Ann Patterson

Professional Association Events

October 13, 2014

  • A Day In The Life
  • 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

  • A Day In The Life
  • 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

  • Uncategorized
  • 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

  • A Day In The Life
  • 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

  • A Day In The Life
  • 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

  • A Day In The Life
  • 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

    I’m Overwhelmed to be Chosen out of Approximately 500 Former Students

    September 01, 2014

  • A Day In The Life
  • The Outstanding Alumna Award Each year, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga PT Program and the PTA Program at Chattanooga State Community College host their annual Physical Therapy Forum. This year’s Forum on January 23, 2014 focused on Fraud and Abuse in Physical Therapy, and was presented by Sharon Dunn,… read more

    I Loved Implementing What We Learned!

    August 25, 2014

  • A Day In The Life
  • On January 22nd, Kindred Nursing and Rehab – Woodland in Elizabethtown, KY was host to an exciting Neuro-Development Treatment Training (NDT) event. The course was taught by Clinical Performance Specialist Vienna Lafrenz, OT/L, who provided RehabCare therapists with extensive on-site training for five hours. While the course was offered to… read more

    How To Take Advantage of Us

    August 18, 2014

  • Student Programs
  • As a recent occupational therapy student graduate, I would have loved to have access to the monthly student welcome call. These calls can help you make the most of your clinical internship, as they feature advice from clinical specialists, recruiters and recently hired new grads. Our most recent student welcome… read more

    The Value of a Customer Service Representative

    August 14, 2014

  • A Day In The Life
  • As a part of my internship with RehabCare, I had the opportunity to spend time with a multitude of departments at the corporate office in Saint Louis, Missouri allowing me to gain a well-rounded perspective of the Kindred enterprise, specifically the RehabCare division. I had the pleasure of spending two… read more