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Physical therapy assistant schools

  There are more than 300 accredited physical therapist assistant schools in the United States. Although they all offer similar curriculums, there can still be differences between them. Here are the top things you should look for when deciding what

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Physical therapist education

  A physical therapist assistant program is an associate’ degree program aimed at preparing students to pass the national licensure exam, known as the National Physical Therapy Examination, and become a practicing physical therapist assistant. These programs offer a combination

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Becoming a physical therapist

  Students in physical therapist assistant programs complete their associate’s degree in applied science. Depending on the type of school you want to attend, there may be admissions requirements. In general, for-profit institutions do not have admissions requirements, but most

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Physical therapy career

  Although the goal of all physical therapy is to help people recover following illness, injury, and surgery, physical therapists and their assistants work with a highly diverse group of patients, including children, the elderly, individuals with brain disorders, and

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Physical therapy online schools

  Students today have more choices than ever when it comes to what school they want to attend and what type of program they want to complete. Online education has greatly expanded the offerings, and now students can choose between

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Physical therapist assistant training

  Arguably the most important aspect of your physical therapist assistant training is the clinical practicum. This is when you will take all of the knowledge and skills you learn in your academic courses and apply them to working with

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Physical therapy assistant degree cost

  Physical therapist assistant school can cost anywhere from a couple of thousand to tens of thousands of dollars. Although it is worth every penny and will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to embark on a

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Jobs for physical therapy assistants

  Although it sounds pretty specialized, physical therapist assistants actually work in a variety of different job settings. The field is growing quickly, and new employment opportunities are popping up all of the time. Here are some of the main

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Physical therapist assistant jobs

  In the previous post, we explored some of the main job settings for physical therapist assistants, including hospitals and outpatient clinics. This article will discuss some less common, but certainly just as important, businesses and institutions that employ graduates

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Physical therapist assistant job outlook

Obviously, once you graduate from physical therapist assistant school, you will obtain a job as a physical therapist assistant. But what exactly do physical therapist assistants do? In short, they do what the name suggests – they assist physical therapists

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