In a typical work setting, physical therapists:
Have a high level of social contact. They work closely with patients and medical staff.
Always work indoors.
Must be sure that their work is accurate. Errors could seriously endanger patients' health.
Generally have a set schedule each week.
Preparation and / or training
A physical therapist typically needs to:
have a high school diploma or equivalent
have a bachelor's degree
have a master’s degree or higher in physical therapy
complete an internship
- have a license
5 important skills and abilities
Physical therapists need to:
- Reason and Problem Solve
- Use Math and Science
- Manage Oneself, People, Time, and Things
- Work with People