How do you know if you want to be a therapist? What do occupational therapists do? How is occupational therapy different from physical therapy? What types of speech issues do speech therapists treat? What do Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurses do that is different from medical surgical nurses? If you have ever wondered about questions like these and are interested in a career in rehabilitation medicine, Burke may be able to help.
For many years, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital has offered programs that allow college students to learn about fields in rehabilitation medicine. College students interested in rehabilitation nursing, physical, occupational and speech therapy, can work with Burke professionals to learn more about these exciting and in demand career paths. From our Summer "HELP" program to shadowing therapists for the day, Burke encourages students to pursue healthcare professions and invests in the next generation of rehabilitation professionals.