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Physical Therapy Assistant

What does a Physical Therapy Assistant do?

Physical therapy assistants work under the supervision of physical therapists at hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, fitness centers, and patients’ homes. Physical therapy assistants provide rehabilitation services to people of limited mobility or function; teach patients therapeutic exercises; operate medical equipment; and monitor patient performance.

What do I need to get a Physical Therapy Assistant job?

Provides a foundation for providing patient/client services using physical therapy techniques under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist. The PTA graduate will be prepared to take the National Licensing Examination

What is the median salary of a Physical Therapy Assistant?

  • $58,820 per year

Where can I go from here?

Healthcare Careers
1. Pharmacy Technician
2. Certified Nursing Assistant
3. Emergency Medical Technician
4. Certified Medical Assistant
5. Dental Assistant
6. Medical Administrative Assistant
7. Personal Trainer
8. Physician Professional Coder
9. Physical Therapy Technician
10. Certified Medicine Aide
11. Licensed Practical Nurse
12. Paramedic
13. Medical Insurance Biller
14. Phlebotomist
15. Registered Nurse
16. Physical Therapy Assistant
17. Health Information Technologist
18. Medical Assisting
19. Dental Hygienist
20. Nurse Practitioner
21. Registered Nurse (RN to BSN)
22. Medical/Health Service Manager
23. Physical Therapist
24. Occupational Therapist
25. Dental Hygienist
26. Specialty Pharmacy Technician
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