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PTAs are crucial members of the physical therapy profession, with a proud history and a promising future.

We are building a community of passionate physical therapist assistants!

The PTA Caucus is helping to lead the way, and provides connections for our PTA members.

We offer numerous resources and opportunities to support you in your career.

 


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PTA Advanced Proficiency Pathways

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The premier program for PTAs to increase their knowledge and skill in a specific practice area and to recognize the PTA for their advanced proficiency in one or more areas of practice.

Celebrating A Milestone: 50 Years of PTAs

May 01, 2019 / Feature

Supervision and Teamwork

May 01, 2020

PTs, PTAs, and students should understand requirements for supervision and teamwork.

Building a Strong PT-PTA Relationship

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PTA to PT Career Transition

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Becoming a PTA is not a "steppingstone" to becoming a PT. But approximately 10% of PTAs explore careers as PTs.

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A Struggle I Would Not Change

Dec 03, 2019 / Perspective

We had a life that we were settled into, struggles and all. Now, I wanted to change things.

On the PTA Payment Battleground, We Are All APTA

Dec 03, 2019 / Perspective

It was not until I began working in outpatient care and seeing problems with payment, that I realized the importance of getting involved with advocacy.

A Direct Challenge

Oct 01, 2019 / Column

When general supervision is legal but problematic.

How I Made a Perfect Score on the PTA NPTE

Jun 27, 2019 / Perspective

It's that it is never too early to start studying. 

Valued-Based Behaviors of the PTA

Jun 10, 2020 / Article

Review valued-based behaviors and guidelines for phsysical therapist assistants.

Supervision of Physical Therapist Assistants Under Medicare

May 27, 2019 / Article

Understand the basics behind supervision of PTAs under Medicare.

Things We Wish We Knew Before PTA School

May 10, 2019 / Perspective

First tip: Try to visit a clinic or two before your program starts.

Man, that's pretty cool!

Apr 15, 2019 / Perspective

Today, I recognize what APTA means to our profession. Since rejoining, I’ve taken advantage of the programs and benefits that are offered.

A Love Story Years in the Making

Feb 12, 2019 / Perspective

By taking time out of my day, I was making an impact on our profession. How cool is that?

It’s Not Just What APTA Can Do for Me

Feb 12, 2019 / Perspective

I see APTA as a place where I can give to others and our profession.


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