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RehabCare Clinical Coordinator’s Research Supports Validity of FIST Test

January 30, 2015
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  • By: RehabCare Cara Greenwald, PT, tDPT, Clinical Coordinator for RehabCare at El Camino HCara Greenwald El Caminoospital Rehabilitation Center in Los Gatos, was published in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation recently for her work establishing the responsiveness of teh FIST test in inpatient rehabilitation. The Function in Sitting Test (FIST) is a 14-item test developed to provide an objective measure of sitting balance. The purpose of the study was to validate the FIST in adults undergoing inpatient rehabilitation, determine responsiveness to change of the FIST, compare change over course of... read more

    A Word or Two From a Trusted Advisor

    January 19, 2015
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  • By: Susan Evans, PT, RehabCare Clinical Performance Specialist Many of my fondest memories involve great challenges I’ve encountered in clinical settings as a Clinical Instructor. My students always kept me on my toes with their detailed questions about difficult patient scenarios. They benefitted from my expertise as a seasoned clinician,… read more

    Getting Your License: You Need To Know This:

    January 12, 2015
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  • By: Michelle Tristani, MS/CCC-SLP, Licensure and SLP Specialist Your years of hard work have paid off; you have your diploma in hand. The big question is, what do you need to know to start working? It’s up to each of us to review state licensure guidelines and understand the requirements… read more

    SPOT ON Newsletter

    January 12, 2015
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  • Check out our newest student SPOT ON Newsletter! See How the University of Texas celebrated PT month, find out what the “Wild Moose Chase” is and other interesting stories in this issue. Read the SPOT ON Newsletter now!

    Professional Association Events

    October 13, 2014
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  • One of our own – and the world’s #1 visually impaired tri-athlete – delivers keynote address RehabCare went all out for the APTA National Student Conclave held in Louisville, KY last October. RehabCare’s own Aaron Scheidies, a DPT from Seattle, WA, gave the keynote address and was introduced by Kindred… read more

    New Advocacy Network

    October 06, 2014
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  • Giving RehabCare a Powerful Voice In late 2013, we created the RehabCare Advocacy Network in order to help educate lawmakers about the value of rehabilitative therapies and to advocate on behalf of our patients and our profession. Interested RehabCare employees were asked to complete a brief survey, share their personal… read more

    A New Grad

    September 29, 2014
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  • Christy Thieben, Class of 2013 We first met Christy Thieben one year ago while she was completing her fieldwork with RehabCare at Bethesda Dilworth in St. Louis, MO. At that time, Christy was preparing to graduate with her Master’s of Occupational Therapy from St. Louis University. According to Christy, the… read more

    Exercise Prescription for the Older Adult

    September 22, 2014
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  • Battling aging through boxing, tai chi and more… RehabCare Student Programs and Marquette University have teamed up again to provide an educational opportunity for our rehab therapists in the Milwaukee area. The in-service, titled “Exercise Prescription for the Older Adult,” was developed by a select group of doctors of physical… read more

    A Recruiter, Linda Becker

    September 15, 2014
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  • I recently was given the opportunity to participate as a guest speaker on a call for over 50 students on clinical internships. I love interacting with students as they are approaching graduation; there’s a great deal of excitement and some apprehension as they prepare to transition from student to employee.… read more

    Academic Relationships

    September 08, 2014
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  • The lead topic of the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professionals (ASAHP) Spring Conference was “Connecting the Dots: Higher Education Reform and Employer Needs in Allied Health.” Established in 1967 by administrators, educators and others concerned with critical issues affecting allied health education, ASAHP today includes over 125 deans… read more