Tuesday, September 29, 2020

SLU PT Student Joins APTA Student Assembly for Missouri


Congratulations Brandon Moseley, DPT Class of 2021, APTA Student Assembly Core Ambassador for Missouri!

To learn more about our Physical Therapy Program, visit https://catalog.slu.edu/colleges-schools/health-sciences/physical-therapy-athletic-training/physical-therapy-program/

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

SLU PT Alumni Selected for APTA Missouri's First Centennial Scholar



DPT Class of 2018 Alumni, Beth Hughes, is selected to serve as APTA Missouri's First Centennial Scholar.  The APTA Centennial Scholars Program is designed to build a cadre of future association leaders at both the chapter/section/academy and national levels. 

Demonstrating APTA’s investment in the sustainability of the association as it begins its next 100 years, the program will support our collective quest for a diverse and prepared leadership pool. The 12-month program will run throughout 2021 with a goal of engaging 100 scholars, including the goal of at least one scholar sponsored by each of APTA’s chapters, sections, and academies. Congratulations, Dr. Hughes!  

To learn more about our Physical Therapy Program, visit https://catalog.slu.edu/colleges-schools/health-sciences/physical-therapy-athletic-training/physical-therapy-program/

Monday, September 14, 2020

SLU Health Resource Center Continues to Aid Virtually during the Pandemic



HRC Pro Bono Physical Therapy Visits continue via Zoom Telehealth.  Patients with a Doctor's prescription can schedule for a telehealth visit by calling 314-881-8088.  Thanks to this group of PYII and PYIII students for sharing their talents and time.

To learn more about the Health Resource Center, visit https://www.slu.edu/doisy/clinics-and-community/health-resource-center.php


Thursday, September 10, 2020

SLU PT Faculty Serves in the APTA Covid-19 Resource Panel Task Force



Kim Levenhagen, DPT, of the Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, is serving as a representative from the Academy of Acute Care PT to the APTA COVID-19 Resource Panel Task Force. 

Her service has resulted in the creation of several resources for practitioners in the field related to the COVID-19 pandemic including:
A co-written report, “The Aerosol Generating Procedure,” as well as  series of webinars to respond to the needs from Outpatient to Inpatient shift and COVID 19, including:
APTA Learning Center Series
Productivity vs. Value: Why We Need to Change the Discussion, and How YOU Can! CEUs:  0.2 CEUs/2 contact hours/CCUs (including assessment)
Arterial Blood Gases (0.1 CEU)
Putting the Value Back in Lab Results (0.1 CEU)
Tips on Drips- Integrating ICU Pharmacology into PT practice (0.1 CEU) 

To learn more about our Physical Therapy Program, visit https://catalog.slu.edu/colleges-schools/health-sciences/physical-therapy-athletic-training/physical-therapy-program/

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

SLU PT Faculty Achieves Research in Sports Medicine



Oluwatoyosi Owoeye, Ph.D., of the Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, recently published an article, "Epidemiology of All-Complaint Injuries in Youth Basketball," in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports.  

To read the full research, visit https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/sms.13813

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

SLU PT Students and Alumni Assist in New Hospital Move



Hospital Move! Thank you to the PY2s and alumni, Jamie Prus (DPT Class of 2020), who assisted in the hospital move yesterday. The new SSM Saint Louis University Hospital has sophisticated technology and design that supports and elevates our academic-medical partnership. And it has excellent views of the city.


To learn more about our Physical Therapy Program, visit https://catalog.slu.edu/colleges-schools/health-sciences/physical-therapy-athletic-training/physical-therapy-program/