APTA Podcasts

By American Physical Therapy Association

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Podcasts for physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students of physical therapy.

Episode Date
Elevating the Conversation: Defining Moment
6:41
There’s nothing like having the “This is what I want to do with my life!” epiphany. I’ve had 2. The first came during my first year of middle school, when I witnessed my great-grandfather’s rehabilitation after a major stroke. (PT in Motion magazine: Defining Moment June 2018) http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/2018/6/DefiningMoment/  
Jun 01, 2018
Life (as a PT) Begins at 40
6:29
A second career fulfills a first love. By Heather Birely, PT, DPT | May 2018 I’ll never forget a woman I met during my acute care internship when I was in school to become a physical therapist (PT). She’d sustained a spinal cord injury from a fracture of her T7 vertebra secondary to undiagnosed metastatic … Continue reading Life (as a PT) Begins at 40
May 04, 2018
Financial Literacy – #XChangeSA Chat
1:00:22
April 23, 2018: Live Student Assembly Xchange chat with Stephanie Bird, client success manager & Financial Wellness Center supervisor for Enrich, and Jenny Large, development manager, Laurel Road as they provide tips and guidelines for becoming more financially savvy. http://www.apta.org/Xchangesa/
Apr 23, 2018
Does Physical Therapy Need an Industrial Revolution?
1:31:53
NEXT 2017: This seeming Gordian knot was the feature of the NEXT 2017 Rothstein Roundtable.  This podcast hints at the panelists’ consensus that big changes must happen and that it isn’t going to be easy.
Apr 23, 2018
Becoming a Leader – Student Assembly XchangeSA (March 2018)
59:09
March 2018 Student Assembly XchangeSA Facebook livestream provided tips for becoming a leader. http://www.apta.org/Xchangesa/
Mar 29, 2018
Passion Play – Defining Moment (February 2018)
5:16
Serving children in a fun environment. Defining Moment, PT in Motion Magazine, February 2018. Author: Lisa Mackell, PT http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/2018/2/DefiningMoment/
Mar 28, 2018
A Lesson From the Line of Scrimmage – Defining Moment (March 2018)
6:34
Seeing the gridiron as a player in postprofessional education. Defining Moment, PT in Motion Magazine, March 2018. Author: Elizabeth Lane, PT, DPT http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/2018/3/DefiningMoment/
Mar 28, 2018
Beyond Limitations – Defining Moment (April 2018)
5:07
Extending coverage and horizons. Defining Moment, PT in Motion Magazine, April 2018. Author: Neal B. Finkelstein, PT, MPT, LMT, MS
Mar 28, 2018
CSM 2018: #Step4Kids Challenge at CSM Benefit Shoes4Kids
7:59
If CSM attendees log 100 million combined steps, APTA will donate $10,000 to Shoes4Kids. #APTACSM Watch the video.
Mar 20, 2018
CSM 2018: Understanding the Value of Value-Based Care
7:51
CSM 2018: APTA’s program director of quality, Heather Smith, PT, MPH, explains the evolution of value-based care and what PTs, PTAs, and students need to know. Watch the video.
Mar 19, 2018
CSM 2018: PTA Engagement Within APTA
12:46
CSM 2018: PTA Caucus chief delegate Amy Smith, PTA, BS, discusses how she wants to see physical therapist assistants get involved with APTA. Watch the video.
Mar 19, 2018
CSM 2018: Progress for PTs Doing Imaging
7:29
CSM 2018: Charles Hazle, PT, PhD, describes recent progress for physical therapists related to payment for sonography-related services. Watch the video.
Mar 19, 2018
CSM 2018: Physical Therapists and Chronic Pain
17:32
CSM 2018: Steven George, PT, PhD, discusses the role of physical therapy in the management of chronic pain. Watch the video.
Mar 19, 2018
CSM 2018: Low Back Pain Research
11:26
CSM 2018: Kenneth Harwood, PT, PhD, discusses research that studies whether unrestricted direct access to physical therapist services lowers utilization and health care costs for people with low back pain. Watch video.
Mar 19, 2018
CSM 2018: Evolution of Concussion Management
15:44
CSM 2018: Anne Mucha, PT, DPT, MS, discusses evolving practices around concussion management and the role of physical therapy. Watch the video.
Mar 19, 2018
CSM 2018: Move Together Is Making a Difference
17:24
CSM 2018: Josh D’Angelo, PT, DPT, and Efosa Guobodia, PT, DPT, provide an update on Move Together’s mission to increase access to quality rehabilitation medicine around the corner and around the world. Watch the video.
