In the Words of a Student… Alexis

October 30, 2013
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  • 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.

    September 25, 2013
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  • A Day In The Life
  • 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

    In the Words of a Student…Renee

    September 17, 2013
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  • A Day In The Life
  • 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

    G-Code Clarification

    August 26, 2013
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  • Current Affairs
  • 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

    Attention Physical Therapists

    August 19, 2013
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  • 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

    SPOT ON Newsletter

    August 09, 2013
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  • A Day In The Life
  • Check out our newest student SPOT ON Newsletter! See success stories from students transitioning to therapists, upcoming events and more! Read SPOT ON Newsletter

    Three Kindred Spirits

    August 05, 2013
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  • A Day In The Life
  • 37 year old Kelly Downing gradually lost feeling in her legs and then woke up one day unable to move any part of her body below her neck. Kelly was diagnosed with chronic Lyme disease and no longer able to live her active life as a special education teacher, Tough… read more

    Health Sciences Students Selected for 2013 All-Academic Team

    June 24, 2013
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  • A Day In The Life
  • LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 12, 2013) − The Kentucky Physical Therapy Association (KPTA), in partnership with RehabCare®, has announced its 2013 KPTA All-Academic Team which includes three members from the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. Students enrolled in a DPT program or Physical… read more

    Employee Spotlight… Katie Lodge

    June 18, 2013
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  • A Day In The Life
  • RehabCare is the leading provider of rehabilitation services, including physical, occupational and speech-language therapies, to over 2,000 hospitals and long-term care facilities in 46 states. The SPOT On Newsletter is our way of informing, recognizing and celebrating the students who form the future Rehab Therapist Community. Click here to check… read more

    Benefits of Weight Training in Older Adults

    June 03, 2013
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  • A Day In The Life
  • Walking isn’t enough. The attached article published as a Patient Handout in Advance for Occupational Therapy Practitioners peaked my interest. It is directed towards people over 65 and asks the question, “Why do many people scale back their physical activity after retirement?” A healthier, more active lifestyle is the closest… read more