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sab.khan11

Updated 17 hours ago

PTA Liscence Exam - 794 Replies

Hi, im preparing for the pta exam in april r july if any one interested studying group plz let me no,we can study on skype.

Sara

Updated 19 hours ago

PTA salaries nationwide - 493 Replies

Hello Everyone! I planning on moving to Delaware this spring and was wondering if anyone could give me some information of where to work, where...

Mike Tala

Updated 3 days ago

No Accreditation in Canada? - 220 Replies

If you are an international physiotherapist looking for an alternative health care license, please contact Mike via e-mail: imghelpcanada@gmail.com

xboxer

Updated 5 days ago

PTA vs PT... Physical Therapy, a long term career? - 108 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jeremy in Saint Petersburg, Florida"]I am torn between pta and sonography. I have a slight learning disability and my mother says that I...

Norma

Updated 7 days ago

PTA for Mature students? - 101 Replies

Sorry, I missed this forum. I would like to chime in for a brief moment. I think if you are physically able to perform the jobs tasks( lifting,...

Seth

Updated 8 days ago

PTA Laws & Regs Jurisprudence Exam for Florida - 442 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jeremiah in Macclenny, Florida"]Sure can, what's your email address?[/QUOTE] Hey Jeremiah Fredrick, I'm taking the PTA laws exam and...

babyot

Updated 9 days ago

PTA or Radiology Tech field more in demand? - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="taurus20red in Atlanta, Georgia"]Please do NOT I REPEAT DO NOT waste your time going to radiology school. The field is already saturated...

PTAAN

Updated 10 days ago

Salary for full time home health PTA (TX) - 175 Replies

Can anyone chime in on the current rates/salary for PTA in socal? Graduating next year and I want to know my options. I recently saw a post that they...

PDavis

Updated 12 days ago

pta licensure exam review course - 1428 Replies

I graduated in 2010 and I took the exam once in 2011 and didn't pass. I'm starting to study again now to take the test this year. Any study groups...

Amelia

Updated 12 days ago

How to get a PT Aide job - 5 Replies

I was looking for a PT Aide job for about a year. It's not until I stopped looking that I was offered one (and although I wanted to, I didn't accept...

vibro

Updated 13 days ago

Why so little opportunity for PTAs to pursue the DPT? - 81 Replies

I think the original question here was why is there so little opportunity for PTAs to go on to DPT.This thread goes back 60 months so it's probably...

1/2 degree

Updated 17 days ago

Insight from thoses in the PTA program - 224 Replies

[QUOTE who="honeybee7606@yahoo.com in Fort Lauderdale, Florida"]I think the majority of public college would require that you have a high GPA and...

Farlene

Updated 18 days ago

First Day at Your First PTA Job - 1 Reply

I started my first PTA job 24 years ago. I worked with severe closed & opened head injured as well a CVA's. Many of those folks were unfortunately...

Norma

Updated 18 days ago

PTA program at LaGuardia Community College - 12 Replies

[QUOTE who="Desiree in Woodhaven, New York"]Ahh... I just found out today that I made the program at LaGuardia! The director , Clarence Chan, is so...

Norma

Updated 18 days ago

What age do people retire from being a PTA? - 27 Replies

I'm so glad to have stumbled upon this forum. I was worried about being over 50 pursuing a PTA degree. I am also quite fit being a marathon runner,...

Lori

PTA job market in Central Florida

I am currently in PTA school and expect to graduate in 2016. Does anyone know what the job market for PTAs is like in the Central Florida area and...

Ale

Updated 25 days ago

Physical Therapist Assistant- is it a waste of time or a good career? - 1079 Replies

[QUOTE who="xboxer in Tucson, Arizona"]How can anyone dislike helping kids? Plus teaching gives you great benefits and retirement.[/QUOTE] I don't...

Ale

What's so awesome about being a PTA? :)

I have been reading quite a bit about PTA’s and I’m debating if I should make a career change. I’m not a risk-taker, especially when it’s a...

Roman

Updated 29 days ago

Future of PTA and Healthcare Reform - 330 Replies

Jeremy, that's what I want to know. It seems like they've abandoned the idea.

pta1995

Updated 1 month ago

Laid off PTA job after 23 years - 1 Reply

Sorry to hear your medical episode. I had a cva which set me back luckily only minimal speech difficulties continue at times. I have been working as...

Retiring from PT

Updated 1 month ago

Backup plan in case the PTA license becomes obsolete - 83 Replies

Physical Therapy is a very rewarding career to experience and if anybody has the time to try it out for a profession, then go for it. However, the...

PT Mom

Updated 1 month ago

jumping back into PTA career - 24 Replies

[QUOTE who="Marla in Marshfield, Massachusetts"]hi! I am in the same boat:) I have maintained my Massachusetts Physical Therapy license but have not...

Frank J

Updated 1 month ago

What is the most difficult PTA class? - 5 Replies

i posed the same question somewhere else and just about everyone said Neuro

xboxer

Updated 1 month ago

Saturation of PTA field/Job cuts due to Affordable Care Act - 10 Replies

Anything in healthcare seems bad now. I have a lot of friends in it, and they cannot find jobs. There have been cuts and too many people graduating.