Mar 19, 2018
CSM 2018: Blood Flow Restrictions
16:27
CSM 2018: Johnny Owens, PT, MPT, and Stephania Bell, PT, discuss blood flow restriction training within physical therapy. Watch video
Mar 19, 2018
Navigating Burnout: #XChangeSA
1:00:13
In this February 2018 edition of Student Assembly #XChangeSA physical therapist Mike Connor, Texas Chapter President, shares practical tips and advice for avoiding burnout during and after physical therapist or physical therapist assistant school. http://www.apta.org/Xchangesa/
Feb 12, 2018
Value-Based Care: The MIPS APM #21
3:23
This is episode 21 of APTA’s comprehensive podcast series that explains the move toward value-based care and how physical therapists can participate in the Quality Payment Program. This episode is “The MIPS APM.” http://www.apta.org/VBC/
Jan 26, 2018
Value-Based Care: Taking on Financial Risk Under an Advanced APM #20
4:33
This is episode 20 of APTA’s comprehensive podcast series that explains the move toward value-based care and how physical therapists can participate in the Quality Payment Program. This episode is “Taking on Financial Risk Under an Advanced APM.” http://www.apta.org/VBC/
Jan 26, 2018
Value-Based Care: Use of Certified EHR Technology in APMs #19
4:25
This is episode 19 of APTA’s comprehensive podcast series that explains the move toward value-based care and how physical therapists can participate in the Quality Payment Program. This episode is “Use of Certified EHR Technology in APMs.” http://www.apta.org/VBC/
Jan 26, 2018
Value-Based Care: Partial Qualifying Participant Threshold Under Advanced APM #18
4:04
This is episode 18 of APTA’s comprehensive podcast series that explains the move toward value-based care and how physical therapists can participate in the Quality Payment Program. This episode asks “The Partial Qualifying Participant Threshold Under an Advanced APM.” http://www.apta.org/VBC/
Jan 26, 2018
Value-Based Care: Qualifying Participant Threshold Under an Advanced APM #17
5:18
This is episode 17 of APTA’s comprehensive podcast series that explains the move toward value-based care and how physical therapists can participate in the Quality Payment Program. This episode is “The Qualifying Participant Threshold Under an Advanced APM.” http://www.apta.org/VBC/
Jan 26, 2018
Value-Based Care: Advanced Alternative Payment Models #16
4:41
This is episode 16 of APTA’s comprehensive podcast series that explains the move toward value-based care and how physical therapists can participate in the Quality Payment Program. This episode is “Advanced Alternative Payment Models.” http://www.apta.org/VBC/
Jan 26, 2018
Value-Based Care: APM-Why Do We Need Quality Measures? #15
4:45
This is episode 15 of APTA’s comprehensive podcast series that explains the move toward value-based care and how physical therapists can participate in the Quality Payment Program. This episode is “Introduction to Alternative Payment Models.” http://www.apta.org/VBC/
Jan 26, 2018
Value-Based Care: Cost Category MIPS #14
4:34
  This is episode 14 of APTA’s comprehensive podcast series that explains the move toward value-based care and how physical therapists can participate in the Quality Payment Program. This episode is “The MIPS Cost Category.” http://www.apta.org/VBC/
Jan 26, 2018
Value-Based Care: MIPS Advancing Care Information Category #13
3:45
This is episode 13 of APTA’s comprehensive podcast series that explains the move toward value-based care and how physical therapists can participate in the Quality Payment Program. This episode is “The MIPS Advancing Care Information Category.” http://www.apta.org/VBC/
Jan 26, 2018
Value-Based Care: MIPS Improvement Activities Category #12
5:05
This is episode 12 of APTA’s comprehensive podcast series that explains the move toward value-based care and how physical therapists can participate in the Quality Payment Program. This episode is “The MIPS Improvement Activities Category.” http://www.apta.org/VBC/
Jan 26, 2018
Value-Based Care: MIPS Quality Reporting Category #11
5:21
