The USF/UWF DPT Educational Partnership recently began broadcasting the Andrews Institute Sports Medicine Fellows Conferences (SMFC) from their virtual classroom on the UWF campus. Providing such a service enables local physical therapy clinicians who are unable to join the live session in the Gulf Breeze location, to attend and participate virtually. The classroom provides access to […]
According to the American Physical Therapy Association, physical therapy is a safe and effective recommendation for most pain treatment. In efforts to reduce the prescription and use of opioids, APTA’s #Choose PT Campaign raises awareness about the dangers associated with opioids and how patients can move and participate differently in their daily lives. The campaign aims […]
(Left to Right: USF Health, School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences 2nd year students, Sara Sprout, Danielle McGee, Dr. Pamela Scarbrough, Bree Scarbrough, Rachel Sheffield) The American Medical Technologies Education Division partnered with St. Petersburg College on Friday, September 23, 2016, offering Wound Care 2016: It Takes a Village: Do You Have a Cohesive, Functional […]
According to the National Council of Aging, falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. Additionally, falls contribute to the growing cost of rehabilitation and can affect one’s quality of life. The 9th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD) is recognized on September 22, 2016. Physical Therapists play an active role […]
Congratulations to Dr. Heidi Piccione, PT, DPT, on achieving her APTA Advanced Clinical Instructor Certification. Dr. Piccione joins USF SPTRS faculty including, Drs. Ambler, Edgeworth, and Musolino in accomplishing APTA Advanced Credentialed Clinical Instructor status. Among those faculty, USF SPTRS has a total of 13 Basic APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructors.
Mid-conversation, your colleague drops to the floor and begins losing facial color. You scream for help from on-lookers. Is the co-worker breathing? Is he/she dead? What do I do? Many individuals in such circumstances freeze, motionless in thought, clueless on how to assist in the situation. One’s first thought may be to perform CPR. If so, […]
USF’s annual Faculty Staff Campaign is a fundraising event in which employees donate to a particular area in the USF system. According to USF Health Development and Alumni Relations, SPTRS triumphed, with 100% participation from its faculty and staff during the 2015-16 academic year. These results provide evidence that SPTRS employees stand behind their School’s mission […]
USF Health SPTRS Director, Dr. Sandy Quillen recently returned from a 12 day trip to China where he served as a visiting professor for universities in Lanzhou, Shanghai and Beijing.
Faculty, staff, and students unite from all four colleges of USF Health to celebrate the grand opening of phase 2 of the Student Services Center, known as the WELL. The WELL’s opening debut occurred during the spring of 2014 and was built with the foundation to include shared student success, inter-professional relationships, and a collaborative approach […]
To all Tampa Bay Physical Therapist, Please join us at the August Orthopaedic Residency Journal Club on Wednesday, August 31st from 5:15 – 6:45 pm. This month’s topic is the Hip region. We will be discussing the following articles: Lequense M et al: Gluteal Tendinopathy in Refractory Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome: Diagnostic Value of Two Clinical […]