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Updated 16 hours ago

PTA vs PT... Physical Therapy, a long term career? - 95 Replies

For advice.... im currently chasing my career as a PTA. In the long run i want to work as a travel PTA and soon i would love to work with althetes...


Updated 1 day ago

Worried about my background check - 58 Replies

[QUOTE who="wondering in Spartanburg, South Carolina"]I am in a similiar situation- just wondering what the consensus is--- I just started the...


Updated 1 day ago

PTA Program at IRSC (Indian River State College) - 1 Reply

Broward College is offering a Medical Terminology course (HSC 1531) which starts in a few days (October 21). The reference number is 511719. If you...

Matt PTA Student

Updated 2 days ago

Going into PTA immediaetly after HS? - 9 Replies

Look into Kinesiology. It's like an applied version of A&P. Ask PTA's questions about things you struggle with, some can be very helpful. I had a PTA...


Updated 4 days 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...

holly alcala

Updated 4 days ago


I am very interested in joining a study group. I am in Corona CA.


Updated 4 days 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...


Updated 5 days ago

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

Hi, I just started college and I'm looking into PT or maybe being a PTA but the college that I'm attending right now (Queens College) doesn't offer...


Updated 6 days ago

PTA Laws & Regs Jurisprudence Exam for Florida - 402 Replies

Hi ! So i just quickly scanned through this and I may be posting to the wrong area all together but I am going to take the CA law exam this week and...

Sally in Washington

Updated 6 days 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...

DJ Saw

Updated 11 days ago

Seeking a Volunteer Opportunity for PTA Requirement in New Jersey - 41 Replies

[QUOTE who="Nj in Elizabeth, New Jersey"]heyy!! I was reading your comments and I need some help lol. I just graduated HS. right now im taking Eng....


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...


Updated 12 days ago

PTA salaries nationwide - 487 Replies

[QUOTE who="Ljduncan08 in Atlanta, Georgia"]Any PTAs in Tulsa area that can give me pay scale for PTAs with 15 years experience? I have been working...

denise m

Updated 13 days 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...


Updated 14 days ago

Concorde career college PTA Program (North Hollywood campus) - 262 Replies

[QUOTE who="desertlynx in Anaheim, California"]@BG in Buena Park, Thank you for your response. Would you mind, if I pm you?[/QUOTE] Yea no...

Need help

Updated 17 days 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 19 days 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 1 month 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...


Updated 1 month ago

No Accreditation in Canada? - 217 Replies

PCE EXAM PREP COURSE IN TORONTO. For registering please send an email at

Jeremiah Fredrick

Updated 1 month ago

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

[QUOTE who="R. Haynes in Fort Myers, Florida"]Does anyone know what the going rate right now is For PTAs working as independent contractors in...


Updated 1 month 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...

interested student

Updated 1 month ago

I got into a pta program - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="Aflack41 in Ottawa, Illinois"]How did it go? Did you graduate, would you recommend them?[/QUOTE] How do you like the program? Do you...


Updated 1 month ago

pta licensure exam review course - 1427 Replies

I will be taking the board exam October 8th. Any study groups in and around Raleigh, NC?


Updated 1 month 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...


Updated 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month ago

PTA student starting soon - 9 Replies

No problem 90. Hope things are working out well.


Updated 2 months ago

PTA Liscence Exam - 793 Replies

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


Updated 2 months ago

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

You will be fine


Updated 2 months 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

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 2 months 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....

TVS in Oviedo, Florida

Updated 2 months 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...

Tiny PTA in Bettendorf, Iowa

Updated 2 months 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...

David in San Diego, California

Updated 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 3 months 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...

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