Megan Mitchell is a physical therapist in the Emergency Department at Denver Health Medical Center. She is part of the emergency management team to be on the frontlines and respond to chemical, biologic, nuclear and radiologic and explosive events (CBRNE) that occur near the hospital. She also wrote the role of physical therapists involved in mass casualty events, teaches at the University of Colorado and volunteers for the Community Emergency Response Team and Disaster REsponder with Team Rubicon USA. Episode Takeaways
    • The role of physical therapists in domestic emergencies and disaster responses
    • Increasing knowledge of our role and practice to emergency responders
    • Current hospital preparedness programs
    • Physical therapists role in caring about CBRNE events
    • Ways PT/PTA can engage in hospital disaster responses
    • Wilderness PT is a niche within a niche of Emergency Response PT
Three Questions
    • Who is someone the audience should follow to learn more about today’s topic? Pete Skelton @PeteSkelton4
    • Why should people care about this episode/topic? This is your world. If you want to be part of it, you need to engage.
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