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Updated 17 hours ago

PTA Laws & Regs Jurisprudence Exam for Florida - 823 Replies

When you get a chance,could you let me know the best way to study for the jurisprudence exam in Florida for PTA licensure. The current date is...


Home Health PTA Florida

Hi, I'm a PTA, new to Florida (St. Pete/Sarasota) area. I'd like to try Home Health. What is the going per visit rate here? Also, any...


Law exam

I failed the law exam to obtain a PTA by Endorsement license. Can anyone help me with a better study guide to prepare for the test?


Updated 12 days ago

jumping back into PTA career - 29 Replies

any update ? im in the exact same boat as you.


Updated 19 days ago

Physical Therapist Assistant- is it a waste of time or a good career? - 1194 Replies

[QUOTE who="PTAguy-retired in Orange, California"]I would approach a lot of caution to the wind for anyone looking at getting into the PTA program....


Updated 21 days ago

Advice about preparing for the board exam - 302 Replies

[QUOTE who="bigg636 in muncie, Indiana"]I have Scotty study guide, let me know if you want it.[/QUOTE] Hi Bigg636, Would you or anyone else ...


Updated 25 days ago

Do you have to do wound care if you are a PTA? Can you refuse to do this? - 7 Replies

I am thinking to do PTA, can anyone explain what the typical day is like, ?any dress code requirements? What are you allowed to wear? Is it fun and...


Is becoming a physical therapist assistant or PTA even worth it now?

I hear lately that the reality to working as a PTA is employment is getting slimmer, and the salary is getting low as well. At first, I thought...


Updated 1 month ago

Has anyone ever known a PTA to open their own PT practice and hire PT's to work there? - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="Barbara"]There is no law on who can own a PT practice. But if you become a Medicare provider you will need someone with a Bachelors...


Updated 1 month ago

Long Island, New York PTA salaries? - 1 Reply

P.s. Thank you!


Updated 1 month ago

PTA vs PT... Physical Therapy, a long term career? - 120 Replies

PTAguy-retired — how will the PDPM havevaffect on PTAs? I see you are in California- and I’m in New York- but I was wondering if you think the...


Updated 1 month ago

PTA salaries nationwide - 544 Replies

...just to add- I know this is starting salary but it still seems low as I am making more now in administrative job. Thanks again.


Updated 1 month ago

Miami: PTA is now a dead-end job. No shortage. No reimbuserments. Alternatives? - 5 Replies

[QUOTE who="Angevil in Hialeah, Florida"]It is unquestionable that PTA is now a dead-end job according to many people not only in this forum but...


Updated 1 month ago

Future of PTA and Healthcare Reform - 345 Replies

Aynna, with all due respect for the time (and debt) you have invested in earning your DPT degree. I am a current Student PTA. It is erroneous to...


are PTA jobs (in Mass) available before passing the exam?

Are PTA jobs (in Mass) available before passing the exam? I ask because the next exam isn't until Jan 9th 2019. I'd like to start asap, hoping to put...


Updated 1 month ago

How did you financially make it through PTA school?? - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="DaveMan in Groton, Massachusetts"]I am also interested in people's answers to this. Myself, I am going to be living at home while taking...


Updated 1 month ago


[QUOTE who="Susie in San Diego, California"]Hi Kerry, I just graduated from Gateway Community College in May. I moved to San Diego in July. I'm...


Updated 1 month ago

California law exam concerns - 32 Replies

[QUOTE who="GMaggie in Pleasant Hill, California"]just took mine for second time and waiting the results. Questions are pretty fresh in my head. Let...


Updated 1 month ago

Exercise progression and "embracing the gray" as an entry level PTA - 4 Replies

It seems like there should be a set list of progressions for each issue you are working on, and beyond that, communication with the client will help...


Updated 2 months ago

Will there be more BRIDGE programs from PTA-to-PT in the future? Any thought? - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="AspiringPTA in Trenton, New Jersey"]Thanks. Also, Aside from the bridge program in Ohio, I've heard there one in California, if so what...


Updated 2 months ago

Physical Therapy Aide pros/cons in California... - 10 Replies

[QUOTE who="cobra mom in California"]HI and thank you for the info. I am not anywhere near Sacremeto unfortunately. I reside in So.Cal, San Gabriel...

Dan the man

Updated 2 months ago

Is CSCS worth it for a PTA - 10 Replies

I’m currently enrolled in PTA program and haveing a hard time figuring out if it is worth it! I have my bachelors and have worked as a exercise...


Updated 2 months ago

No Accreditation in Canada? - 211 Replies

I am a certified PTA from US but I want to come and work in Canada what can I do? I am not an American citizen.


Updated 3 months ago

Questions about PTA programs - 2 Replies

I am 25 years old, already have Bachelor of Science. Physical therapy program has caught my interest three years ago. It makes more sense to go for...


Updated 3 months ago

Why so little opportunity for PTAs to pursue the DPT? - 99 Replies

[QUOTE who="Dawn in AK in Oakland, California"]I'm a PTA with 16 years of experience...with a BS in psychology, AA program taken too! I would love...


