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Employers and Grudges
by Jason Marketti
Years ago, I was new to an area and began to secure employment as a per-diem PTA. One of the first places I worked was a hospital. After educating them on the per-diem pay scale, I was hired to work almost every weekend. I explained to HR that I needed Read More...
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Patients My Dear
by Jason Marketti
Everyone once in a while, we will see angry patients. It might be from the circumstances they are in, the bed, food or not being able to move about in familiar surroundings. Most of the time the anger is not because of us, but it can often be aimed at Read More...
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Therapy Precepts
by Jason Marketti
As I was doing some research, I discovered that some state boards have already adopted APTA precepts or at least have it on their agendas to do so. Being a non-member of the APTA, I will soon have to abide by their rules if state boards continue with Read More...
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Watching the Eval
by Jason Marketti
I was asked to help during a PT evaluation. I enjoy assisting the PT during this process because I can ask appropriate questions when it is over and I get a "firsthand" look at what the patient is capable of when he initially comes to the facility. There Read More...
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    Jason J. Marketti
    Occupation: Physical Therapist Assistant
    Setting: San Jacinto, CA
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