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Here you will find resources for our physical therapist assistant members! We’re just getting started, so check back soon for additional content!

Did You Know?
Physical therapist assistants can hold the following leadership positions with OPTA:

  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • PTA Caucus Rep
  • District Chair (varies by district)
  • Bylaws/Policy & Procedures Chair
  • Conference Committee Chair
  • Federal Affairs Liaison
  • Membership Committee Chair
  • Nominating Committee Chair
  • Practice Chair
  • Research Committee Chair
  • State Affairs Committee Chair
  • Student SIG Chair
  • Tellers Committee Chair
  • Pediatrics SIG Chair
  • Sports SIG Chair
  • EPSIG Chair

Visit our Leaders page for specific term information and our Elections page for upcoming nominations news. Questions on leadership vacancies can be directed to Nominating Committee Chair Scott Euype.

PTA Blog
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Congratulations to the following members whose proposals were peer-reviewed and accepted for presentation at Virtual LEAP: Fall 2020 on September 25. We look forward to hearing about their projects and insights. To read more about their presentations, visit the LEAP Program Information page. Reduced rate early bird registration is available until Aug. 31.

LEAP Talk Presenters:
Clinical Observations of Adolescents with Chronic Pain and Developmental Coordination Disorder – Heidi Kempert, PTA
Who Will Fall Next? Interdisciplinary Fall Prevention Strategies When Chair Alarms Are Not an Option – Shannon Simpson, PTA

Poster Presenter:
Case Study: Post-Operative Total Knee Arthroplasty Rehabilitation of a Patient Following Preoperative Cryothermal Analgesia for Improved Pain Control – Julia Patterson, PTA

PTA Licensure Information
License renewal occurs in odd-numbered years. Click here for the OPTA PTA Resource Guide to learn more about license renewal.

Visit e-License for license lookup, name + address change and employer change. You can also verify your license.

Entry-Level Physical Therapist Programs in Ohio
Click here for PTA program information in the Buckeye State.



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