The second installment of our DEI Discussions series focuses on the career “pipeline” and equity.
The power of teamwork, dramatically illustrated.
Sean Bagbey, PTA, ATC, MHA, and Kacey Kline, PTA, BS, discuss the role of the PTA and the value they offer to the profession. They also discussed the implications of COVID-19, the looming budget cuts from CMS, and the job outlook for the profession.
It’s hard to work under a layer of PPE, but the results can be incredibly uplifting.
Student success and today’s students as the future of the profession with guest, Alex Koszalinski, PT, DPT, PhD, Assistant Dean and Director of Curriculum, Doctor of Physical Therapy at South College.
Christine Davidson, PT, DPT, and Nanako Barry, PTA, CBIS, won the APTA Outstanding PT-PTA Team Award for their exceptional teamwork and collaboration and share their model for success and answer your questions.
APTA’s first in a series of discussions about diversity, equity, and inclusion. This discussion focused on race and racism in physical therapy.
Enacted in 2017, the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact was created to increase consumer access to physical therapist services by reducing regulatory barriers to interstate mobility and cross–state practice. With T.J. Cantwell from the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy.
Serving patients where they live, through a different practice model. By Mollie Hope, PT, DPT.
As we move through life, we are confronted by moments, unexpected and unplanned, that can change us forever, if only we allow them to do so. By Ann W. Jackson, PT, DPT, MPH
Jason Falvey, PT, DPT, PhD, lays out key challenges facing the physical therapy profession, key research priorities, and key opportunities as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Reducing risk of avoidable hospitalization, helping offload the emergency department, and meeting post discharge rehabilitation demand for survivors of COVID-19.
Dr. Hunter and Dr. Jette share some of the experiences and insights of the total knee arthroplasty (TKA) guideline development group, including the comprehensive and systematic process used, the amount and quality of evidence analyzed, and the way in which the group approached recommendations when evidence was insufficient for a particular intervention.
Experts Katie Lucas, PT, DPT, Sarah Reinking, PT, DPT, and James Zachazewski, PT, ATC, DPT discuss injury prevention concerns, COVID-19 and safe practice and play considerations, and gave recommendations for preparation and implementation of sports activities in the upcoming phases of reopening.
Life as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant student is busy, stressful, and demanding, even in the most normal scenario. Now, add a global pandemic to the mix. As many of us are scrambling to figure out clinical assignments, watching lectures on zoom, and trying to study from our couches, we want to take a moment to talk about mental health and self-care, with Yusra Iftikhar, DPT.
Scott McAfee, PT, DPT, talks about discovering one’s value as a professional, how to market yourself to an employer, and how knowing the basics of marketing and business can go far when it comes to patient and community interaction.
Madison Kirkpatrick, SPT, Howe Wang, SPT, and your host, Yusra Iftikhar, DPT, discuss gender and sexual diversity, equity, and inclusion in the physical therapy profession.
Listen as three physical therapists discuss the topic of allyship in diversity, equity, and inclusion, and share their personal stories about the Black student experience.
A little more than 30 years ago, Scott Giles, PT, DPT, was fresh out of physical therapy school and decided he wanted to create study resources for the professional licensure exam. Along with his wife, Tracy, they eventually founded Scorebuilders.
As the country moves to reopen gradually, rules, regulations, policies, and recommendations are swiftly being amended, but valid concerns remain about how to safely run an outpatient facility during a pandemic. Members had an opportunity to ask questions of APTA staff and colleagues in the spaces of physical therapy and infection control to assist with facilitating evidence-based safety precautions and best practices as outpatient facilities remain open, and reopen. http://www.apta.org/Courses/20/5/29/COVID-19/
For PTs and PTAs, the two never have been more closely intertwined. By Carrie Hall, PT, MHS