48 min

What Does an ER Physical Therapist do‪?‬ PT Pintcast - Physical Therapy

    • Medicine

Megan Mitchell is a physical therapist in the Emergency Department at Denver Health Medical Center. She is part of the emergency management team is on the front and responds to chemical, biological, nuclear, radiologic, and explosive events (CBRNE) that occur near the hospital. She also wrote the role of physical therapists involved in mass casualty events, teaches at the University of Colorado, and volunteers for the Community Emergency Response Team and Disaster REsponder with Team Rubicon USA. Episode TakeawaysThe role of physical therapists in domestic emergencies and disaster responsesIncreasing knowledge of our role and practice to emergency respondersCurrent hospital preparedness programsPhysical therapist's role in caring about CBRNE eventsWays PT/PTA can engage in hospital disaster responses Wilderness PT is a niche within a niche of Emergency Response PT

Megan Mitchell is a physical therapist in the Emergency Department at Denver Health Medical Center. She is part of the emergency management team is on the front and responds to chemical, biological, nuclear, radiologic, and explosive events (CBRNE) that occur near the hospital. She also wrote the role of physical therapists involved in mass casualty events, teaches at the University of Colorado, and volunteers for the Community Emergency Response Team and Disaster REsponder with Team Rubicon USA. Episode TakeawaysThe role of physical therapists in domestic emergencies and disaster responsesIncreasing knowledge of our role and practice to emergency respondersCurrent hospital preparedness programsPhysical therapist's role in caring about CBRNE eventsWays PT/PTA can engage in hospital disaster responses Wilderness PT is a niche within a niche of Emergency Response PT

48 min