The Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast
The Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast
Healthcare Education
The Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast is brought to you by multiple physical therapists where we interview prominent guests within the realms of healthcare education aimed at PTs, students, and other healthcare providers who want to transition to education and learn how to be effective educators and learners from various roles as PTs to patients/ CI/ Mentor/ CEU Teacher/ Professor/Administrator and transition to interviewing educators from other professions to observe their models to see what we can take from them with the goal to provide free and valuable content that can reach large numbers of people to help developing current and future educators. We also aim to ask questions to those in various roles from different perspectives on what in healthcare education works, what doesn't work how, and to challenge the status quo of healthcare education to make it better and discuss different strategies to fix it.
187. Using Technology to Improve Education: A Conversation with Dr. Gabriela Perez
On this episode of the Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast, Dr. Gabriela Perez, a physical therapist assistant and occupational therapist, discusses the importance of using technology in education. She shares her personal journey from being a physical therapist assistant to becoming an occupational therapist and how her exposure to technology in the clinic sparked her interest in using technology in education. Dr. Perez emphasizes the need to engage students through technology and tailor teaching methods to their learning styles. She highlights the importance of keeping up with technological advancements and using them to enhance the learning experience. Dr. Perez also discusses the potential of AI in education and the need for faculty empowerment to effectively integrate technology into teaching.Key Takeaways:- Technology can enhance engagement and make learning more enjoyable for students.- Understanding students' learning styles is crucial for effective teaching using technology.- Automation and AI can help streamline processes and improve efficiency in education.- Faculty empowerment is essential for effectively integrating technology into teaching.- Keeping up with technological advancements is necessary to stay relevant in education.Feel free to contact Dr. Perez at gperez@usa.eduSpecial thanks to both our sponsors, The NPTE Final Frontier, and Varela Financial! If you are taking the NPTE or are teaching those about to take the NPTE, visit the NPTE FInal Frontier at www.NPTEFF.com and use code "HET" for 10% off all purchases at the website...and BREAKING NEWS!!!! They now have an OCS review option as well... You're welcome! You can also reach out to them on Instagram @npteff If you're a PT and you have student loan debt, you gotta talk to these guys. What makes them unique is that they view financial planning as like running hurdles on a track. And for PTs, the first hurdle many of us run into is student loan debt. Varela Financial will help you get over that hurdle. They not only take the time to explain to you which plans you individually qualify for and how those plans work, but they ALSO take the time to show you what YOUR individual case looks like mapped out within each option. So if you're looking for help on your student loan debt, or any area of your personal finances, we highly recommend working with them. You can check out Varela Financial out at varelafinancial.com. Feel free to reach out to us at:  http://healthcareeducationtransformationpodcast.com/ https://www.facebook.com/HETPodcast https://twitter.com/HETpodcast Instagram: @hetpodcast @dawnbrown_pt @pteducator @dawnmagnusson31 @farleyschweighart @mail.in.stew.art @ujima_institute For more information on how we can optimize and standardize healthcare education and delivery, subscribe to the Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.
Nov 30, 2023
29 min
186. Rest, Rejuvenate, Repeat: The Power of Breaks for Optimal Performance
On this Teach Me Something Tuesday episode of the Healthcare Education Transformation podcast, Dr. F. Scott Feil takes us on a refreshing journey in part two of this five-part series, uncovering the underestimated value of breaks for our mental and physical well-being. Join us as we explore the art of strategic breaks, unveiling their ability to reinvigorate, refocus, and drive our daily success.Key Points Summary:Strategic Rest: Understand the significance of regular breaks—every 90 to 120 minutes—to support optimal brain function and maintain productivity.Active Disconnect: Embrace quality breaks by actively disengaging from tasks, stepping outside, and allowing your brain a moment to reset and re-energize.The Final Break: Discover the importance of ending the day with a significant break, fully disconnecting from work to indulge in activities that truly replenish your energy.
