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American Physical Therapy Association website provides links to programs that have been approved by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association. Under the heading "Education Programs" there is a helpful section called "Student Resources" that includes information for PT students as well as people who are not yet in a PT program.

If you click first on "Membership and Leadership" and then on "Chapters & Sections", you can read about the sections/groups of PTs who are specialists in such areas as acute care, hand rehabilitation, neurology, pediatrics, geriatrics, and aquatic physical therapy.
Kay Ahern says that she has benefited greatly from being a member of the hand rehabilitation section. She says that being in a section enables you to find members with similar interests and problems. You can get information and advice and even find mentors.


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ExploreHEALTHCareers.org is a multi-disciplinary website that provides career information on a broad array of health professions. The website is a joint initiative involving national foundations, professional associations, health career advisors, educational institutions and college students. The website addresses the under-representation of minorities in the workforce and the lack of health professionals in medically underserved communities.


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The IHS Physical Rehabilitation Services website provides a description of the physical rehabilitation services provided by IHS, a history of rehabilitation services, and contact information for people who can provide more information about physical rehabilitation services, including job and scholarship opportunities. Scholarship information is at the IHS Scholarship page.


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The “Registered Nurses” section of the
U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics website includes the nature of the work, needed training, employment, job outlook, projects, earnings, and wages.


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Winds of Change is an American Indian-published magazine focusing on careers and educational advancement for Native people. The magazine is published quarterly by AISES Publishing Inc. In addition, the Annual College Guide for American Indians & Native Alaskans/Hawaiians is published yearly.