Tag Archives: ICU and Acute Care

Physical Therapy – Dilemma in Acute Care


Mary Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: As a physical therapy assistant in an acute care facility, I am constantly working with patients to increase their ambulation and improve gait patterns. Recently, on a PT’s initial evaluation the physical therapist only transferred … Continue reading

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Post Course discussion with Steven Sadowsky


Treating the Acute Care ICU Patient   Steven Sadowsky is happy to answer any questions you may have, and discuss treatment and practical applications in the ICU and Acute Care setting.  Sometimes there is not enough time through the course of the … Continue reading

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Measuring Therapy Productivity in Acute Care


Judy Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: Has anyone found a good way to measure productivity in acute care? It can vary so much from day to day for the evaluating therapists depending on what types of patients were admitted and how … Continue reading

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Free CE Course for Acute Care Therapists


Our new blog has been very successful building a strong pediatric therapy community. We would like now to do the same for our acute care therapists, building a community that will serve you well, a place for you to share … Continue reading

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Clinical Rotations? Specialization?


Rick Posts DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: I am in an acute setting for a large university hospital in the midwest. Currently our management staff prefers we rotate on an average of 4 month schedule around the hospital, with all Level 1 … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Faculty Member Ellen Hillegass


We are excited to announce that our distinguished Faculty member, Ellen Hillegass PT, Ph.D., EdD, CCS, FAACVPR, FAPTA  has been awarded APTA’s highest honor: The Catherine Worthingham APTA Fellow Award.  Please click here to visit APTA and read about Ellen’s achievements (you will … Continue reading

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Focus on Early Mobility in the ICU – Chris Permes approach is highlighted in APTA video


The Critical Role of Physical Therapists in the ICU Christiane Perme, PT CCS  is currently a Senior Physical Therapist at the Methodist Hospital in Houston, where she has practiced for the past 25 years with a variety of complex acute care patients. Mrs. … Continue reading

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