Nov 28, 2023
6 min
185. Gratitude and Self-Care: Morning Checks for a Happier You
Join Dr. F. Scott Feil in a heartwarming Teach Me Something Tuesday episode of the Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast. In this special week of Thanksgiving, Dr. Feil introduces the concept of morning self-checks, discussing their impact on physical health, emotional well-being, and overall happiness.Key Points Summary:Morning Self-Checks: Explore the significance of starting your day with a simple yet powerful routine to assess physical discomfort, emotional state, and mental well-being, fostering self-awareness and emotional intelligence.Empowerment through Awareness: Emphasize the role of self-checks in understanding personal emotions, physical sensations, and environmental influences, enabling better adaptations and fostering a healthier mindset.Holistic Well-Being: Discover how consistent morning check-ins can positively influence habits, behaviors, and overall happiness, setting the tone for a more fulfilling and successful day.Gratitude in Practice: Embrace the spirit of Thanksgiving by integrating self-care practices, expressing thanks for health, and nurturing a deeper connection with oneself for a better life balance.Special thanks to both our sponsors, The NPTE Final Frontier, and Varela Financial! If you are taking the NPTE or are teaching those about to take the NPTE, visit the NPTE FInal Frontier at www.NPTEFF.com and use code "HET" for 10% off all purchases at the website...and BREAKING NEWS!!!! They now have an OCS review option as well... You're welcome! You can also reach out to them on Instagram @npteff If you're a PT and you have student loan debt, you gotta talk to these guys. What makes them unique is that they view financial planning as like running hurdles on a track. And for PTs, the first hurdle many of us run into is student loan debt. Varela Financial will help you get over that hurdle. They not only take the time to explain to you which plans you individually qualify for and how those plans work, but they ALSO take the time to show you what YOUR individual case looks like mapped out within each option. So if you're looking for help on your student loan debt, or any area of your personal finances, we highly recommend working with them. You can check out Varela Financial out at varelafinancial.com. Feel free to reach out to us at:  http://healthcareeducationtransformationpodcast.com/ https://www.facebook.com/HETPodcast https://twitter.com/HETpodcast Instagram: @hetpodcast @dawnbrown_pt @pteducator @dawnmagnusson31 @farleyschweighart @mail.in.stew.art @ujima_institute For more information on how we can optimize and standardize healthcare education and delivery, subscribe to the Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.
Nov 24, 2023
6 min
184. The Importance of the PTA Profession and the Future of PTA Education with Katie Sutton
On this episode of the Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast, our guest Katie Sutton, a physical therapist assistant (PTA) and educator, discusses the importance of the PTA profession and the challenges it currently faces. She highlights the need for more PTAs due to a decrease in applications and an increasing number of PTAs leaving the profession. Katie also shares her motivation for starting the PTA Plus Podcast, which aims to showcase the diverse roles and opportunities available to PTAs. She emphasizes the need for PTAs to explore different career paths and advance their knowledge and skills through certifications and specialized training. Katie believes that PTAs play a crucial role in healthcare and encourages individuals interested in the profession to gain firsthand experience and understand the various settings and responsibilities of PTAs.Key Takeaways:- The PTA profession is important due to a decrease in applications and an increasing number of PTAs leaving the profession.- PTAs should explore different career paths and seek certifications and specialized training to advance their knowledge and skills.- PTAs have diverse roles and opportunities beyond the traditional outpatient setting.- Gaining firsthand experience and understanding the responsibilities of PTAs is crucial for individuals interested in the profession.Listen to the PTA+ Podcast on: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/pta-physical-therapist-assistant/id1691712028Feel free to reach out to Katie Sutton at:https://www.instagram.com/pta_plus/https://www.facebook.com/people/PTA-Podcast/100093326902910/Special thanks to both our sponsors, The NPTE Final Frontier, and Varela Financial! If you are taking the NPTE or are teaching those about to take the NPTE, visit the NPTE FInal Frontier at www.NPTEFF.com and use code "HET" for 10% off all purchases at the website...and BREAKING NEWS!!!! They now have an OCS review option as well... You're welcome! You can also reach out to them on Instagram @npteff If you're a PT and you have student loan debt, you gotta talk to these guys. What makes them unique is that they view financial planning as like running hurdles on a track. And for PTs, the first hurdle many of us run into is student loan debt. Varela Financial will help you get over that hurdle. They not only take the time to explain to you which plans you individually qualify for and how those plans work, but they ALSO take the time to show you what YOUR individual case looks like mapped out within each option. So if you're looking for help on your student loan debt, or any area of your personal finances, we highly recommend working with them. You can check out Varela Financial out at varelafinancial.com. Feel free to reach out to us at:  http://healthcareeducationtransformationpodcast.com/ https://www.facebook.com/HETPodcast https://twitter.com/HETpodcast Instagram: @hetpodcast @dawnbrown_pt @pteducator @dawnmagnusson31 @farleyschweighart @mail.in.stew.art @ujima_institute For more information on how we can optimize and standardize healthcare education and delivery, subscribe to the Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.
