The ABPTS oncology exam is an amazing opportunity to deepen your knowledge of oncologic physical therapy, but it's not for everybody. In fact, there's some very important reasons why you shouldn't take the exam...
This week we are talking about time. Most of us don’t feel that we have enough of it. We are running from one thing to the next, putting out the fires that are started by the notification dings on our phones or other devices. What do the constant notifications do to our quality of patient … Continue reading Ep. 150 – Reclaim your time with these 3 easy steps
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
It's time to start cracking down on studying for the Oncology Specialist Certification Exam (at least here at our house). This is my first time studying for the exam, so I'm really excited to be brushing up on all this great stuff & refreshing things I may have forgotten. While the exam can seem really … Continue reading Ep. 95 – 10 Must-Have Study Tools for the Oncology Specialist Certification Exam