Continuing ed is great & all, but it's worthless unless you actually do something with what you know. The real value of learning is applying it & sharing it with your colleagues & patients. Amanda Curry, PT, DPT, Board Certified Oncologic Clinical Specialist, is taking what she learned over the last year of preparing for … Continue reading Ep. 140 – How sharing your knowledge actually helps you
Last week, we heard from Dr. Andrew Chongaway, PT, Board Certified Oncologic Clinical Specialist about his experience completing an oncology residency. And it was awesome! In this week's episode, I interviewed Dr. Chris Wilson, PT, Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist, who is the director of the Beaumont oncology residency program director. So we get the … Continue reading Ep. 138 – What to know about oncology residencies if you aren’t pursuing one – Dr. Chris Wilson, PT
Physical therapy residencies are becoming more popular, but what are they actually? Right before graduation, we were told that residencies were the future of PT, so we should hurry up & do one. But we only heard about neuro & ortho residencies...I didn't even know oncology had some until several years later! Andrew Chongaway is … Continue reading Ep. 137 – How to thrive in an oncology PT residency – Dr. Andrew Chongaway, PT
Pelvic floor dysfunction affects a significant number of cancer survivors. Many of these patients will not be referred to pelvic floor PT. Instead, they will end up in oncology PT for other reasons & will "happen" to also have pelvic floor issues. So can we actually help these patients as non-pelvic PTs? The answer & … Continue reading Ep. 99 – Can you treat pelvic floor as a non-pelvic PT?
Headshot: Alexandra Hill, PT, DPT, WCS, CLT-LANA Within oncology, there's so much to know, mainly because our patients aren't neatly siloed into "just" having cancer. They have other impairments, or impairments that were exacerbated by their cancer & treatments. It's important to know how these other issues can affect our patients & our plans of … Continue reading Ep. 96 – Double Trouble: Dual Board Certifications in Oncology & Women’s Health – Alexandra Hill, PT, DPT, WCS, CLT-LANA