• June 2007

    Features

    Farewell to the Chief

    After working for more than 25 years at APTA, CEO Frank Mallon is retiring this month. PT Magazine spoke with him about the Association's achievements during his tenure, his hopes for the future of physical therapy, and his upcoming plans.

    Finding the 'Right' DPT Curriculum

    No one DPT or t-DPT program is “right” for everyone. But there is a process that can help identify the best options for each student.

    Redesigning a Spinal Cord Injury Program

    Clinicians at a Northeastern inpatient rehabilitation center wanted to improve quality of care, patient and program outcomes, and staff skills for patients with spinal cord injury. Here's how they did it and how you might tackle similar projects.

    Columns and Departments

    Career Coach: What Are You Training For?

    These steps can help you go the distance.

    Ethics in Action: Improper Conduct: Case Two

    A student is schooled in harassment.

    Government Affairs: Performance-based Payment: A Tentative First Step

    Physical therapists and other eligible professionals can qualify for a bonus under Medicare by reporting on a set of quality measures. But the initial benefit is limited.

    Inside PT: Transitions

    The common thread running through many of the articles in this issue of PT Magazine is one of transitions.

    PTA Viewpoint: Multiple Rewards

    Providing services and programs to people who have multiple sclerosis.

    APTA Resources

    - Member Benefit: APTA-Endorsed Dental Insurance
    - What's New on the Web: Emergency Preparedness Guidelines

    Foundation News

    - First Student Liaison Appointed To Serve Foundation
    - Fitness Book Signing to Support Foundation
    - Need Help Planning Your Gifts?

    Letters to the Editor

    -The Growing Decisions Of Growing Up
    -The Need for Evidence-Based Practice
    - Reflections on Vision 2020

    News

    - Association Update
    - Legislation and Regulation
    - Health Care Headlines
    - Study Snapshot
    - Members on the Move
    - Industry News