APTA House of Delegates Usher: The Best Seat in the House

As a PT student, it used to be hard for me to differentiate between politics and policy. Whenever I heard or read the word “advocacy” in an email, post, or newsletter I always thought “that’s not really for me.” What do I know about advocacy anyway? I’m not an advocate. Or so I thought. Throughout … Continue reading APTA House of Delegates Usher: The Best Seat in the House

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On Imposter Syndrome: The Train that Runs Across the Street

“So it says here that we’re supposed to discuss what PT settings we have experience in.” “Well, I traveled to Mexico once on a medical service tri-” As we sat in class, the train rattled by across the street for what felt like the hundredth time that afternoon. I tried in futility to continue my … Continue reading On Imposter Syndrome: The Train that Runs Across the Street

Advice before your first clinical

Author: Lauren Copper- lcopper@elon.edu Before I started my first clinical, I felt overwhelmed and a little lost about how to best prepare for the experience. The sheer amount of information that is covered in the first year can seem overwhelming, and the idea of applying it with a real patient in a clinic setting intimidating. Don’t panic, and don’t … Continue reading Advice before your first clinical