Also called : Certified Physical Therapist Assistant (CPTA), Home Care Physical Therapy Assistant, Home Health Physical Therapist Assistant, Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA), Licensed Physical Therapy
Assist physical therapists in providing physical therapy treatments and procedures. May, in accordance with state laws, assist in the development of treatment plans, carry out routine functions, document the progress of treatment, and modify specific treatments in accordance with patient status and within the scope of treatment plans established by a physical therapist. Generally requires formal training.
People interested in this work, will do well at jobs that need;
Medium Preparation Needed
Training in vocational schools or an Associate deg
Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations.
Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers.