Ep. 101 – What Pediatrics Can Teach Us All About OncoPT – Lynn Tanner, PT

Ever wondered what the heck goes on in pediatric oncoPT? For me, I have exactly zero experience in this patient population, so I reached out to Lynn Tanner, PT, to give us the low-down on pediatric oncology physical therapy. What she shares is powerful not just for our pediatric colleagues, but for ALL of usContinue reading “Ep. 101 – What Pediatrics Can Teach Us All About OncoPT – Lynn Tanner, PT”

Ep. 98 – COVID & Cancer: What the pandemic has revealed about oncology PT

Like it or not, COVID has significantly impacted oncology PT. Our ability to reach patients & treat them in a timely manner has changed dramatically. These changes have been largely negative. So what exactly has COVID revealed about how cancer rehab works? As a profession, our methods of getting patients in the door (or gettingContinue reading “Ep. 98 – COVID & Cancer: What the pandemic has revealed about oncology PT”

Ep. 97 – Remembering our patients, honoring our grief

Our big hearts draw us to oncology patient care – this isn’t a field where you can be only half-passionate about your work. It’s because of that big heart that burnout is so very real. We don’t always get the opportunity to honor our patients’ memories the way we want, so we’re going to try something:

Ep. 96 – Double Trouble: Dual Board Certifications in Oncology & Women’s Health – 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 care. Alexandra Hill, PT, DPT, WCS, CLT-LANA,Continue reading “Ep. 96 – Double Trouble: Dual Board Certifications in Oncology & Women’s Health – Alexandra Hill, PT, DPT, WCS, CLT-LANA”

Ep. 95 – 10 Must-Have Study Tools for the Oncology Specialist Certification Exam

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 reallyContinue reading “Ep. 95 – 10 Must-Have Study Tools for the Oncology Specialist Certification Exam”