My first full-time clinical was in an acute care hospital setting, typically seeing patients in the orthopedics unit. Read to learn about getting ready, chart reviews, and hobbies after working all day.
Physical Therapy school is so much more than trying to achieve straight A’s. This is a must read for any students that struggle with perfectionism.
I had the opportunity to observe 5 different surgeries during my clinical affiliations. Read for 10 tips for a successful observation and to learn about hip and knee replacement surgeries.
I used the Happiness Planner throughout physical therapy school to improve my habits, stay organized, and focus on my mental health. I also recommend other journals to help you during school.
Make sure you’re following these tips as a pre-PT student to successfully prepare for physical therapy school.
Here’s a brief post thanking you for reading my blog, and updating about my recent holiday plans with my classmates and family.
Read about special tests, gaining confidence as a student physical therapist, and practicing my book skills on patients. This is a 5-part series about my part-time outpatient ortho clinical during my 2nd year of PT school.
During today at my clinical, I learned about lots of special tests, therapeutic exercises, and whiplash injuries. This is a 5-part series about my part-time outpatient ortho clinical during my 2nd year of PT school.
Physical therapy school can be really fun! Every year at UMES, the first year students choose a topic relating to physical therapy and create an art project to help educate others.
Embrace your inner physical therapy nerd on Halloween! These costumes are guaranteed to get a few laughs (or eye-rolls).