it seemed like any hospital we visited, the PT gym was always in the basement (it's amazing there isn't an epidemic of ...
    Posted to PT on the Run (Weblog) on September 12, 2013
  • Staying Profitable and Productive

    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; along with insurance changes that are limiting patients' ability to obtain necessary help. ...
    Posted to Transition to Rehab Management (Weblog) on November 2, 2012
  • Friendships Abound

    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, where a patient calls to ask (again) why haven't I tried ultrasound and pelvic traction to ...
    Posted to Transition to Rehab Management (Weblog) on July 12, 2012
  • Presidential Perspective

    ST. LOUIS, MO -- The 63rd National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposia is underway in the Gateway City amid a scorching heat wave. With the temperature outside climbing to 106 degrees (seriously, 106!), one of the most momentous developments here is the inauguration of James L. Thornton, MA, ATC, PES, CES, ...
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