This is episode 11 of APTA’s comprehensive podcast series that explains the move toward value-based care and how physical therapists can participate in the Quality Payment Program. This episode is “The MIPS Quality Reporting Category.” http://www.apta.org/VBC/
Jan 26, 2018
Value-Based Care: MIPS Reporting Group #10
5:10
  This is episode 10 of APTA’s comprehensive podcast series that explains the move toward value-based care and how physical therapists can participate in the Quality Payment Program. This episode is “MIPS Quality Reporting via Group or Virtual Group.” http://www.apta.org/VBC/
Jan 26, 2018
Value-Based Care: The Importance of Technology in MIPS #9
5:48
This is episode 9 of APTA’s comprehensive podcast series that explains the move toward value-based care and how physical therapists can participate in the Quality Payment Program. This episode is “The Importance of Technology in MIPS.” http://www.apta.org/VBC/
Jan 26, 2018
Value-Based Care: The MIPS Low-Volume Threshold #8
6:24
This is episode 8 of APTA’s comprehensive podcast series that explains the move toward value-based care and how physical therapists can participate in the Quality Payment Program. This episode is “The MIPS Low-Volume Threshold.” http://www.apta.org/VBC/
Jan 26, 2018
Value-Based Care: MIPS Introduction #7
6:04
This is episode 7 of APTA’s comprehensive podcast series that explains the move toward value-based care and how physical therapists can participate in the Quality Payment Program. This episode is “Introduction to the Merit-based Incentive Program.” http://www.apta.org/VBC/
Jan 26, 2018
Value-Based Care: Quality Payment Program Intro #6
5:14
  This is episode 6 of APTA’s comprehensive podcast series that explains the move toward value-based care and how physical therapists can participate in the Quality Payment Program. This episode is “Introduction to the Quality Payment Program.” http://www.apta.org/VBC/
Jan 26, 2018
Value-Based Care: How Are PTs Measured? #5
6:27
This is episode 5 of APTA’s comprehensive podcast series that explains the move toward value-based care and how physical therapists can participate in the Quality Payment Program. This episode asks “How Are PTs Measured?” http://www.apta.org/VBC/
Jan 26, 2018
Value-Based Care: The Physical Therapy Outcomes Registry #4
6:24
This is episode 4 of APTA’s comprehensive podcast series that explains the move toward value-based care and how physical therapists can participate in the Quality Payment Program. This episode is “The Physical Therapy Outcomes Registry.” www.apta.org/VBC
Jan 26, 2018
Value-Based Care: Why Do We Need Quality Measures? #3
7:05
This is episode 3 of APTA’s comprehensive podcast series that explains the move toward value-based care and how physical therapists can participate in the Quality Payment Program. This episode asks “Why Do We Need Quality Measures?”
Jan 26, 2018
Value-Based Care: What Is Value? #2
6:24
This is episode 2 of APTA’s comprehensive podcast series that explains the move toward value-based care and how physical therapists can participate in the Quality Payment Program. This episode asks “What Is Value?” http://www.apta.org/VBC/
Jan 26, 2018
Value-Based Care: How Good Are You? #1
4:41
This is episode 1 of APTA’s comprehensive podcast series that explains the move toward value-based care and how physical therapists can participate in the Quality Payment Program. This episode asks “How Good Are You?” http://www.apta.org/VBC/
Jan 26, 2018
“Work should feel like play” – Finding My Way #10
12:54
In a disrupted health care environment, Sharon Dunn sees vast opportunity for a new generation of PTs and PTAs. (January 2018)
Jan 02, 2018
“It’s hard work” – Finding My Way #9
14:13
Ryan Johnson works hard, because he loves his work. (December 2017) www.apta.org/FindingMyWay/
Dec 28, 2017
“I took chances” – Finding My Way #8
7:49
Heather Cronin figured out which patient population she loved when she found herself showing up early to her clinical rotations. (December 2017)
Dec 21, 2017
Defining Moment: Fulfillment at the Finish Line
7:39
A patient’s inspiring determination. Julie Coté, PT, MPT, author of December 2017 Defining Moment Column. Read the article.