Nov 23, 2023
33 min
183. Unveiling Patient Wellness: The Impact of Social Determinants in Healthcare
Join Dr. Dawn Brown on another insightful Teach Me Something Tuesday episode of the Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast. Dr. Brown dissects the crucial role social determinants of health play in patient management, drawing from an enlightening article she encountered and shares how these determinants significantly influence patient recovery beyond direct treatments.Key Points Summary:- Social Determinants: The Hidden Influence: Explore how the often-overlooked social determinants of health significantly shape patient well-being, impacting recovery and outcomes beyond direct clinical interventions.- Context is Key: Understand the broad spectrum of factors encompassed in social determinants, from economic stability, education, and healthcare access to environmental and community influences.- The 80/20 Paradigm: Delve into the eye-opening revelation that only a fraction of clinical interventions directly impact patient recovery, emphasizing the paramount importance of contextual factors in shaping health outcomes.- Adopting a Population Health Approach: Embrace the necessity for healthcare professionals, including physical therapists and students, to integrate a population health framework into practice, research, and education, promoting a comprehensive understanding of patient populations and health disparities.- Empowering Change: Highlighting the need for a shift from individual-focused treatment to a broader consideration of communities, advocating for informed actions and policy changes to create supportive community conditions for universal health.
Nov 22, 2023
7 min
182. Dr. Dawn Brown Explores the Power of Inspirational Quotes
On this Teach Me Something Episode of the Healthcare Education Transformation podcast, join Dr. Dawn Brown  as she delves into the profound impact of inspirational quotes. Dr. Brown sheds light on how these succinct messages serve as beacons of motivation and resilience amidst challenging times. Discover the invaluable role quotes play in empowering students and individuals to persist, thrive, and navigate the complexities of life.Key Points Summary:- Nuggets of Inspiration: Explore the transformative influence of motivational quotes in fostering determination and resilience during difficult periods.- Uplifting Guidance: Uncover Dr. Brown's top inspirational quotes, each encapsulating valuable lessons on self-acceptance, learning from mistakes, and acknowledging progress.- Empowering Students: Gain insights into how these quotes serve as guiding lights for students, encouraging them to embrace authenticity, learn from failures, and trust their educational journey.- Influential Learning: Recognize the role of faculty and instructors in instilling trust in the learning process, guiding students towards becoming competent healthcare professionals.- Engaging Empowerment: Embrace the significance of Dr. Brown's wisdom on leveraging quotes to inspire personal and professional growth.Special thanks to both our sponsors, The NPTE Final Frontier, and Varela Financial! If you are taking the NPTE or are teaching those about to take the NPTE, visit the NPTE FInal Frontier at www.NPTEFF.com and use code "HET" for 10% off all purchases at the website...and BREAKING NEWS!!!! They now have an OCS review option as well... You're welcome! You can also reach out to them on Instagram @npteff If you're a PT and you have student loan debt, you gotta talk to these guys. What makes them unique is that they view financial planning as like running hurdles on a track. And for PTs, the first hurdle many of us run into is student loan debt. Varela Financial will help you get over that hurdle. They not only take the time to explain to you which plans you individually qualify for and how those plans work, but they ALSO take the time to show you what YOUR individual case looks like mapped out within each option. So if you're looking for help on your student loan debt, or any area of your personal finances, we highly recommend working with them. You can check out Varela Financial out at varelafinancial.com. Feel free to reach out to us at:  http://healthcareeducationtransformationpodcast.com/ https://www.facebook.com/HETPodcast https://twitter.com/HETpodcast Instagram: @hetpodcast @dawnbrown_pt @pteducator @dawnmagnusson31 @farleyschweighart @mail.in.stew.art @ujima_institute For more information on how we can optimize and standardize healthcare education and delivery, subscribe to the Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.
