First of all, when we say ‘responsible’, we don’t mean that you are always doing things on time and never late to work. A responsible traveler realizes that we all share this beautiful little world and regardless of our differences, we’re along for the same ride. As a traveler, you can actually have a positive impact wherever you choose to live. Continue Reading
When we talk about exceptional therapists at Advanced Medical, we often stress outstanding evaluations or an ability to thrive in difficult settings. Our newest mentor certainly fits this criteria, and yet, her clinical performance is matched with a remarkable zest for travel therapy and the spirit of the open road. It is with great pleasure that I introduce our newest Speech mentor: Melissa Jones.
Last week, thousands of Speech Language Pathologists, Audiologists, and university students overwhelmed the city of Chicago for their annual convention. The gathering registered over 12,000 attendees, along with over 300 industry exhibitors. The theme of this years show was: The Magic of Teamwork – Science and Service Delivery. Continue Reading
This month is pretty busy when it comes to therapy conferences. ASHA and AOTA Student Conclave will be going on this month and we’ll be at both. These events are great settings for individuals from all places to come together to interact, learn, and have a good time. Here’s a little peek at our schedule for the middle of November.
November 14-16, the ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) convention takes place in Chicago, IL. The theme for this year is “The Magic of Teamwork: Science and Service Delivery”. Continue Reading
So you’re going to be a travel therapist? Woo-hoo!! Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or a newbie to the field, each time you go on a new assignment is an adventure ready to unfold. If your life is a novel, think of each assignment as an upcoming chapter. Beautiful setting? Check. New characters to get to know? Check. Now just make sure to check off these tips and you’ll be ready to take on the world. Continue Reading
This edition of Travel Talk is delivered via California. Where our traveling SLP Melissa Jones, brings an optimistic perspective to dealing with adversity. Continue Reading
Today I want to return to a familiar tune, with hope that the notes will change in the near future. Yes, that’s right, its back to the therapy caps. The arbitrary caps put into place in the 90′s that place a hard cap on therapy services. Currently the cap sits at $1900 for Speech and PT, with a separate cap of $1900 for OT. You can get the background history of the therapy caps here. Continue Reading
All throughout October, we’ve been celebrating National Physical Therapy Month with articles, tips, and even a giveaway! APTA and Moveforwardpt.com have also honored PT month by naming the top 10 fittest cities for baby boomers. We’re going to keep it going by talking about something that affects most seniors. Continue Reading
Our new grad team has the privilege of seeing scores of dynamic physical therapy programs up close throughout the year. Whether its bringing lunch on campus, shaking hands at a career fair, or sponsoring 3rd year students for convention travel, Advanced Medical is proud of our strong ties to the University system. The New Grad Program has helped hundreds of young therapists with continuing education, traveler mentorship, and a commitment to client involvement in professional development. In honor of National PT month, we bring you the top 3 DPT programs according to US News and World Report. Continue Reading
In our continuing celebration of National PT month, we look to the APTA Fit after 50 campaign. The feature aims to bring fitness and health issues to the forefront for 78 million plus boomers. I probably should pay attention since I haven’t been exactly following a “fit for 40” campaign.
The pitch includes testimonials from therapists, tips on maximizing physical therapy, as well as an infographic with boomer stats of interest. You can also access videos and even “move forward pt radio”, with podcasts available on itunes. Vital information for my parents, as an estimated 6 out of 10 boomers will be diagnosed with a chronic condition by 2030. Continue Reading