Dr. Katie O'Shea is a licensed Physical Therapist in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and has been practicing since 2006. Dr. O'Shea graduated from Thomas Jefferson University in 2006 with her Masters in Physical Therapy, and completing her Doctorate from Thomas Jefferson University in 2008. From there Dr. O'Shea pursued her Masters in Business Administration from Holy Family University in 2010.
Dr. O'Shea has clinical experience in the acute care, inpatient acute and subacute rehabilitation, homecare, and outpatient settings. She has found her passion in working with the geriatric population and is a Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist (GCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists. Additionally, Dr. O'Shea has co-authored the chapters on rehabilitation status post total knee and hip arthroplasty.
Dr. O'Shea has spent the last several years of her career growing in clinical operations and leadership development. She has been involved from ground up facility operations to over-seeing established rehabilitation programs. Dr. O'Shea has extensive experience in program development, clinical pathways, marketing, staff training, performance improvement, and budgetary oversight. Dr. O'Shea founded Therapy Edge Consulting in 2019 and now works with healthcare agencies and providers on creating operational efficiencies, sustainable clinical excellence, and communication initiatives.
Dr. O'Shea is a credentialed clinical instructor by the American Physical Therapy Association and is recognized as a Certified Dementia Practitioner as appointed by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Dr. O'Shea is also a member of the Society of Professional Consultants.
In her free time she enjoys spoiling her dog (Puff), baking, pickleball, traveling, meditating, and being outside.
Friday March 11, 2022
Creating Meaningful Connections in a Virtual World
Connecting with people is a skill we use on a daily basis, both personally and professionally. The pandemic has allowed for significant growth in the depth of our connections and network in the virtual space. However the virtual world does not come without challenges such as filters, frozen connections, and distractions that can contribute to missed moments. This talk will look to provide clarity to building rapport in a virtual world, help clinicians identify signs of disengagement, and provide strategies for creating meaningful interactions.