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WEBINAR: Professional Engagement: What’s In It for Me?

 Export to Your Calendar 9/24/2020
When: Thurs. Sept. 24, 2020
1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern
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Professional Engagement: What’s In It for Me?

About the Webinar

Current health care delivery places high expectations on PTs to improve the health of populations, reduce costs, and improve the patient care experience. These demands are heightened by recent changes in how care is delivered with Covid-19 issues. Emerging data suggests that student debt and other current workplace factors may be creating job strain in physical therapists. The presenters will discuss job stress issues that can place individuals at risk for burnout and compassion fatigue, including tools for early identification and strategies for intervention for the individual, manager, colleagues and the organization. This presentation will include the results from a recent national study of physical therapists investigating factors related to professional engagement. 

Educational Objectives:
Differentiate the key features of professional engagement, workplace engagement and job satisfaction. 
Differentiate factors that may contribute to job stress, burnout and compassion fatigue, including changes in practice related to Covid-19.  
Identify tools for early identification and intervention of burnout/compassion fatigue.
Discuss results of a national survey of physical therapists related to professional engagement. 

 

About the Speakers

Matt Briggs PT, DPT, PhD, AT, is a Board Specialty Certified Sports Physical Therapist, Athletic Trainer, and Researcher at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Sports Medicine Research Institute, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics, and lecturer in the Division of Physical Therapy at The Ohio State University. He also serves as the Director of the Sports Physical Therapy Residency at OSU Sports Medicine. He serves on the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE) and is a Clinical Content Expert for the Specialty Academy of Content Experts for the American Boards of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). His primary research interests include the evaluation of neuromuscular and biomechanical factors related musculoskeletal injury, clinical outcomes, and residency/fellowship training.   

John DeWitt, PT, DPT, holds a dual appointment as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Physical Therapy and Associate Director for Education and Professional Development at The Ohio State University where he also serves as the Director of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Programs. After completing a degree in Athletic Training from Ohio University, he received a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Belmont University in Nashville, TN. Dr. DeWitt is a board certified in Sports Physical Therapy and serves on several boards and committees within the American Physical Therapy Association. He has lectured nationally and published manuscripts and book chapters specific to Sports Physical Therapy and post-professional education.  His research interests include professional leadership and post-professional education theory and outcomes.  

Craig Hensley, PT, DPT, is Assistant Professor at the Department of Physical Therapy & Human Movement Sciences at Northwestern University. He completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at the University of Illinois Chicago in 2007, Orthopedic Residency at the University of Southern California in 2009), and Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship at UIC in 2011). Dr. Hensley has given over 30 peer-reviewed presentations and published over 50 articles, book chapters, and abstracts. He serves on the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Research and Practice Affairs Committee, the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency & Fellowship Education Accreditation Committee, and is an External Assessor for the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (IFOMPT). 

Becky J. Olson-Kellogg, PT, DPT, is Board Certified in Geriatric Physical Therapy and is a Certified Exercise Expert in Aging Adults. She is an Associate Professor in the Division of Physical Therapy in the Medical School at the University of Minnesota. She is also the founder and Director of the Geriatric Clinical Residency. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Minnesota, and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Boston University. Her clinical specialties are in geriatric rehabilitation and vestibular rehabilitation/balance. Her primary research interests include residency/fellowship training, experiential learning with DPT students and older adults, and evaluation of exercise intervention on incontinence in older women. 

Kenneth R. Yeager, PhD, is a professor, clinical, in the College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. He also serves as director of the Stress, Trauma and Resilience (STAR) program at Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center. The STAR program recognizes the importance of addressing experiences of trauma with evidence-based, trauma-informed practices and approaches to care. Yeager, who holds an endowed professorship as the David E. Schuller Professor for Patient Compassion, has numerous publications in the areas of crisis intervention; resilience building; treating co-morbid substance abuse and mental illness; quality improvement and developing quality metrics; and evidence-based practice, including the Oxford University Press book Evidence-Based Practice Manual: Research and Outcome Measures in Health and Human Services. 

Mark D. Weber, PhD, is a Professor and Associate Director in the School of Physical Therapy at Texas Woman’s University. He received his BS degree in Physical Therapy from the Ohio State University, his MS degree in Exercise Science from the University of Southern Mississippi, and his PhD in Clinical Health Sciences from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Mark has presented at state and national PT conferences and has extensive teaching experience within entry-level PT programs and residency/fellowship education.

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