Laura Finkelstein, PhD, spends a lot of time talking to students who feel stressed, anxious, and burned out. And that feeling isn’t limited to students. Laura reminds listeners that to best care for your patients and clients, now or in the future, you need to care for yourself first. http://www.apta.org/Blogs/Pulse/2019/7/Podcast/MentalHealth/
Live chat with PT Professor Chris Petrosino, PT, PhD, as he talks about going into academics as a career option for physical therapists. http://www.apta.org/XchangeSA
From failing out of PT school, to placing last in a triathlon; you can learn from failures and use them to grow stronger. http://www.apta.org/Blogs/Pulse/2019/4/Podcast/Failure/
A group of 24 people from the US went to a rural town in Guatemala to renovate an old building and create a new physical therapy clinic—providing rehabilitation services to people who in most cases had never received that kind of health care before. http://www.apta.org/Blogs/Pulse/2019/4/Podcast/MoveTogether/
Live #XchangeSA chat with the APTA Private Practice Section Board President Sandra Norby, PT, DPT, on making your dream of owning a private practice a reality. http://www.apta.org/xchangesa/
Eliminating barriers to care. Protecting scope of practice. Reducing administrative burden. Those are just some of the issues for which APTA looks to lead change through advocacy. Justin Elliott, APTA’s Vice President of Government Affairs, joined us to talk about the health care advocacy landscape, including why students should care and how they can get involved.
Live #XchangeSA chat with Brooke Janicky, PT, DPT as she provides tips, and guidance from an insider’s on clinical residencies. http://www.apta.org/Xchangesa/
Welcome to the Pulse podcast. This podcast series expands on notable articles originally published at APTA’s Pulse blog for PT and PTA students so they can reach a wider audience. Imposter Syndrome is not a commonly known term, but something you may be familiar with. In this episode, we talk to Cruz Romero as he shares with us the range of emotions he experienced while going through DPT school, what he now knows is called imposter syndrome. http://www.apta.org/Blogs/Pulse/2019/1/PodcastImposterSyndrome/
December 2018: Live Student Assembly Xchange chat with physical therapist Michael Gans as he talks about how leadership can expand your horizons personally and professionally. http://www.apta.org/XchangeSA/
Welcome to the Pulse podcast. This podcast series expands on notable articles originally published at APTA’s Pulse blog for DPT and PTA students so they can reach a wider audience. In this episode, we talk to Kaylee Van Deusen, SPT, about visual thinking strategies. http://www.apta.org/Blogs/Pulse/2018/11/PodcastArt/
November, 2018: Live Student Assembly Xchange chat with April Fajardo, PT, DPT, as she talks about next steps after graduating a physical therapy program. http://www.apta.org/Xchangesa/
September 2018: Live Student Assembly Xchange chat with cofounders of WanderlustsPTs where we talked all things traveling PT and PTA. http://www.apta.org/Xchangesa/
In this episode, we talk to Ron Peacock, Jr, about his personal experience with something called stereotype threat. Ron describes what it was like to go through DPT school with an acute awareness of the negative stereotypes too often associated with black men, and the pressure he felt to defy those stereotypes. http://www.apta.org/Blogs/Pulse/2018/9/Podcast/Stereotype/
August 19, 2018: Live Student Assembly Xchange chat with Jimmy Pacini, PTA, title or why he’s cool as he talks about how to build professional relationships. http://www.apta.org/Xchangesa/
June 17, 2018: Live Student Assembly Xchange chat with Casey Coleman, PT, DPT, and Joses Ngugi, PT, DPT, co-founders of Pre-PT Grind, talk about doing something different within our profession. http://www.apta.org/Xchangesa/
March 2018 Student Assembly XchangeSA Facebook livestream provided tips for becoming a leader.
In this February 2018 edition of Student Assembly #XChangeSA physical therapist Mike Connor, Texas Chapter President, shares practical tips and advice for avoiding burnout during and after physical therapist or physical therapist assistant school.
In a disrupted health care environment, Sharon Dunn sees vast opportunity for a new generation of PTs and PTAs. (January 2018)
Heather Cronin figured out which patient population she loved when she found herself showing up early to her clinical rotations. (December 2017)
Megan Roos began her career in architecture. But after almost 5 years she realized her career wasn’t aligned with who she was as a person. (November 29, 2017)