Physical Therapy Assistant Exam targets candidates for the Physical Therapist Assistants exam who live in states that require licensing, as well those who in live in states that don't require certification, but want the best job opportunities available to them. Becoming a physical therapy assistant is especially attractive in the current economic climate. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 60,000 physical therapy assistants in 2006, and by 2016 there is going to be a 29% increase in employment opportunities. As the population grows older, the demand for physical therapy assistants also increases - this parallel relationship allows for steady work. Physical therapy assistants can work in a variety of locations; the majority of employment opportunities are located in either hospitals or physical therapists' offices. There is room for advancement in this field, by either specializing in a clinical area or furthering their education by becoming a physical therapist. Physical Therapy Assistant Exam introduces readers to information on what it means to be a physical therapist assistant, safety and professional roles that this job demands, clinical application of physical therapy principles, and numerous other beneficial and informative topics. In Physical Therapy Assistant Exam learners will find: - LearningExpress Test Preparation System - In-depth, targeted review of the exam - 3 full-length practice exams, each with 200 questions to reflect the actual format of the PTA exams - Glossary For additional practice, LearningExpress's copy of Physical Therapy Assistant Exam will give the reader access to one online test that can help a future physical therapist assistant hone their skills and master the art of working in this professional field. For the reader's benefit, Physical Therapy Assistant Exam also offers resourceful appendices that contain a list of the various state regulatory organizations and list their websites. With such useful material presented in this compact guide, candidates can begin to see the occupational possibilities unfold before them while recognizing the importance of striving for their dreams.
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