Personal Narrative : Discovering The Dream

1177 WordsFeb 15, 20175 Pages
Discovering the Dream Everyone has a passion or dream that they would give anything to accomplish. I have a passion and an unstoppable drive help people. I am also a very social persona and talk to just about everyone the crosses my path. These two characteristics pretty much set the stage for my decision and give me an advantage in pursuing this career. 1.Those are my reasons for pursuing physical therapy and will serve as my fuel until I reach my goal. In order to be a physical therapist you must cover a handful of responsibilities. 2.According to OK Career Guide “Physical therapist must assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and improve or correct…show more content…
Master 's degree programs are also common. The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredits athletic trainer programs, as well as post-professional and residency athletic trainer programs”(OK College Start). Even seeing the requirements it is still well worth the hard work, because one day people will look at you and see a hero. I would love to attend the University of Oklahoma in the future. The road to becoming a physical therapist is no breeze according to College of Allied Health 5.“The professional program consists of 108 semester hours of sequenced and integrated didactic and clinical courses. All didactic coursework is offered on the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) campuses in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. This program begins in the summer of every year. Clinical courses are completed within the state and region”(College of Allied Health). This article also includes that “Graduates of the program receive a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree and are eligible to sit for the national licensure examination upon meeting state licensure requirements”. Although it seems like a long time and is very intimidating it is possible and it is well worth the reward of helping others. Health science is a class that could enhance my knowledge and better prepare me for college. Besides putting in the time and getting a good education you also need to have certain characteristics. 9.The key characteristics are
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