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Physical Therapy Presentation
Transcript of Physical Therapy Presentation
Example: Virginia Commonwealth University
Licensing is state specific
National Physical Therapy Exam (NPTE) of the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy
Renewal of license every other year
Personal experiences undergoing physical therapy
Volunteering in clinics/outpatient facilities/schools
Interviews with Physical Therapists/Physical Therapy students
Academic and clinical training required
Can’t move up levels
Number of patients
Roadblock with patients
Academics & licensing
Paper work & insurance
Biological science: 4 semester hrs college biology
8 Semester hrs of A&P (1 and 2)
Chemistry: 8 Semester Hours with lab
Math: 3 credits, above precalc
Physics: 8 semester hours with lab
Psychology: 6 semester hours
Statistics: 3 semester hours
100 Volunteer Hours (ranges from 50-200)
3 recommendations, 1 from PT (VCU)
Avg 3.5 GPA
To Be a Physical Therapist
Optional residency or fellowship after graduation
Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program (CCIP)
Clinical education during final year
Specialty Certification (ABPTS)
Flexible work schedule
Ability to help people
Opportunity to work with a variety of people
2010 Median Pay = $76,310 per year
$36.69 per hour
Entry-level Education = Doctoral or professional degree
Job Outlook in 2010-2020
Found out about program profession from someone close to them
Being an athlete
Classes in high school/college
Sports and clubs
Working with an athletic trainer
Injury and going through physical therapy
Hahn, L. R., & Bellmont, P. H. (2013, July 17). Virginia Board of Physical Therapy. Virginia Department of Health Professions - Home. Retrieved October 2, 2013, from http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/PhysicalTherapy
Classes focus on human movement & medical knowledge
"Physical Therapist (PT) Education Overview." Physical Therapist (PT) Education Overview. American Physical Therapy Association, 29 May 2013. Web. 02 Oct. 2013.
"Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program (CCIP)." Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program (CCIP). American Physical Therapy Association, 29 May 2013. Web. 02 Oct. 2013.
"Physical Therapists : Occupational Outlook Handbook : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics." U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. N.p., 6 Apr. 2012. Web. 30 Sept. 2013. <http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Healthcare/Physical-therapists.htm>.
Other Awesome Things
You don't have to wear a suit to work
No two patients are the same
Exercise all day long
No work to bring work home/on vacation
"Physical Therapy." Admission Requirements – VCU Department of. Virginia Commonwealth University, 24 June 2013. Web. 02 Oct. 2013.
(Virginia Commonwealth University,2013).