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  • This setting seems like you will be dealing with several different patients and treatments. I was surprised that the wages earned in this setting was so low since it seems to be a more demanding setting/area. Your power point informative and has helped me understand more about the Outpatient setting.
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  • 1. Outpatient Therapy AnnaLynn Eckard Practice Setting Presentation PTA 100
  • 2. Outline Definition of Outpatient therapy Salary for outpatient therapy Diagnosis’s Treatments Advanced skills
  • 3. Outpatient Therapy Outpatient therapy is provided for those who are independent enough to not be admitted to a hospital or nursing home. They receive care by scheduling appointments and coming to the facility themselves.
  • 4. Outpatient Therapy Work hours vary, because the patients may still be working the facility works later hours in some cases to help coincide with patients personal schedules. 33% of PTA’s work in outpatient therapy
  • 5. Salary Each facility differs on pay and the PTA’s qualifications can affect how much their earnings are each year. Outpatient Therapy can make anywhere between $33,000-$35,000 in South Dakota.
  • 6. Diagnosis’s strains and sprains osteoarthritis fibromyalgia osteoporosis incontinence lymphedema pelvic floor tension/pain benign paroxysmal positional vertigo The following website is a great tool to check out these diagnosis’s and what treatment fits with each: http://www.outpatientpt.com/library
  • 7. Treatment Active Assistive Range of Motion Back mobilization massages Joint Mobilization and ROM core strengthening Electrotherapeutic Modalities Aerobic/ Endurance Exercise
  • 8. Advanced Skills PTA’s can specialize in Neurology, Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Women's Health, Cardiovascular, Cardiopulmonary and Sports Physical Therapy, ext. Being an APTA member can advance your skills especially if you focus on curtain sections to be apart of.
  • 9. References http://www.outpatientpt.com/library_treatments http://www.outpatientpt.com/physicalTherapy oklahomaphysicaltherapy.com physiotherapyinc.com http://www.outpatientpt.com/library http://www.vitalethics.org/training-schools-7/essentials-of-kinesiology-for-the-physical-therapist-assistant www.careercornerstone.org/pdf/ptasst/ptasst.pdf

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