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New Grad Tools January 8, 2016

Physical Therapist Career Resources

PT JOBS: GREAT RESOURCES

At Club Staffing, our valuable physical therapists come first. For this reason, we continually update our site with the latest resources for their use. The following reference guide will help both existing physical therapists and job seekers get to the information they need. To find out what types physical therapist jobs are available, simply search travel physical therapy jobs.  

 

 

 1. APTA

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 90,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy.

2. PHYSICALTHERAPIST.COM

Your ultimate online resource for everything related to the practice and profession of Physical Therapy.

3. PT CENTRAL

PT Central provides study materials and assorted resources for study materials for physical therapy students.

 

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  • The Foreign Credentialing Commission on Physical Therapy (FCCPT) — A non-profit organization created to assist the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
  • CyberPT.com — The first end-to-end comprehensive Internet physical therapy resource connecting visitors to the physical therapy community.
  • Alltop — The purpose of Alltop is to help you answer the question, “What’s happening?” in “all the topics” that interest you.

PHYSICAL THERAPY INFORMATION

1. THE PHYSICAL THERAPY CHANNEL

 An online video library for physical therapists, students, educators, and other healthcare disciplines.

2. ABOUT.COM PHYSICAL THERAPY

 About.com provides an extensive overview on all facets of physical therapy and just about anything else you can think of.

3. MOVEFORWARDPT.COM

 The official consumer information website of the American Physical Therapy Association.

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  • NEWS-Line — Publishes print and online news magazines, as well as weekly email newsletters, providing news and information to Health Care Professionals in an easy-to-read, non-clinical format.

PHYSICAL THERAPY INTERACTIVE TOOLS

1. THE FEDERATION OF STATE BOARDS OF PHYSICAL THERAPY

 Develops and administers the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) for both PTs and PTAs.

2. PHYSIOTOOLS

 Produces exercise software for rehabilitation and training professionals who need to create personal exercise and information handouts for their clients, by print, email and high quality videos.

3. WEBPT

A web-based physical therapy software system that ensures compliance, efficiency, and quality of care in a physical therapist practice.


PHYSICAL THERAPY MAGAZINES

1. PT JOURNAL

The official publication of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and is an international, scholarly, peer-reviewed journal.

2. TODAY IN PT

A trusted source of innovative learning opportunities, compelling news and other resources that actively support the physical therapists and physical therapist assistants community.

3. YOUR THERAPY SOURCE

Online resource for special education, pediatric occupational therapy and pediatric physical therapy.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • AdvanceWeb — A producer of multimedia resources, a provider of education, a host of career events, an online store and so much more.

PT JOB BOARDS

 

1. EXPLOREHEALTHCAREERS.ORG

 Our mission is to help solve two urgent problems in U.S. health care: the under-representation of minorities in the workforce and the shortage of health professionals in medically underserved communities.
 

PHYSICAL THERAPY BLOGS / COMMUNITIES

1. MEDICAL MINGLE

 A free professional social network for people working in or servicing the health care and medical field, including blogs, forums, photos and videos.

2. TONI TALKS ABOUT PT TODAY

 Features commentary by an experienced physical therapist on new therapies, protocols or equipment as well as ADVANCE magazine articles.

3. WEBPT BLOG

 From social media to thought leadership, these blogs posts will cover the realm of marketing as it pertains to PTs, OTs, and SLPs.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • In Touch PT — A physical therapy blog on evidenced-informed orthopedics, manual therapy and knowledge translation from academia to clinical practice.
  • Forward Thinking PT — A blog focused on incorporating critical thinking into physical therapy practice.

PHYSICAL THERAPY PRODUCTS

1. ORTHOPEDIC PHYSICAL THERAPY PRODUCTS

 A recognized leader in providing healthcare and fitness professionals with orthopedic, physical therapy, rehabilitation and fitness products.

2. RESTORATIVE CARE OF AMERICA, INC


More than thirty-five years of innovation, industry leadership, and superior quality have made Restorative Care of America, Incorporated one of the world's leading manufacturers of restorative care products.

3. PRO THERAPY SUPPLIES

Their core mission is to become the internet leader in medical, therapy and fitness supplies. They strive to push the limits of innovation, customer service, and competitive pricing around the globe.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • QuickMedical — Medical equipment and supplies focused on customer service and satisfaction.

PHYSICAL THERAPY ORGANIZATIONS / SECTIONS

NOTE: Due to the common mission of all APTA section websites and national organizations who support the profession of physical therapy, we refrained from ranking these websites.