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  1. Physical Therapy Mark Jefferies

  2. Physical Therapy Information Click Here Mark Jefferies December 2011 They help other increase strength and decrease pain. Physical Therapist help others who are injured or physically disabled. They want you to be able to do everything you did before an injury or disability.

  3. Already Knew • How many years of college you have to go through? • What their salary is in a year? • How many days in a week they have to work? • What kind of benefits they receive? • What different types of physical therapists there are? Mark Jefferies December 2011+ • You need a Bachelor’s degree • There are jobs open all over the U.S. • They help injured people recover • They need to be people oriented • There are many colleges that offer a physical therapy school Wanted to Know

  4. Bessie Blount Griffin Mark Jefferies December 2011 • Born in Hickory, Virginia in 1914 • Became a physical therapist and began working with World War II soldiers • Invented a device that allowed amputees to feed themselves • Was shut down many times by the United States Veteran’s Administration for her inventions • Later discovered the need for emesis basin • Finally realized her love of forensic science and became a forensic scientist • Later became the first African-American woman to work for England’s Scotland Yard

  5. Wages & Future Employability Mark Jefferies December 2011 • Wages depend on where you live and how long you’ve been practicing • You will not make as much at the beginning of your career as you will at the end • Beginning salary is about $52,000 a year • In 2009, physical therapists earned a median annual salary of $74,480. • Eventually you can make up to $100,000 a year • Physical therapists get very good benefits, such as: paid vacation, sick leave, and health insurance • The future employability will be good because of the amount of surgeries going on right now

  6. Mark Jefferies December 2011 Salaries

  7. Education & Training Mark Jefferies December 2011 • Classes in high school that are good to take are: Anatomy and Physiology, Health Education, and Introduction to Health Care • You need to attend at least 5 years of college • Complete a bachelor’s degree and have a master’s in physical therapy • You need to complete an internship after college and pass an exam • Most physical therapists work a full, 40-hour week • You can still work in a physical therapy office and just be an assistant or work at the front office

  8. Fears Mark Jefferies December 2011 • Diagnosing a patient incorrectly • Not getting along with the people you work with • Hurting myself or the patient during work • Having a downfall of jobs available for physical therapists • Giving bad news to a patient Accomplishments • To help as many patients as possible • Let them recover quickly • Make a difference in someone’s life

  9. Mark Jefferies December 2011 References • Bellis, Mary. "Bessie Blount - Physical Therapist and Inventor." Inventors. About.Com, 2011. Web. 02 Dec. 2011. <http://inventors.about.com/od/bstartinventors/a/Bessie_Blount.htm • Physical Therapy. 2005. Graphic. Department of Physical Therapy, Toronto. Web. 2 Dec 2011. <http://www.physicaltherapy.utoronto.ca/Page4 • Abbot Kagan. Physical Therapy. 2011. Photograph. KaganOrthopedics and Sports Medicine, Fort Myers. Web. 2 Dec 2011. <http://kaganorthopedics.com/physical_therapy.php