American physical therapy professionals are choosing to abandon their traditional permanent jobs for the lucrative travel physical therapy field. They’re finding out that they can get opportunities to explore the country, gain valuable experience, meet unique people, receive incredible benefits, and really make some memories that will last a lifetime.
"Next spring, University of Mary students will have the option to study in Peru. Bismarck’s Catholic university is partnering with Universidad Catolica San Pable in Arequipa on a semester long study abroad program..."
MOST but NOT all Doctor of Physical Therapy programs require applicants to take the Graduate Requisite Exam (GRE). The GRE is an important part of an application of any aspiring physical therapist. One thing to keep in mind when taking the GRE is that quality preparation and adequate devotion of time is essential to successfully cracking the GRE. Here are 10 things to keep in mind…
Nova Southeastern University-Tampa is located on the west coast of Florida. It is a 4 year program that is designed for the mature student with limitations due to geographical, personal, and financial reasons. The off campus learning option is ideal for someone that can not be on campus every day of the week.
Emory & Henry College starts a DPT program in January of 2015. The college is located on a beautiful campus in the mountain region of southwest Virginia.
EMS 12-Lead is a great resource for understanding the 12 Lead ECG. Great case studies and comments from professionals about management,
LIFE IN THE FAST LANE - "We are Australasian critical care physicians and nurses exploring the changing world of eLearning, emergency medicine, critical care and toxicology through clinical cases, fictionalized anecdotes and medical satire."
SKILLSTAT - "We are critical care practitioners, educators - and even patients - across most every healthcare discipline. We share a unique vision for building and keeping basic critical skills - in ECG interpretation, emergency cardiovascular care of adults and pediatric emergency care."
"This video shows the cranial nerve palsies that affect the eye … specifically third nerve palsy, fourth nerve palsy, and sixth nerve palsy."
MEDCRAM Videos are excellent videos for all healthcare providers. The Creators state, "Medical Topics Explained Clearly by World Class Instructors".
A great online resource for learning anatomy in 3-D. The developer of Anatomy Zone states, "there are two free web-applications that I use in my tutorials, Zygote Body and BioDigital Human."
"A new law went into effect January 1, 2014 allowing the people of California to go directly to a physical therapist, eliminating unnecessary appointments and delays in accessing care, according to San Francisco Sport and Spine Physical Therapy...."
"Many Grockit GRE members have been asking for more examples of GRE Issue Essay prompts to use in their practice. As we discuss in “7 Tips for a Perfect GRE Issue Essay”, we recommend writing at least three of each essay prior to your GRE test date..."
"Quantitative Comparisons have been a staple of the GRE for many years, and there is no sign of this changing anytime soon. So any GRE student who hopes to be a GRE test day champion needs..."
"Does taking a timed, standardized test stress you out? Well, know that you’re not alone. Standardized tests like the GMAT, GRE, SAT, ACT, or LSAT can easily become a major source of stress as the time until your exam begin to dwindle to only a few weeks or days...."
"Parkview Health and Trine University officials today announced details of a new doctor of physical therapy program the Angola university will launch next fall..."
"This is Part V of my Student Issue Essay Analysis series. I’ll be posting a prompt our Premium students have responded to over at the Magoosh product (under real exam conditions) and giving my analysis of the essay. If you want, have a look at the prompt first and try your hand at the essay, and see how yours stacks up...."
"Veterans Day is traditionally celebrated in November, but for students and faculty in Gannon University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program, Physical Therapy Month in October was a perfect opportunity to celebrate by helping the veterans in Erie’s Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home...."
"Test-takers who took the GRE in 2012-13 were more likely to be a bit younger and a bit more science-oriented than those who took the exam the year before. And in the quantitative portion of the exam, in particular, foreign talent appears to be outpacing American. These are some of the findings in the latest “Snapshot” of GRE test-takers, released today by the Educational Testing Service..."
"Based on my own experiences and the conversations I’ve had with friends, the parts of the graduate school application process that seem to intimidate people most are the letters of recommendation and the GRE. The panelists at the “Thinking About Grad School” Information Panel I recently attended spent a lot of time talking about both of these - here’s some of what they had to say...."
"Evidence indicates that physical therapy via direct access could help aid in decreasing costs and improve patient outcomes compared with physical therapy by physician referral..."
"If you're thinking about business school or a major that will prepare you for the professional world your math skills will be a key to achieving the best possible future. While Americans still lag behind the rest of the world in overall math proficiency there are options available for the college-bound to improve their quantitative math scores..."
"Researchers have created a low-cost bionic arm that could give the user superhuman strength. It could also be used in physical therapy and by partially paralysed people..."
"For students interested various therapy and training occupations, the Athletic Training/Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy Club could be a helpful place to start. The AT/PT/OT Club allows students to meet peers in similar fields who can provide advice on classes to take during college, as these are careers that require graduate school...."