Westchester Medical Canter
Valhalla, New York
Why did you choose this fieldwork?
I wanted a phys-dys FW to add to my background.
Please indicate type of setting:
Inpatient, Subacute, Rehabilitative
Please describe your living and commuting situation. (Was accomodation offered? Public transportation or parking offered? Please include price paid, location and conditions.)
I lived with my parents and communted with my own car
Describe types of conditions or diagnoses, as well as age ranges exposed to during this fieldwork.
Many pt's were older and were post cardiac surgery. Other diagnoses include knee replacement, hip replacement, TBI. Mostly ortho and cardiac.
What types of assessments and interventions were used?
What are your thoughts on the site's environment for the employees and students? (Please consider: organization, collaboration, mentoring, learning opportunities)
Although i feel I recieved the mentoring i needed, I also felt that the general atmosphere was not supremely welcoming to students. There were manuals and study materials set up for student support.
Please comment on personality traits and/or preparation that would facilitate success at this site.
Know protocols for post surgery, review FIM.
How many stars would you give your experience, from one to five?
Review submitted October 21, 2010