Ep. 126 – How to help patients with skin issues (even if you’re not a wound care PT)

I hated wound care in PT school. Didn’t ever pique my interest. So when I went into OncoPT, I told myself I wouldn’t be seeing patients with wounds. WRONG. My very first solo eval had severe radiation burns – guess what? A wound. And just one of many I have seen so far in myContinue reading “Ep. 126 – How to help patients with skin issues (even if you’re not a wound care PT)”

5 Things to Know About Writing Your Case Report

The case report is part of the initial application process for the oncology specialist certification exam, but boy is it a doozy. It’s critical to plan for success, so here’s 5 things you MUST know about writing your case report. It has to be done & submitted by July 1 deadline (for 2022 exam). GetContinue reading “5 Things to Know About Writing Your Case Report”

Ep. 124 – How to apply for the oncology specialist certification exam

The deadline for the oncology specialist certification exam is rapidly approaching (July 1!), so don’t let it sneak up on you! In today’s episode, we’re covering important dates to know, plus a step-by-step walkthrough of how to complete the application. Starting from scratch? In tonight’s workshop, we’re taking you through our foolproof method to startContinue reading “Ep. 124 – How to apply for the oncology specialist certification exam”

Ep. 123 – But what about prehab?

The 4-part formula for star assessments works great – until you get a patient without any problems or impairments. So how the heck do you write a star assessment without a problem sentence??? I’m covering exactly this in today’s episode (thanks to my listeners who messaged me with this exact question!). Missed the 4-part formulaContinue reading “Ep. 123 – But what about prehab?”

Ep. 122 – Nail your OncoPT assessments every time

Oncology PT is rarely like outpatient orthopedic PT.  Pts often aren’t seen for 2-3x/week for 6 weeks & discharged.  Some are, but the vast majority don’t fit into this neat box.  In fact, they may need months of skilled PT services & ongoing check-ups, depending on their functional mobility impairments.  So how do we makeContinue reading “Ep. 122 – Nail your OncoPT assessments every time”