Two PT students share their experiences in the times of COVID-19. We also talk about mental health and stress — all of which aren’t new to PT and PTA students but may be different or heightened due to the pandemic.
What every physical therapy student should know about the health care landscape, payment, ethical practice, as well as advice on documentation, ethical decision-making, and how to navigate tough conversations all while providing quality care to your patients. http://www.apta.org/Blogs/Pulse/2020/2/Podcast/PaymentandEthics/
Kelly Clarke entered physical therapy school a little older than most of her student peers, having explored other careers before pursuing the physical therapy profession. She talks openly about some of the challenges she’s faced and advises that a lack of encouragement should not be mistaken for discouragement. http://www.apta.org/Blogs/Pulse/2019/12/Podcast/Nontraditional/
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/
Students identify and meet a need. Patients with cancer benefit. Authors: By Barbara Trencher, SPT, and Sarah Urke, SPT (PT in Motion magazine, September 2018)
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.
Heather Cronin figured out which patient population she loved when she found herself showing up early to her clinical rotations. (December 2017)