Nov 21, 2023
7 min
181. Transitioning from PT Student to Professional: Passing the Board Exam and Future Goals with Dr. Franki Kaspar
In this episode, Dr. Frankie Kaspar shares her experience transitioning from a physical therapy student to a licensed physical therapist. She discusses her study process for the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) and the challenges she faced during the exam. Frankie also talks about her plans for the future, including pursuing board certification in neurology and potentially entering academia. She emphasizes the importance of finding a balance between work and personal life to avoid burnout.Key Takeaways:- Frankie studied full-time for about a month and a half to prepare for the NPTE.- She implemented strategies like taking breaks and practicing deep breathing during the exam to manage stress and stay focused.- Frankie plans to pursue board certification in neurology and eventually enter academia.- She recognizes the importance of finding a balance between work and personal life to avoid burnout.Feel free to contact Dr. Franki Kaspar at:https://www.linkedin.com/in/francescakaspar/https://twitter.com/frankikasparSpecial thanks to both our sponsors, The NPTE Final Frontier, and Varela Financial! If you are taking the NPTE or are teaching those about to take the NPTE, visit the NPTE FInal Frontier at www.NPTEFF.com and use code "HET" for 10% off all purchases at the website...and BREAKING NEWS!!!! They now have an OCS review option as well... You're welcome! You can also reach out to them on Instagram @npteff If you're a PT and you have student loan debt, you gotta talk to these guys. What makes them unique is that they view financial planning as like running hurdles on a track. And for PTs, the first hurdle many of us run into is student loan debt. Varela Financial will help you get over that hurdle. They not only take the time to explain to you which plans you individually qualify for and how those plans work, but they ALSO take the time to show you what YOUR individual case looks like mapped out within each option. So if you're looking for help on your student loan debt, or any area of your personal finances, we highly recommend working with them. You can check out Varela Financial out at varelafinancial.com. Feel free to reach out to us at:  http://healthcareeducationtransformationpodcast.com/ https://www.facebook.com/HETPodcast https://twitter.com/HETpodcast Instagram: @hetpodcast @dawnbrown_pt @pteducator @dawnmagnusson31 @farleyschweighart @mail.in.stew.art @ujima_institute For more information on how we can optimize and standardize healthcare education and delivery, subscribe to the Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.
Nov 20, 2023
43 min
180. Empowering Physical Therapists: Dr. Dawn Brown's Trailblazing Appointment
On this episode of the Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast, Dr. Dawn Brown shares her groundbreaking appointment as the physical therapist representative on the Illinois State Board of Health. She unravels the significance of ensuring physical therapists have a strong voice in healthcare policies and reveals how her role enables her to infuse the profession's perspective into critical discussions on health equity, access, and social determinants of health. Dr. Brown underscores the urgency for a shift in physical therapy education towards competencies related to population health and social risk factors. Join us to explore the potential impact Dr. Brown can make in this influential position and the vital role of advocacy in shaping healthcare.Key Takeaways:Advocacy for Inclusion: Discover why it's crucial for physical therapists to assert their place in policymaking and health-related dialogues.Holistic Education Emphasis: Prioritize addressing health equity, access, and social determinants of health in the curriculum of physical therapy education.Community-Centric Care: Grasp how the role of physical therapists extends beyond individual patient care to positively influence population health and communities.Advocacy for Change: Learn why staying informed and actively participating in advocacy efforts is the cornerstone of effecting positive transformations in healthcare policy and regulations.Feel free to contact Dr Brown at: dawn.brown@northwestern.eduhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/dawnbrownpt/Special thanks to both our sponsors, The NPTE Final Frontier, and Varela Financial! If you are taking the NPTE or are teaching those about to take the NPTE, visit the NPTE FInal Frontier at www.NPTEFF.com and use code "HET" for 10% off all purchases at the website...and BREAKING NEWS!!!! They now have an OCS review option as well... You're welcome! You can also reach out to them on Instagram @npteff If you're a PT and you have student loan debt, you gotta talk to these guys. What makes them unique is that they view financial planning as like running hurdles on a track. And for PTs, the first hurdle many of us run into is student loan debt. Varela Financial will help you get over that hurdle. They not only take the time to explain to you which plans you individually qualify for and how those plans work, but they ALSO take the time to show you what YOUR individual case looks like mapped out within each option. So if you're looking for help on your student loan debt, or any area of your personal finances, we highly recommend working with them. You can check out Varela Financial out at varelafinancial.com. Feel free to reach out to us at:  http://healthcareeducationtransformationpodcast.com/ https://www.facebook.com/HETPodcast https://twitter.com/HETpodcast Instagram: @hetpodcast @dawnbrown_pt @pteducator @dawnmagnusson31 @farleyschweighart @mail.in.stew.art @ujima_institute For more information on how we can optimize and standardize healthcare education and delivery, subscribe to the Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.