Updated 3 months ago

Anyone here get accepted into Cerritos College's PTA program? - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="Priscilla in Baldwin Park, California"]I hate this its not fair I completed the requirements for GE to go there and youre telling me that...


Updated 3 months ago

question regarding california PTA license - 103 Replies

[QUOTE who="MannyT in San Diego, California"]Hello everyone, i am licensed PTA in California and Hawaii since 2001, I graduated in BSPT in...

Arnell , Lafayette IN.

Updated 3 months ago

Seeking a study partner - 1 Reply

Sorry, I live in Lafayette Indiana, not sure why its reading Detroit Michigan!


Updated 3 months ago

Kicked out of PTA school.. - 11 Replies

As for me, I just needed 2 more classes and then I would have been on internships. A 3 wk intensive written portion got me. I failed that portion for...

Victor Shelley in henderson, Nevada

Updated 3 months ago

PTA salary inquiry - 22 Replies

This may seem tacky, but i'm graduating PTA school in May and I would love to hear what people in different states are pulling in, salary-wise, from...

Nyy in New York, New York

Updated 3 months ago

PTA School Difficulty - 48 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...

Labow in Sloughhouse, California

Updated 3 months ago

PTA moving to a four year degree - 72 Replies

Has anyone else heard this? What would be the rationale for doing so? Do you think that PTAs with only a two year degree would have to pursue...

Kyle D in Cocoa Beach, Florida

Updated 3 months ago

Salary for full time home health PTA (TX) - 211 Replies

Hello. I am a PTA with 18 yrs experience currently working in hospital outpatient clinic. I am looking at a local private home health company to go...

BillyS in Washington

Updated 3 months ago

Worried about my background check - 68 Replies

i am 22 years old and have more than the minimum required observation hours to be accepted into the pta program. my gpa will be high enough as well,...

Steven in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 3 months ago

PTA Starting Salary in NJ/NY area? - 11 Replies

I'll be starting a PTA program this fall and I was wondering what is the starting salary. I plan to work in outpatient facility. Thanks

Kyle in Orlando, Florida

Are for-profit, private institutions worth it for a PTA program?

Instead of attending a college, could a private institution that are very expensive get you a job as a physical therapist assistant when you take...

Kmk in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Updated 4 months ago

Age 35 and thinking of being an PT or PTA. Which option would make more sense financially? - 6 Replies

I am 35 and an older career changer. My understanding is that both jobs entail the same responsibilities except that the PT does evaluations and...

copeland620 in Sarasota, Florida

Updated 4 months ago

PTA versus OTA - 78 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...

Larkin in Ithaca, New York

massage skills used in physical therapy

I've recently graduated from the Finger Lakes School of Massage, and am currently a practicing massage therapist at a chiropractic clinic. I enjoy my...

Julia in Floral Park, New York

Updated 5 months ago

What age do people retire from being a PTA? - 47 Replies

I'm looking to go back to school to be a PTA, but I am already in my early 30's so will be in my mid 30's when I graduate. I am very physically fit...

Labow in Irvine, California

Updated 5 months ago

PTA or OTA or LPN... - 5 Replies

Hi, quick little intro 30 y.o. bachelor of science in justice & law admin. Have 8 yrs of hospital tech experience from EMS to OR to Anesthesia to...

Lane in Kansas City, Missouri

Updated 5 months ago

Backup plan in case the PTA license becomes obsolete - 86 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...

BackInActionTherapy in Alamogordo, New Mexico

Updated 6 months ago

How much should a New Grad PTA in Illinois make? - 1 Reply

I'm a recent new grad PTA who passed my boards but am now currently waiting for my license. I've been applying to a few jobs, and one outpatient...

Matthew in Brandon, Mississippi

Updated 6 months ago

It is time for change - 102 Replies

There are currently thirteen OTA to OT bridge programs and fifteen weekend OT programs. There are only two PTA to PT Bridge programs one of which is...

honeybun in Bolingbrook, Illinois

Updated 6 months ago

Is it tedious to get licensed in another state after moving? - 21 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...

LeahNY123 in Miller Place, New York

Physical Therapist Assistant

Hello ! I am a PTA in New York State and wanted to advance my career, however, I do not want to continue on to get my DPT. Does anybody have any...

NewGradTC in Joliet, Illinois

Updated 7 months ago

Continuing Education Courses in IL - 7 Replies

I just moved to the states from Canada and got my license to work again as a PTA and i know i need at least 20hrs of CE. I was wondering what...

Daren Cameron LPTA in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Updated 7 months ago

What is PTA school like (difficulty, work-life balance?) - 1 Reply

Looking at potentially applying for the PTA program in the future, but I would like to know what the workload is like. I do not plan to work a job...

Leni in Oceanside, California

Updated 8 months ago

Pros and Cons of PTA - 4 Replies

Hello there, I am seeking the advice, thoughts, and opinions of experienced PTAs. I am currently making education/career choices, and I am...

Inquisitive in Slough, United Kingdom

Future Careers

What careers should I be looking at for the foreseeable future in California?

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