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Is it typical for PTA's (physical therapist assistants) to stay late to finish up paperwork?

I'm wondering what to expect in the work environment regarding paperwork. Obviously, the facility one works for will play a role in dictating whether...


Updated 13 hours ago

PTA Laws & Regs Jurisprudence Exam for Florida - 385 Replies

Hi Jeremiah I also took the law test twicw and failed. I dont know what the heck to study? could you please send me your study guide to...

R. Haynes

Updated 1 day ago

Salary for full time home health PTA (TX) - 168 Replies

Does anyone know what the going rate right now is For PTAs working as independent contractors in Florida? I realize there may be some differences in...


Updated 4 days ago

Future of PTA and Healthcare Reform - 328 Replies

[QUOTE who="LoriS in New Mexico"]My comments stand. I'm quite informed on the topics you mention already without the religious slant and using facts...


Updated 6 days ago

Any knows schools to stay away from? - 4 Replies

I agree with Mara, I was one of the students that was not liked by that woman. I should have known better when I started the program because the...


When do I receive my license?

I passed my board exam and law exam 6 weeks ago and tried calling the PT Board but it's a useless automated system that has the same info the website...

T Bol

Updated 7 days ago

Is there an accredited online PTA school? - 1 Reply

As far as I know there are no online PTA schools or completely online schools for careers in the health field, for that matter. For something like...


Updated 7 days ago

Physical Therapist Assistant- is it a waste of time or a good career? - 1076 Replies

Hello! Raffman I'm planning on getting my RN and then from there would love to get into PT school would you recommend me doing that?! [QUOTE...

Matt PTA Student

Updated 8 days ago

PTA student starting soon - 9 Replies

No problem 90. Hope things are working out well.


Updated 9 days ago

Worried about my background check - 57 Replies

Thats good Congrats! Gives me hope super nervous they won't let me. I already have a job lined up. Just have to be able to get my license.


Updated 12 days ago

PTA Liscence Exam - 793 Replies

[QUOTE who="Maria in Seattle, Washington"][/QUOTE] Hi Maria, I sent u a email


Updated 12 days ago

Currently on PTI, can I still go to PTA school? - 6 Replies

You will be fine


Updated 12 days ago

Worried about my background check and clinicals PLEASE HELP!!!!! - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="nate in Bozeman, Montana"]So I am 23 years old. Was in the nursing program or I should say Pre-nursing, and I didnt like it at


Updated 12 days ago

PTA salaries nationwide - 486 Replies

Hi there! I'm a PTA considering a move to Fayetteville/Raleigh NC area. I currently work HH in San Diego and make $48/visit + benefits. I'm...

bluelineman in Melbourne, Florida

Brevard (FL) Home health PTA salary

Anybody know the typical pay for full time home health PTA's in Brevard county Florida? I am new to the area. Also, any recommendations on companies...

LoriS in Tucson, Arizona

Updated 14 days ago

PTA or OTA - 2 Replies

Down here the local CC does not have and OTA or PTA's only at Pima Medical Institute or Brown Mackie. Both are incredibly expensive....

desertlynx in Anaheim, California

Updated 14 days ago

Concorde career college PTA Program (North Hollywood campus) - 259 Replies

Hi, I was wondering if any of you PTA students are actually in the North Hollywood Campus taking the actual course right now. Would like to know how...

Christine in Rochester, New York

Updated 21 days ago

pta licensure exam review course - 1425 Replies

I have failed the Texas licensure exam twice and am having a difficult time finding tutoring, review courses that don't cost an arm and a leg, or...

TVS in Oviedo, Florida

Updated 22 days ago

Advice about preparing for the board exam - 36 Replies

I'm considering taking the board exam in April, but am somewhat concerned about being able to properly prepare for it because I'll be on a clinical...

LVPTAchic in Los Angeles, California

Updated 23 days ago

PTA School Difficulty - 35 Replies

I want to know exactly how challenging is PTA school? I work full time on third shift so my days are open to attend classes, but are the classes so...

Tiny PTA in Bettendorf, Iowa

Updated 23 days ago

What is the most difficult PTA class? - 4 Replies

Hopefully within the next few weeks I will get a letter telling me whether I made it into the Fall 2014 PTA program at Black Hawk College in...

bluelineman in Melbourne, Florida

Updated 23 days ago

Starting first job as a P.T.A. what should I expect? - 1 Reply

I recently got my PTA license after being out of school for quite awhile. I am nervous about getting my first job. I feel that I will not remeber...

David in San Diego, California

Updated 25 days ago

San Diego Mesa College PTA program! - 31 Replies

Hi everyone! I was wondering if anyone has applied to the PTA program for this year (2012). If so, have you heard anything from the school? I...

manbesam martinez in Tampa, Florida

Updated 28 days ago

PTA civilian jobs on U.S. military bases? - 1 Reply

Does anyone know if there's PTA job opportunities on U.S. military bases as a civilian? I've seen a few discussions on here about PTA...

Graycl in Melbourne, Florida

Updated 29 days ago

Possible to be a PTA with social anxiety...? - 8 Replies

I am considering becoming a PTA. I like the idea of being able to help people, to do something physical rather than sit at a desk, and to have a...

vk in San Francisco, California

Updated 1 month ago

question regarding california PTA license - 99 Replies

I passed my PTA exam and the California Law exam recently and wonder if anyone in this forum would know how long should one wait for the PTA license?