Nov 9, 2023
30 min
179. Empathy in Education: Navigating Triggers with Dr. F. Scott Feil
On this Teach Me Something Episode of the Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast, dive in with Dr. F. Scott Feil as we uncover the intricate art of understanding and navigating triggers in healthcare education. Dr. Feil shares insightful strategies to create a safe learning space for all, ensuring every student's unique experiences are valued.Key Points:Empathy Matters: Learn the importance of empathetic teaching in healthcare education.Nurturing Safe Spaces: Discover how to proactively address potential triggers with students.Personal Growth through Education: Understand how fostering an open environment benefits both educators and learners.Special thanks to both our sponsors, The NPTE Final Frontier, and Varela Financial! If you are taking the NPTE or are teaching those about to take the NPTE, visit the NPTE FInal Frontier at www.NPTEFF.com and use code "HET" for 10% off all purchases at the website...and BREAKING NEWS!!!! They now have an OCS review option as well... You're welcome! You can also reach out to them on Instagram @npteff If you're a PT and you have student loan debt, you gotta talk to these guys. What makes them unique is that they view financial planning as like running hurdles on a track. And for PTs, the first hurdle many of us run into is student loan debt. Varela Financial will help you get over that hurdle. They not only take the time to explain to you which plans you individually qualify for and how those plans work, but they ALSO take the time to show you what YOUR individual case looks like mapped out within each option. So if you're looking for help on your student loan debt, or any area of your personal finances, we highly recommend working with them. You can check out Varela Financial out at varelafinancial.com. Feel free to reach out to us at:  http://healthcareeducationtransformationpodcast.com/ https://www.facebook.com/HETPodcast https://twitter.com/HETpodcast Instagram: @hetpodcast @dawnbrown_pt @pteducator @dawnmagnusson31 @farleyschweighart @mail.in.stew.art @ujima_institute For more information on how we can optimize and standardize healthcare education and delivery, subscribe to the Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.
Nov 7, 2023
6 min
178. Dissertation Journey: Navigating Challenges and Finding Growth with Dr. Lonnie Stewart
Welcome to this episode of the Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast, where Dr. Lonnie Stewart shares his remarkable journey defending his dissertation. Discover the valuable advice he offers to fellow scholars, especially during these challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Stewart's story is a testament to the power of perseverance and the incredible growth that comes from completing this academic milestone. Learn about the significance of mentors, the treasure trove of resources available, and the art of breaking down this academic Everest into manageable steps. Get ready to embark on a transformative dissertation adventure!Key Takeaways:Never Give Up: When things get tough, remember to keep going. Find a Guide: Mentors are like wise wizards who help you on your journey. Take Small Steps: Big tasks become easy when you break them into little parts. Editing Makes Perfect: It's normal to make changes along the way. Every draft gets better! Grow as You Go: Doing a dissertation is like growing your brain muscles. You get smarter and stronger! Mahlon Stewart (Lonnie) is Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine (Physical Therapy) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and Director of Clinical Education at Columbia University’s Programs in Physical Therapy. His dissertation research focuses on the elements that support aging-in-community for the oldest-old in the unique environment of New York City. In 2013, he became an ABPTS-certified specialist in geriatric physical therapy which aligns with his role as President and Board Chair of Neighbor2Neighbor in Greenwich Village, Inc., an all-volunteer, grass-roots non-profit organization dedicated to supporting seniors age with dignity in their own homes and neighborhood. Feel free to email Dr. Stewart at: ms2952@cumc.columbia.eduSpecial thanks to both our sponsors, The NPTE Final Frontier, and Varela Financial! If you are taking the NPTE or are teaching those about to take the NPTE, visit the NPTE FInal Frontier at www.NPTEFF.com and use code "HET" for 10% off all purchases at the website...and BREAKING NEWS!!!! They now have an OCS review option as well... You're welcome! You can also reach out to them on Instagram @npteff If you're a PT and you have student loan debt, you gotta talk to these guys. What makes them unique is that they view financial planning as like running hurdles on a track. And for PTs, the first hurdle many of us run into is student loan debt. Varela Financial will help you get over that hurdle. They not only take the time to explain to you which plans you individually qualify for and how those plans work, but they ALSO take the time to show you what YOUR individual case looks like mapped out within each option. So if you're looking for help on your student loan debt, or any area of your personal finances, we highly recommend working with them. You can check out Varela Financial out at varelafinancial.com. Feel free to reach out to us at:  http://healthcareeducationtransformationpodcast.com/ https://www.facebook.com/HETPodcast https://twitter.com/HETpodcast Instagram: @hetpodcast @dawnbrown_pt @pteducator @dawnmagnusson31 @farleyschweighart @mail.in.stew.art @ujima_institute For more information on how we can optimize and standardize healthcare education and delivery, subscribe to the Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.
Nov 2, 2023
51 min
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