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September 11, 2019

This summer I got the opportunity to work at the southeast Colorado physical therapy office through Ogallala Commons. I know I want to do something in the physical education field, sports medicine, therapy, or even coaching but haven’t decided on a certain area yet. Having this internship has given me more insight in my future plans and what I really want to do, which is help people.

In the five weeks I spent job shadowing I got the privilege to meet some really great people and even notice a few familiar faces. were in the five weeks I spent job shadowing I got the privilege to meet some really great people and even noticed a few familiar faces. Steve, Ryan, and Lisa were PTS a shower road and I really enjoyed getting to meet them. They love what they do and were able to teach me a lot. There are some other therapist in the office as well that will work in occupational therapy speech barely a new type of therapy that I got to see and laser therapy, it’s amazing what you can do in the medical field with all the new technology. Cardiac therapy is another type of therapy that caught my interest, I can’t go into mini detail because of patient confidentially Steve, Ryan, and Lisa we’re PTs I shower road and I really enjoyed getting to meet them. They love what they do and were able to teach me a lot. There are some other therapist in the office as well that would work and occupational therapy speech very any type of therapy that I got to see and laser therapy, it’s amazing what you can do in the medical field with all the new technology. Cardiac Therapy is another type of therapy that caught my interest, I can’t go into mini detail because of patient confidentially, however, my grandpa was going through this weeks and Pueblo Memorial Hospital after open heart surgery. He’s doing much better now with the help of rehabilitation and I got to see firsthand PT and PTA is doing what they do in a bigger much busier environment.

I learned a few other things along the way in my internship such as helping around the office, shredding I needed paperwork, and how to document patient files. All this is very important information in must be kept confidential. This internship has been a great experience for me and I believe it is out my communication skills most of all. I hope tha I learned a few other things along the way in my internship such as helping around the office, shredding I needed paperwork, and how to document patient files. All this is very important information and must be kept confidential. This internship has been a great experience for me and I believe it is not my communication skills most of all. I hope to Continue my education in physical therapy, I’m grateful for this opportunity and encourage others to participate in the program through Ogallala commons. I feel this has helped me choose the best career path for myself and I met a lot of great people along the way.