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Mentorship for the New Grad Physical Therapist: YouTube Live!


As a new graduate physical therapist, embarking on your professional journey can feel like stepping into the unknown. You've completed your education, earned your degree, and now you're ready to put your skills to the test in the real world. But where do you turn for guidance and support as you navigate this exciting yet challenging transition? That's where mentorship comes in, and in today's digital age, platforms like YouTube Live are revolutionizing the way new grad PTs access mentorship resources. In this article, we'll explore the wealth of knowledge and support available to you through mentorship for the new grad physical therapist on YouTube Live.

Unlocking the Power of Mentorship

Mentorship plays a pivotal role in the professional development of new graduate physical therapists. It provides a unique opportunity to learn from seasoned professionals who have walked the same path and can offer valuable insights, advice, and support. Whether you're seeking guidance on clinical skills, career advancement, or work-life balance, having a mentor can make a world of difference in your journey as a PT. And with platforms like YouTube Live, mentorship is more accessible and convenient than ever before.

Channels like Physical Therapy Mentor and The PT Hustle offer regular live streams and mentorship sessions tailored specifically for new grad PTs. These sessions cover a wide range of topics, including job search strategies, resume building, interview tips, clinical skills development, and career advancement. By participating in these live streams and engaging with experienced professionals in real-time, you can gain valuable insights and advice to help you succeed in your career.

Accessing Mentorship Resources on YouTube Live

In addition to live streams, YouTube Live also offers a vast archive of past mentorship sessions and resources that new grad PTs can access at any time. Channels like FreshPT provide a library of recorded mentorship sessions, tutorials, and workshops, allowing aspiring physical therapists to learn at their own pace and convenience. Whether you're looking for advice on patient care, practice management, or professional growth, YouTube Live has you covered.

As you embark on your journey as a new graduate physical therapist, remember that you're not alone. With mentorship resources available on platforms like YouTube Live, you have access to a supportive community of professionals who are dedicated to helping you succeed. So, don't hesitate to take advantage of these valuable resources and unlock your full potential as a physical therapist!

 

 

About the author: Dr. Jared Vagy is a Physical Therapist, a professor at the University of Southern California (USC) and an authority on climbing related injuries. He received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from USC. He is board certified as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist from the American Physical Therapy Association. He has over ten years of climbing experience and has climbed all over the world. Climbing and injury prevention are his passions and he is committed to combining the two.

 

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