The PPTA Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Special Interest Group is a state-wide volunteer organization that brings together any member of the Pennsylvania Chapter (PTAs) in good standing who share an interest in the evidence-based care as a physical therapy assistant.
Benefits of membership include peer-to-peer networking, providing a forum for education as a physical therapy assistant, and to identify and promote utilization of standards of competency for practice, research, and education as a physical therapy assistant.
PTA Advanced Proficiency
The PTA Recognition of Advanced Proficiency Program recognizes physical therapist assistants (PTAs) who have achieved advanced proficiency through education, experience, leadership and as part of the PT/PTA team in a specified area of work: acute care, aquatic, cardiovascular/pulmonary, geriatric, integumentary, musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, oncology, and/or pediatric physical therapy. This brand signifies that the recipient has gone above and beyond entry-level education in their selected area of work and sets the recipient apart from other providers.
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|Ann Marie Elizabeth DeAntonio |
|2012 ||Ann Lowrey |
| Musculoskeletal |
|Tina Evans ||Musculoskeletal |
|2010 ||Ann Lowrey ||Geriatrics |
| ||Erin Smithley ||Musculoskeletal |
| ||Heather Tureikas ||Musculoskeletal |
|2009 ||Amanda Hefflefinger ||Musculoskeletal |
| ||Kelly Sue Wimmer ||Musculoskeletal |
|2008 ||Wendy Enck ||Musculoskeletal |