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Why Work as a Per Diem PT?

Per Diem

Feb. 16, 2024

Flexibility! Isn’t that the only reason? Well, for many of the reasons people choose to work per diem, it does often come down to flexibility. But there are many other reasons to work as a per diem physical therapist or physical therapist assistant.
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How to Afford Working as a Per Diem PT

Lifestyle | Per Diem

Jan. 30, 2024

You’ve probably heard about some of the perks of working per diem. You can take time off without asking for it. You can work only a few days a week, or month! You can have more time off at the holidays. You can work in a variety of settings at the same time. But how can you actually afford to work per diem as a physical therapist?
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5 Factors That Contribute to Per Diem PT and OT Pay Rates

Lifestyle | Per Diem

Nov. 30, 2023

What can you expect to be paid as a per diem physical therapist or occupational therapist? You already know the answer, it depends. But what does it depend on? Location and setting mostly seem to dictate pay rates. Experience may not be as much as a factor as one would expect.
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How To Earn Physical Therapy CEUs: State Board and Professional Organization Activities

Continuing Education

Oct. 29, 2023

Have you ever attended a state board meeting? Or a meeting of the APTA or one of it’s state chapters? Or maybe you are even interested in joining an APTA committee. While earning CEUs for these activities is probably not the primary motivation for someone to participate in them, it doesn’t hurt!
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The PT Compact and Your CEUs

Lifestyle | Continuing Education

Sept. 29, 2023

As a PT who wants to practice in multiple states, there are many benefits to obtaining compact privileges if they are available to you. Not only is the process easier and faster than a traditional license by endorsement, keeping up with your physical therapy CEUs is much easier too!
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How To Earn Physical Therapy CEUs: Journal Club

Continuing Education

Aug. 29, 2023

When you think of physical therapy continuing education requirements, do you only think about taking courses? Most people do. However, there are many other activities that you can participate in that allow you to earn physical therapy CEUs. One way is by being in a journal club or study group.
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How to Track Your CEUs as a Travel Therapist

Continuing Education | Lifestyle

July 20, 2023

Keeping up with your CEUs in order to renew your occupational or physical therapy license can seem daunting when you only have one state license. What do you do when you become a travel therapist and have multiple licenses to maintain?
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How to Earn Physical Therapy CEUs: Clinical Instructor

Continuing Education

June 27, 2023

When you think of physical therapy continuing education requirements, do you only think about taking courses? Most people do. However, there are many other activities that you can participate in that allow you to earn physical therapy CEUs. One of the most common is acting as a clinical instructor.
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Can You Complete All of Your CEUs Online?

Continuing Education

May 18, 2023

Many things that were never done online in the past are so commonplace now, you might assume you can complete all of your occupational or physical therapy CEU requirements online. For many states, you can. But you might be surprised to find that some states still limit how many CEUs you are allowed complete through online activities.

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Do You Need to Complete CEUs if You Recently Graduated as a PT or PTA?

Continuing Education

April 19, 2023

You might assume if you recently graduated as a PT or PTA, you don’t have to worry about CEUs yet. In theory, this makes perfect sense. You just spent years learning about your profession and then passed a national certification exam to get licensed. It should be time for a break!

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