rehabcare

In A Student’s Words…David (2)

September 14, 2012

  • A Day In The Life
  • This summer, I had the opportunity to work as a PT student in a setting that specialized in Senior Care and Geriatric Mental Health. It was eye-opening to me to discover how dementia and Alzheimer’s will change one’s approach to therapy on an hourly basis. Patients who are alert and… read more

    In A Student’s Words…Lindsay

    August 31, 2012

  • Clinical Education
  • Hey everyone! My name is Lindsay. I am an occupational therapy (OT) student in my final year of study at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. I have to begin my blogs by saying that I am so thankful to have found the career that fits both my passions… read more

    In A Student’s Words…Holly

    August 28, 2012

  • A Day In The Life
  • My name is Holly Houseworth. I am a student at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center in Tulsa, OK. I grew up in Norman, OK but have since lived in Stillwater and Oklahoma City, OK before moving to Tulsa. I am entering my third year as an occupational therapy… read more

    In A Student’s Words…Heather

    August 17, 2012

  • A Day In The Life
  • Hello Everyone!  My name is Heather Vaughn and I am entering my 3rd and final year of the DPT program at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. I am very excited to be a part of the RehabCare Student Team this year! I think it will be an amazing… read more

    In A Student’s Words…Nora

    August 10, 2012

  • A Day In The Life
  • Hi!  My name is Nora Malone and I am a 3rd year DPT student at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center – Tulsa campus.  I am not your typical, “traditional” college student.  I am a wife, a mother of two teenage boys, and I have been a licensed physical… read more

    In A Student’s Words…David

    August 03, 2012

  • A Day In The Life
  • Hi, my name is David L. and I am a physical therapy student beginning my final year in the D.P.T. program at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.  As a non-traditional student, I came into the program with a 13 year history in corporate leadership, where part of my responsibility… read more

    In A Student’s Words…Kristin D. (Entry 8)

    February 22, 2012

  • A Day In The Life
  • Gait Speed: A Simple Outcome Measure Outcome measures are used by physical therapists to document change in patients.  For example, the outcome measure will be performed at the initial evaluation and at subsequent points in the intervention process to determine if the patient has improved, declined, or remained about the… read more

    In A Student’s Words…Kristin S. (Entry 3)

    February 22, 2012

  • A Day In The Life
  • Every day that I am in the clinic, I am reminded of the great impact physical therapy can have on peoples’ lives.  This week I was able to witness a life changing impact that my clinical instructor was able to have on a patient that she had prior to my… read more

    In A Student’s Words…Kristin D. (Entry 7)

    February 15, 2012

  • A Day In The Life
  • Aging with Multiple Sclerosis My fall clinical rotation was at a facility that mostly served patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). I already knew I had a passion to help people with MS which began when a relative was diagnosed with the disease several years ago. While I already knew aspects… read more

    In A Student’s Words…Kristin D. (Entry 6)

    February 08, 2012

  • A Day In The Life
  • Whole Body Vibration: A New Approach to Balance Training? The elderly are at a high risk for falls and resulting injury. According to a study by Bruyere et al. (2005), 30% of people over the age of 65 fall each year and this number increases to 40% after age 75. … read more