Dec 15, 2017
“Don’t let anything stop you” – Finding My Way #7
10:19
Josh D’Angelo knows what it’s like to feel lost, and what it’s like to aggressively pursue what you believe in. (December 2017) http://www.apta.org/FindingMyWay/
Dec 14, 2017
“What creates curiosity?” – Finding My Way #6
6:50
Allison Daly knew exactly what she wanted to do when she was in DPT school. The challenge was figuring out how to do it. (December 2017) http://www.apta.org/FindingMyWay  
Dec 06, 2017
“My 5-year plan is a 1-year plan” Finding My Way #5
11:25
Megan Roos began her career in architecture. But after almost 5 years she realized her career wasn’t aligned with who she was as a person. (November 29, 2017)
Nov 29, 2017
“I took a leap” – Finding My Way #4
9:07
Becca Sanders Fung didn’t receive any interdisciplinary instruction in DPT school. Now it’s what she does for a living. (November 21, 2017) http://www.apta.org/FindingMyWay/
Nov 21, 2017
“Go set the world on fire” – Finding My Way #3
12:24
A quote from Saint Ignatius Loyola motivated Efosa Guobadia’s desire to increase access to quality rehabilitation medicine around the world. (November 15, 2017) http://www.apta.org/FindingMyWay/
Nov 15, 2017
Life and Death in a Single Rep (Defining Moment)
6:29
Helping a warrior gain the strength to serve.  Defining Moment, November 2017, Author: Chris Kolba, PT, PhD, MHS http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/2017/11/DefiningMoment/
Nov 14, 2017
“Create your own experience” – Finding My Way #2
7:53
Ten years ago, Kate Hamilton almost let an upcoming exam keep her from attending a national conference that would change her life. (November 9, 2017) http://www.apta.org/FindingMyWay/
Nov 09, 2017
Town Hall with APTA CEO Justin Moore, PT, DPT: XChangeSA
1:02:07
Cruz Romero, PT, DPT, and Gillian McLean, director of communications for the APTA Student Assembly host a town hall with APTA’s CEO Justin Moore, PT, DPT (November 2017) http://www.apta.org/Xchangesa/
Nov 07, 2017
“Listen to Your Gut” – Finding My Way #1
9:53
As a DPT student, Keaton Ray was struggling to identify her professional passion. Then she got involved in student leadership, developed mentor peers, and figured out when to say yes or no to her many opportunities. (November 2017)
Nov 02, 2017
Finding Your Niche in Physical Therapy: Student Assembly #XChangeSA
59:47
In this episode of the live APTA Student Assembly XchangeSA chat, Kate Hamilton, PT, DPT discusses finding your niche in physical therapy (October 15, 2017) http://www.apta.org/Xchangesa/  
Oct 18, 2017
Defining Moment: Taking a Stand
6:55
The power of stubbornness, physical therapy, and prosthetics. October 2017 Defining Moment Mariya J. Spencer, PTA http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/2017/10/DefiningMoment/
Oct 05, 2017
Bridging The Gap Between PT & Strength & Conditioning: XChangeSA
1:04:29
Student Assembly XChangeSA: In this September 2017 discussion Zach Long, PT, DPT, discusses bridging the gap between physical therapy and strength and conditioning. http://www.apta.org/Xchangesa/
Sep 15, 2017
Defining Moment: Forged on the Battlefield: A New Mission
6:44
Forged on the Battlefield: A New Mission (September 2017 Defining Moment). A veteran’s career path began in Afghanistan. http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/2017/9/DefiningMoment/
Sep 01, 2017
Mentorship & Meaningful Professional Relationships: Student Assembly #XchangeSA
1:04:50
Student Assembly #XchangeSA with Jesse Elis, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, on Mentorship & Meaningful Professional Relationships http://www.apta.org/Xchangesa/
Aug 23, 2017
Defining Moment: There’s a Word for What We Do
8:26
There’s a Word for What We Do, It’s made up, yet it’s very real. Sue Klappa, PT, PhD http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/2017/8/DefiningMoment/
Aug 17, 2017
Emotions and Empathy in the Workplace – Student Assembly #XchangeSA
1:03:32
Student Assembly #XchangeSA with Daphne Scott, PT, DSc, MS, on “Emotions and Empathy in the Workplace.” http://www.apta.org/Xchangesa/
Aug 09, 2017
Do PTs Have a Place in Population Health?: Student Assembly #XchangeSA
59:54
Student Assembly #XchangeSA with Mike Eisenhart, PT, president of New Jersey APTA Chapter and Chris Hinze, PT, DPT, on Do physical therapists have a place in population health? http://www.apta.org/xchangesa/
Jul 13, 2017
NEXT 2017: Keynote Speaker and Boston Marathon Bomb Survivor
18:35
Listen to a discussion interview held at NEXT 2017 in Boston with Keynote Speaker and Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Adrianne Haslet.
Jul 07, 2017
NEXT 2017: Non-Communicable Diseases (Fellows Forum)
10:23
Listen to a discussion interview held at NEXT 2017 in Boston with Marilyn Moffat on the Catherine Worthingham Fellows Forum on Non-Communicable Diseases.
Jul 07, 2017
NEXT 2017: The Rothstein Roundtable
12:21
Listen to a discussion interview held at NEXT 2017 in Boston with Anthony Delitto, PT, PhD, FAPTA on the Rothstein Roundtable and its topic “Does Physical Therapy Need an Industrial Revolution?”
Jul 07, 2017
NEXT 2017: Bold Moves Toward APTA’s Centennial
11:59
Listen to a discussion interview held at NEXT 2017 in Boston with APTA President Sharon Dunn on bold moves the association is making to prepare for its centennial celebration.
