Rehabilitation

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Rehabilitation

  1. 1. By: Sara DeSaer 1
  2. 2. Objectives  What is Rehabilitation?  What % of PTAs work in the Rehabilitation setting?  Salary Range  Types of patients and treatments seen  Training needed to work in Rehabilitation 2
  3. 3. What is Rehabilitation?  Being able to do normal activities in everyday life after an illness or injury by training and therapy. 3
  4. 4. Types of Rehab  Hospital/in-patient  Private Practice  Clinics  Schools  Cardiac  Neurological 4
  5. 5. Salary  Nationally -Hourly wages range from $13.74 to $30.69 -Annual range: $28,580 - $63,830.  In Watertown -Average is $51,000 -19% lower than national salary 5
  6. 6. More Salary 6
  7. 7. Sub-acute Rehab  5.3% of PTAs work in the In-patient setting http://www.apta.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Demo graphics&CONTENTID=41556&TEMPLATE=/CM/Cont entDisplay.cfm 7
  8. 8. Sub Acute Rehab continued  Helen Hayes Hospital (HHH)  In-patient  Out patient  Sub-acute -Knee or hip replacements  Neurological - MS -Parkinson's -ALS http://www.helenhayeshospital.org 8
  9. 9. A look at Rehab Equipment Treadmill Rowing Machines http://www.promedproducts.com/parentcategory.asp?menu=404506&cat=404506 9
  10. 10. Mini Pedal Exerciser Recumbent Exercise Bike Steppers 10
  11. 11. Skills and Training Needed  Associate Degree  Pathophysiology.  Continuing Education. 11
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  13. 13. Works Cited "31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants." Bureau of Labor Statistics. 4 Mar. 2009. Web. 10 Nov. 2009. http://www.bls.gov/oes/2008/may/oes312021.htm#nat. "Rehabilitation." Rehabilitation. Houghton Mifflin Company., 2002. Web. 10 Nov. 2009. <http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/rehabilitation>. “Rehabilitation.” Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region., 2009. Web. 10 Nov. 2009. <http://checksutterfirst.org/hci/rehab.html#pta>. "Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries in Watertown, SD." Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries in Watertown, SD. Web. 11 Nov. 2009. <http://www.indeed.com/salary?q1=physical+therapist+assistant&l1=Watertown%2C+SD+572 01&tm=1>. “Subacute Rehabilitation.” Helen Hayes Hospital. Web. 11 Nov. 2009. <http://www.helenhayeshospital.org/index.htm>. Pictures: http://www.promedproducts.com/parentcategory.asp?menu=404506&cat=404506 13

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