K, PTA in Washington, District of Columbia

Updated 1 month ago

Backup plan in case the PTA license becomes obsolete - 82 Replies

I recently transferred into the PTA program in my community college. I was at first excited about my upcoming career change. However, after all the...

Bethany_Suzanne in Vandalia, Ohio

Updated 1 month ago

Having a Bachelors Degree as a PTA - 6 Replies

Hello! My name is Bethany, and I am a recent high school graduate looking into enrolling into a two-year PTA program. I'm currently working on a...

AZ PTA in Bellbrook, Ohio

PTA job opportunities in Phoenix, AZ

Hi, Does anyone know the PTA job prospects in Phoenix AZ? I am considering going back to school for PTA. I live in OH but am moving to AZ next...

Tarin in Flushing, New York

Updated 1 month ago

Looking pta preparation school in ny - 1 Reply

Hi my all friends recently i got my pta exam result . It was my 1st attempt . I was very close to pass marks .Please help me if someone knows any pta...

Tarin in Flushing, New York

Best Per Diem Agencies in NYC or Queens?

Hey guys, maybe you can help me out. I've been working as a PTA for almost 2 years in the New York City area. I'm working full time in an outpatient...

Bethany_Suzanne in Vandalia, Ohio

STNA work as a PTA student?

Hello everyone! I am about to begin with the prerequisites for the PTA program at Sinclair Community College, Dayton, OH. I am currently halfway... in New City, New York

Updated 1 month ago

Is it tedious to get licensed in another state after moving? - 11 Replies

Hi everyone, I'm considering going to the local community college in western New York (where I live) for their 2-year PTA program, resulting in...

T Bol in San Diego, California

Updated 1 month ago

Concorde Career College PTA program (San Diego) - 5 Replies

Good evening. I am in the application process and would love any and all feedback from current PTA students at Concorde in San Diego.

homosassa girl in Homosassa, Florida

Updated 1 month ago

Is physical therapy assistant a good career? - 3 Replies

I have a bachelor's degree in business and have been working in my field for the last 8 years. After some self-evaluation, I realized that I really...

knightalum412 in Melbourne, Florida

Travel PTA Companies in FLORIDA

I know this is a broad spectrum but I am starting PTA school this Fall and I am looking for "traveling PTA companies" that I can call to speak to a...

Anna in Northbrook, Illinois

PTA program at Oakton college in Des Plaines IL

Does anybody know how difficult is PTA program at Oakton college in Des Plaines IL? I just got accepted, and will be starting this Fall. I also still...

COTA Traveler in Key West, Florida

Updated 1 month ago

Moving in the USA - 15 Replies

Hello I am currently studying in PTA in Toronto,Canada and I am thinking to move in the USA to work as PTA, what is the requirement.

Jaidee in Milford, New Hampshire

I want to be a PTA, but I need to work during school.

I really want to go back to school and become a PTA. I have rent, a car payment, and bills to pay. I don't have any family to help. I think I will be...

Lori in Tucson, Arizona

Updated 1 month ago

Questions for Physical Therapist Assistants, please help me decide if this career is right for me. - 319 Replies

I am trying to decide if I want to go into the PTA program. I am an LPN at the moment and am not entirely happy with my career choice. No matter...

taurus20red in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 2 months ago

PTA or Radiology Tech field more in demand? - 6 Replies

I am currently living in the Seattle area and am a student taking my preq so I can apply to either the PTA or Radiology Tech program at a college. I...

ElleGeeTee in Oklahoma

Updated 2 months ago

PTA versus OTA - 70 Replies

After a few years getting the prereq's out of the way I didn't get in to PTA school because too many people applied. I'm considering looking into...

PTAgirl in San Anselmo, California

Updated 2 months ago

Bay Area SJ/MV/Fremont/Milpitas Area PTAs - NEED SOME INFO - 4 Replies

So all of my family has basically, over the last 10 years, relocated to the Bay Area. I was wondering if any PTAs in this area can give me a...

PTA new grad in Wichita, Kansas

employment opportunities for new grads

I graduate from an accredited PTA program at the end of July and am having a hard time finding companies that want to hire new grads. Any advice on...

Charity Jacks in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 3 months ago

Chattahoochee Tech College in GA - PTA program? - 5 Replies

Has anyone gone through or happens to know anyone who has gone through the PTA program here? I'm thinking of applying. Would love any insight.

reneegavin in Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania

Opinions on different fields

Can anyone out there working as a PTA give me opinons on the different settings available to PTAs? I have a friend who works in nursing homes and...

arunagiri in Chennai, India

Updated 3 months ago

No Accreditation in Canada? - 216 Replies

I will be attending community college in Canada (Centennial College) in September 2009, and have an option of either studying Biotechnology...

reneegavin in Lehighton, Pennsylvania

Physical fitness tips for student beginning PTA program

Hello everyone! I start the PTA program next week and am very excited! However, I really need to get into shape! Currently, I walk quite a bit and...

april in Kailua, Hawaii

Updated 3 months ago

PIMA Medical Institute - 83 Replies

I am looking for any type of feed back on this school. I have searched the internet and cannot find any. Is there anyone out there that can tell me...

ZoTabs in Mumbai, India

Updated 3 months ago

PT or PTA school - 178 Replies

I'm having a very difficult time deciding whether to go on to PT school or PTA school. I'm 34 with a bachelors degree and licensure as a massage...

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