Jul 07, 2017
NEXT 2017: Screening for Substance Abuse
8:28
Listen to a discussion interview held at NEXT 2017 in Boston on screening  for substance abuse, the Opioid epidemic, and ChoosePT.
Jul 07, 2017
NEXT 2017: Generational Leadership
12:06
Listen to a discussion interview held at NEXT 2017 in Boston on general leadership experience and guidance.
Jul 07, 2017
NEXT 2017: 48th Mary McMillan Lecture
14:59
Listen to a discussion interview held at NEXT 2017 in Boston on The 48th Mary McMillan Lecture – Turning Over the Hourglass with Richard K. Shields, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Jul 07, 2017
NEXT 2017: 22nd John H.P. Maley Lecture
15:14
Listen to a discussion interview held at NEXT 2017 in Boston on The 22nd John H.P. Maley Lecture – Strike While the Iron is Hot with Tara Jo Manal, PT, DPT, FAPTA.
Jul 07, 2017
NEXT 2017: Enabling Young Leaders
11:32
Listen to a discussion interview held at NEXT 2017 in Boston on the growing young leaders.
Jul 07, 2017
NEXT 2017: PT and PTA Students as the Future of our Profession
13:22
Listen to a discussion interview held at NEXT 2017 in Boston with Jeanine Gunn, PT, DPT, APTA Board of Directors treasurer on ways that today’s PT and PTA students can step-up, get involved, and make their mark on our profession.
Jul 07, 2017
NEXT 2017: 10th Annual Oxford Debate
7:12
Listen to a discussion interview held at NEXT 2017 in Boston on the 10th annual Oxford Debate, the debate topic “Jack of All vs. Master of One.”
Jul 07, 2017
NEXT 2017: Update on APTA Advocacy
10:21
Listen to a discussion interview held at NEXT 2017 in Boston with APTA staff for updates on the association’s advocacy initiatives.
Jul 07, 2017
NEXT 2017: Foundation for Physical Therapy VCU-Marquette Challenge
5:28
Listen to a discussion interview held at NEXT 2017 in Boston with the Foundation for Physical Therapy on the VCU-Marquette Challenge.
Jul 07, 2017
NEXT 2017: #APTAvalue: Financial Solutions Center
11:18
Listen to a discussion interview held at NEXT 2017 in Boston on the new financial solutions resources.
Jul 07, 2017
NEXT 2017: Advancing the Profession, Advancing the Association
12:16
Listen to a discussion interview held at NEXT 2017 in Boston with APTA CEO Justin Moore, PT, DPT,  on advancing the profession, advancing the association
Jul 07, 2017
NEXT 2017: You’ve Graduated…Now What?
9:06
Listen to a discussion interview held at NEXT 2017 in Boston on “You’ve Graduated…Now What?” Where Do Early Career Professionals Fit Within APTA
Jul 07, 2017
NEXT 2017: Behind the Scenes on APTA Student Assembly
8:17
Listen to a discussion interview held at NEXT 2017 in Boston on the APTA Student Assembly.
Jul 07, 2017
Defining Moment: Amputation and Ambulation
7:23
A youth’s fear becomes a PT’s passion.
Jul 05, 2017
Defining Moment: A Dance to Remember
8:12
Robyn Gisbert, PT, DPT, takes a trip back in time to the junction of science and the arts. http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/2016/10/DefiningMoment/
Jun 02, 2017
Defining Moment: “I Will Help You”
10:45
Deborah R. Brandt, PT, DPT, reflects on the words that made the difference. http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/2016/11/DefiningMoment/
Jun 02, 2017
Defining Moment: They’re Number One
8:39
Daryl Menke, PT, DPT, describes how a PT and an inaugural PTA class experience personal and professional growth. http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/2016/12/DefiningMoment/
Jun 02, 2017
Defining Moment: When Therapy Packs a Punch
7:28
Brian Power, PT, DPT, describes benefits of boxing to patients and a practitioner. http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/2017/2/DefiningMoment/  
Jun 02, 2017
Defining Moment: Unlimited Adventure
6:18
Carol-Ann Nelson, PT, DPT, describes a program for people with neurologic conditions that’s literally “out there.” http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/2017/3/DefiningMoment/
Jun 02, 2017
Defining Moment: Ties That Bind
7:55
Ben Gilbert, PT, MS, MBA, finds inspiration in a former patient. http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/2017/4/DefiningMoment/
Jun 02, 2017