EIM Inside Leadership: Courteous but Not Curious

Working with our knowledge is crucial. However, when we go beyond that knowledge, like overriding our car’s headlights, trouble can arise.

Daphne Scott examines how being polite can hide our hyper-focus on the patient’s medical issues, at the expense of their feelings and other aspects of their lives that impact their health.

How do you practice empathy…

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It’s Time to Overhaul PT Education: One Major Takeaway from the 2019 Graham Sessions

I’ve been attending the Graham Sessions for five consecutive years now, and each year, I return home more fiery and passionate about our industry—as well as the value we bring to our patients and our communities. Of course, this year was particularly special, because I had the honor of delivering a “What I Believe” speech—which, as I…

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Pain Neuroscience “Communication” vs. Pain Neuroscience Education

Align 2019 in Denver was another great experience with almost 400 health care providers networking and learning more about pain. The presentations had nugget after nugget of great information to advance our care for those with pain. If you did not make it, check out #align2019 for a recap of some of the great tweets. Also consider coming next year…

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EIM Inside Leadership: Time Isn’t Money

We’ve got an exciting announcement: the EIM Inside Leadership podcast with Daphne Scott is returning on a weekly basis!

This week, Daphne takes the old adage, “Time is money,” and turns it on its head. She looks at what why we work, why our work should support our life (not the other way around), and why more Americans should…

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Clinical Podcast: Burnout in PT | Dr. Brooke Janicky

We’re thrilled to welcome another member of the EIM family, Dr. Brooke Janicky, to the EIM Clinical Podcast! Brooke is our Co-Director of Accredited Programming as well as a practicing clinician, and she’s been active in the APTA since her student days.

This week, she, John, and Mark talk about an unsettling trend in the PT industry…

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How To Declutter Your Mind

Breathtaking changes in healthcare are leaving many of us with a nagging lack of confidence. PT, OT and SLP are developing so quickly that I always feel one step behind.

Robert Kegan’s book, In Over Our Heads, captures the distinct impression I get when I talk to therapists from all over the country. Regardless of our work setting, the…

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Clinical Podcast: Hybrid Learning and the Future of DPT Education | Dr. Kendra Gagnon

This week, we’re welcoming Dr. Kendra Gagnon to the Clinical Podcast! A pediatric physical therapist by trade, Kendra is the Director of Student Affairs at Baylor University and the co-director of the Hybrid Learning certificate from Evidence In Motion. She discusses her passion for hybrid learning, what hybrid education means for DPT programs, and why this model has…

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How PTs Can End the Opioid Epidemic

The opioid epidemic is a true crisis in health care. Instead of helping patients, profit-driven or careless pharmaceutical companies, hospital networks, and providers have caused irreparable harm. In 2017 alone, 72,000 people died from an opioid overdose. Furthermore, of all the patients who receive prescription painkillers on a long-term basis for noncancer pain in a primary care…

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