Transitioning to an environment where all of the patients are recovering from Covid-19 is a different animal. This is a disease that the medical community has never seen before and the research is just starting.
Physical therapy programs across the nation have transitioned from traditional lecture and labs, to online learning. For some, it hasn’t affected them much; but for others, it has been a hard transition. Before I give my top 5 pieces of advice for a PT student, I’ll let you in on how this pandemic has affected the PT world around me.
As hospitals across the world begin to fill up with COVID-positive patients, physical therapists are starting to work with them in increasing numbers.