In the most recent Sunday times, there was an article refuting the idea that robots and technology take jobs away. Instead, the argument goes, as certain jobs become outdated, new jobs spring up to take their place. One example of growing jobs, of course, was Physical Therapy! According to their data, 81,000 jobs were added in the field between 2000-2013, a 57% increase. And as we’ve repeatedly seen, the field is still expected to grow.
Today, at my internship, we had an in-service on Medicare. Contrary to what I was taught in some of my classes in school, it IS possible to bill for maintenance. A recent clarification to the rules means that people with degenerative conditions can still benefit from, and receive physical therapy. This article explains the situation well.
A good reminder: there is no one correct way to work out. If there was, everyone would be doing it! Experiment and figure out what works for you (and your patients!)
There are no gods in the PT application process, just professors and other administrators! But 64 hours a week is a LOT, so as long as you are able to articulate what you have seen and learned during that time, it will be a big benefit to you. I think it is especially great that… Continue reading ok so i currently have ~590 hours of pt clinics (130 something inpatient, rest out patient) i am putting in 52 hours a week between in-patient hospital, outpatient clinic, and pt aide job. i just got a verbal proposition for a pt aide position in the hospital which will put me at 64 hours a week. will this please the gods of the pt application process.