Physical Therapy - California State University, East Bay

Report
Physical Therapy
Dr. Yingling
Department of Kinesiology
[email protected]
• Growth Outlook for Employment
• 36% increase in employment 2012-2022
• Median Pay 2012: $79,860 per year
• Terminal Degree Needed: Doctorate of Physical
Therapy (Clinical Doctorate)
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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15
Edition, Physical Therapists,
on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/physical-therapists.htm (visited February 22,
2014).
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Offices of physical, occupational and speech
therapists, and audiologists
Hospitals; state, local, and private
Home health care services
Nursing and residential care facilities
Offices of physicians
Work Environment
33%
28
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7
5
• Accredited Program (CAPTE)
• Licensed Profession
• Must pass National Physical Therapy Exam
• Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy
• (https://www.fsbpt.org/)
• Clinical residency programs after graduation
• Board-certified specialists (http://www.abpts.org/home.aspx)
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Cardiovascular and Pulmonary
Clinical Electrophysiology
Geriatrics,
Neurology,
Orthopaedics,
Pediatrics
Sports
Women's Health.
Education
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Biomechanics
Anatomy
Physiology
Neuroscience
Pharmacology
Clinical Rotations
Cohort based Education
• Basic Sciences  Patho-Sciences  Rehab Sciences
Courses in Curriculum
Stats for Accepted PT Students for 2012-2013
Mean Cum GPA
3.5
Mean Pre-Req GPA
3.49
Science GPA
3.44
Mean Quantitative GRE
155
Mean Verbal GRE
153
Mean Analytic Writing
GRE
4.2
Total Applicants in PTCAS
Total Accepted
Applicants in PTCAS
State
California
Florida
#
%
#
%
1,677
10.74
678
9.45
768
4.92
329
4.58
http://www.ptcas.org/uploadedFiles/PTCASorg/About_PTCAS/PTCASApplicantDataRpt.pdf
Competitive Field
• What schools offer PT and how do I compare them.
• Where can I find information on the program specifics
(class size, faculty: student ratios, tuition, outcomes
(board pass rates) etc) and if the program is accredited?
• http://www.capteonline.org/apta/directories/accreditedschoo
ls.aspx?type=PT&navID=10737421958
• http://www.ptcas.org/Directory/
• CAPTE: Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy
Education
• PTCAS: Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service
Applications: How to Start
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GPAc GPA
School
um
prereq
sa Pacific California
3.0
3.0
hapman University
3.0
3.0
CSU Fresno
3.0
CSU Long Beach
3.0
3.0
CSU Northridge
3.0
3.0
CSU Sacramento
2.5
3.0
ma Linda University
3.0
3.2
nt St. Mary's College 3.0
3.0
uel Merritt University 2.8
2.6
versity of Southern
California
3.0
ersity of St. Augustine
r Health Sciences
3.0
3.0
#
GRE
Letters Hours(inpatient& PTCA enroll #acce App App Loc
Tuition (analytical) of Rec
outpatient)
S(July) ed pted open fee
$95,55
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4
3
100
yes
40 Oct. 1 $45 Az
$104,7
24
3.5
0
40
yes
50
Ora
$67,85
2
4
3
100
yes
32 Oct.15
Fre
$72,66
Lo
6
3
100
yes
95
40 Oct. 1
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$84,28
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2
3
200
yes
32
Oct.
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$77,86
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3.5
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100
yes
96
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$84,66
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3
80
yes
64 Aug. 1
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$94,20
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$102,2
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85
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$146,4
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150
yes
94
$96,71
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363 50 Dec. 15 $50 Ma
$53,71
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• How do I start my application on PTCAS?
• http://www.ptcas.org/Checklist/
• Review powerpoint slides
• APPLY EARLY! It can take up to 4-5 weeks for
PTCAS to process your file, once it is complete.
Tentative Date for 2014-15 PTCAS
Application to Open
July
st
1 ,
2014
Applications: How to Start
PTCAS GPA Calculation Rules
EXCLUDED:
INCLUDED:
 Repeated Courses
Foreign Coursework
AP/CLEP/IB
Audit
 Failed Courses
Deferred
 Study Abroad
Inst/Dept Exam
Incomplete
Pass/Fail
Withdrawn
PTCAS will email you when your GPAs are posted online
• How do I find the pre-requisite requirements for each
program?
• http://www.ptcas.org/uploadedFiles/APTAorg/Educators/
Curriculum_Resources/APTA/PTCAS/PTCAS_CoursePr
ereqSummary_1011.pdf
Pre requisites
• How do I find out if the schools that I am interested in
use PTCAS?
• http://www.ptcas.org/ptcas/public/allprograms.aspx?listor
der=state&navID=10737426784
How do I know if all my
schools use PTCAS?
Stay Current on Developments in your Profession
• American Physical Therapy Association (APTA):
http://www.apta.org/AboutUs/
• California Physical Therapy Association (CPTA):
http://www.ccapta.org/
Professional Associations

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