I was invited to speak to the 5th semester students at my alma mater, University of St Augustine. In preparation, I put myself back at that point in my time at PT School and decided it would’ve been beneficial to hear about how to excel in the coming job interviews and negotiations. I mentioned that my practice is 100% Private Pay, and a funny thing happened … when we got to the Q&A, all of their questions revolved around cash-based PT!
Here is a video of the speech and Q&A.
It runs about 15 minutes and I cover a variety of topics including why I don’t think “job security” will equate to “salary security” for Physical Therapists in the future. It contains good info whether you’re a student, a practice owner, or a staff PT. If you know PT students or are associated with a PT school, please feel free to pass this video on to them.