T Bol

Updated 1 month ago

Concorde career college PTA Program (North Hollywood campus) - 268 Replies

@PTAFutureHopeful It is frustrating they cant and wont tell me the exact amount until they get all my scores for the CLEP exams. I am looking at...

gisellefitness@mail.com

Updated 1 month ago

I got into a pta program - 10 Replies

Honestly the way the market is right now, I would not waste anymore timeless trying to become a PTA..If I were in your shoes. I've been working in...

stayingpositive

Updated 2 months ago

Worried about my background check - 60 Replies

[QUOTE who="jjc000 in Bronx, New York"]Thats good Congrats! Gives me hope lol.im super nervous they won't let me. I already have a job lined up....

Stanly Berthil

Updated 2 months ago

Seeking a Volunteer Opportunity for PTA Requirement in New Jersey - 47 Replies

[QUOTE who="DJ Saw in New Jersey"]I've been working for over a year now and I think it depends a bit on the setting where you want to work, but for...

mbart

Updated 2 months ago

PTA - 4 Replies

hey andynam i have a question for you about the PTA program at ECC. I am thinking about applying, do you know how many students they accept? and what...

Adam Avinger

SoCal PTA's - Im planning a move!

Okay so my parents, and my wife's parents health are in decline. They all live in SoCal, so it looks like my wife and I will be moving that way...

mbart

Updated 2 months ago

Union County College NJ PTA program? - 3 Replies

hey, has anyone applied to the UCC PTA program and know how long after you apply do you get accepted or denied?? thanks!

HaliOzz

What were some frequently asked questions during the interview process?

I recently applied for the PTA at Tulsa Community College in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (Fingers crossed I get accepted!) Part of the scoring criteria is based...

John

Job Finding Anxiety

Ok, I am currently located in CT, and a friend of mine wants to move with ny with me after I take the pta licesure exam in july. I'm prepared to get...

ILP

Updated 2 months ago

Going into PTA immediaetly after HS? - 10 Replies

JUST FYI, Do NOT work for US Physical Therapy aka Live Well PT! I was hired under the conditions they'd help me with relocation. I held up my end,...

eljae

Updated 2 months ago

GROUP STUDY FOR NPTAE - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="holly alcala in Corona, California"]I am very interested in joining a study group. I am in Corona CA.[/QUOTE] Hi Holly, I live...

SW23

Updated 2 months ago

PTA Program at IRSC (Indian River State College) - 3 Replies

I haven't gone through the program, but I know that IRSC is a good college. You would be required to go to an information session, at which point...

PTA, S.BSPTA

Updated 3 months ago

BA in Exercise Science for PTA? - 60 Replies

[QUOTE who="rodly 89 in Orlando, Florida"]i wanna go to PT SCHOOL I JUST HAVE MY AA degree should i do?[/QUOTE] Rodly 89 in Orlando, the first...

pta2014

Updated 3 months ago

When do I receive my license? - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="StateChampWrestler in Arlington, Virginia"]Is the reason you haven't gotten a job because you're looking in a specific area? Or is it...

Sally in Washington

Updated 3 months ago

PTA School Difficulty - 26 Replies

I am just getting started on prerequisites in hopes of getting into a PTA program here. I already have a bachelor's degree in journalism, so some of...

FuturePTAJeff

Seeking career/schooling advice for future CA PTA

I have been a lurker on this forum for a while now and would love to get in contact with a few PTA's, preferably located in CA who can answer some...

denise m

Updated 3 months ago

Starting first job as a P.T.A. what should I expect? - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="Graycl in Melbourne, Florida"]We'll it wasn't what I expected at all. They handed me a patient list and let me go. I was very intimidated...

Need help

Updated 3 months ago

PTA exam - 5 Replies

Can someone please send me a study schedule on how to prepare for the PTA exam. I am also looking for a study partner.

bobbie abbott

Updated 3 months ago

PTA versus OTA - 71 Replies

Just an update, Iam now dual licensed, how many in FL., and in US are, would appreciate any feedback.

manbesam martinez

Updated 4 months ago

Graduating undergrad soon. Clarification needed. - 1 Reply

Finish your degree. But research some PTA programs in your area. Most PTA programs will require similar pre reqs like English, humanities, public...

PTAgirl

Updated 4 months ago

Is it typical for PTA's (physical therapist assistants) to stay late to finish up paperwork? - 3 Replies

SNF also have a policy to document while you are with the patient, which can be done most of the time. that population takes a lot of breaks and...

christina

Updated 4 months ago

To be a PTA: how long will it take? which school to go to in CHicago? - 96 Replies

hello!!! i want your help. i have a barchelor degree in physical therapy from Greece ( 4 years studies) and i want to know if i can work as a...

Smith

Updated 5 months 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...

T Bol

Updated 5 months 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...

Matt PTA Student

Updated 5 months ago

PTA student starting soon - 9 Replies

No problem 90. Hope things are working out well.

jjc000

Updated 5 months ago

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

You will be fine

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