Kyle, 27, Restores Function After 69 Days of IRF Treatment. Click here to check out his story!
Within moments of entering the building one could easily sense the excitement of the athletes. In the arena lobby, a female player, likely in her teens, was passing a random male player that was probably in his forties, they exchanged acknowledgements and then discussed the status of their teams; he… read more
On January 22nd, RehabCare hosted a Neuro-Development Treatment Training (NDT) at Kindred Nursing and Rehab – Woodland in Elizabethtown, KY. The course was instructed by Clinical Performance Specialist, Vienna Lafrenz, OT/L who provided RehabCare therapists with an extensive five hour onsite training. While the course was offered to our therapists,… read more
We recently conducted a Professional Development Workshop at St. Louis University for their Occupational Therapy Students. It was a great day filled with formal presentations as well as small group break-out sessions where we held more informal discussions to prepare the upcoming graduates for their job search. I was so… read more
A Look Into the APTA National Student Conclave – A Student’s Perspective By: Alexis Anderson, WKU DPT Program I am a first year physical therapy student of the inaugural class at Western Kentucky University, and I was awarded a sponsorship to attend the APTA National Student Conclave in Louisville, Kentucky.… read more
Kentucky’s Physical Therapy Association awards their 2013 All – Academic Team at the Annual KPTA Fall Conference.
The KPTA All – Academic Team recognizes outstanding physical therapy students that are members of the APTA/KPTA associations. These students are destined to make a significant impact upon the profession, whether on a community, regional, state, or national level. The academic team was established in 2010 and, to date, 38… read more
From the moment I stepped inside Kindred Hospital in Folsom, CA, I could tell high standards of patient care were to be expected. As a Level 1 fieldwork student, I can admit to immediately feeling intimidated and unsure of my abilities. Dennis, Beau, and Gina did a great job of… read more
Since the requirement to include G-codes and severity/complexity modifiers to indicate a patient’s functional status on all therapy claims began on July 1, 2013, there has been confusion among providers. In a recent McKnight’s Long Term Care News column, Shelly Mesure, MS, OTR/L, addressed the three most common areas of… read more
Now that you’re entering the work force, college loan repayment begins. APTA offers articles and resources on the Student Loan Repayment and Debt Management webpage. For new graduates, APTA also offers a Career Starter Dues program that will enable you to save 50% off your first year of professional membership… read more
Check out our newest student SPOT ON Newsletter! See success stories from students transitioning to therapists, upcoming events and more! Read SPOT ON Newsletter