128 - Top of Scope: Practicing as a PT in the Emergency Department with Dr. Rebekah Griffith

Feb 01, 2024

πŸ’­ "One of my favorite things about practicing in the emergency department is the concept of practicing at the top of your scope using all the skills and experiences you have to contribute to your patients ." -   Dr. Rebekah Griffith


πŸ‘‰πŸ» Our guest is Dr. Rebekah Griffith PT, DPT, NCS. She is a physical therapist specializing in care in the Emergency Department and ICU settings. Dr. Griffith founded the ED DPT, a business focused on making Emergency Physical Therapist practice well-known and well-practiced. She also serves her profession as APTA Colorado President-Elect. A believer in life-work flow, she is a dedicated mother of 3, wife of 22 years, an avid reader, writer, and photographer, and holds a Black Belt in Taekwondo. Dr. Griffith firmly believes that we rise by lifting others, which is at the core of being a physical therapist and human.


πŸ“šYou will learn about:

β–ͺ️ Rebekah's story and career

β–ͺ️ The responsibilities of a PT and the types of patients you see

β–ͺ️ How the triage system works and the PT's role in the process

β–ͺ️ The advantages of having a PT working in the ED 

β–ͺ️ How to start practicing as an ED PT

β–ͺ️ Advice to clinicians who are starting their careers

β–ͺ️ Tips on how to become successful in Physical Therapy

πŸ”ŽRebekah's favorite resource of information:



πŸ“² Rebekah's contact information:

  • Website: https://theeddpt.com/
  • Twitter, Instagram, Youtube: @TheEDDPT 

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