Physical Therapist Assistant
"Journey, Success, Relax, Looking Forward”
What do Physical Therapist Assistants do?
1.) Administer medications or treatment
2.) They evaluate patient responses to therapy.
3.) They use massage therapy procedures
4.) And they also apply traction.
Education, Training, & Licensing
- Community Health
- Computer Applications
- Human Development
- Medical Ethics
- Research Methods
- Safety and First Aid
- World Languages
To be a Physical Therapist Assistant you need to have an associates degree and you can have little or no on-the-job training because they will teach you the things you need to know. Physical Therapist Assistant requires a license.
Day to Day Work Activities
- They keep track of medical history or data.
- Construct medical supportive devices.
- Observe patient condition.
- Position patient for therapy.
- Prepare patients for tests, therapy, or treatments.
- Take vital signs.
MN: Low- $16.78 Median- $22.31 High-$28.39
N.E MN Low-$15.10 Median- $21.27 High- $26.98
Employment & Outlook
Physical Therapist Assistants usually work in:
- Ambulatory Health Care Services
- Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
- Social Assistance
Advantages & Disadvantages
- You get to make a difference in someones life.
- I can choose what age group I would like to help.
- Emotional Demands
- License Renewal