Introduction To Physical Therapy For Physical Therapist Assistants

Author by : Director Dreeben Therapy Associates Gainesville Florida Olga Dreeben-Irimia
Languange : en
Publisher by : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Description : Written specifically for Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) students, this text is an excellent introduction for physical therapist assistant s education. This new edition includes updated information regarding the relationship between the Physical Therapist (PT) and PTA and key concepts of the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice for better understanding of clinical guidelines. It also includes new information regarding clinical trends in physical therapy. Utilizing this text specifically for PTAs, instructors can introduce students to information regarding professionalism, professional roles, interpersonal communication, physical therapist s behavior and conduct, teaching and learning, and evidence based practice. This comprehensive text will provide a valuable resource throughout the physical therapist assistant s education and training throughout the entire duration of the PTA program. New to Second Edition: Distinctive description of physical therapy developments from its Formative Years (1914-1920) to the APTA s Vision and Application of Scientific Pursuit of today PTA s usage of the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice Differences between physical therapy and medical diagnosis Contemporary clinical trends regarding wellness, health promotion and disease prevention Instructor Resources: Transition Guide, PowerPoint slides and TestBank"


Introduction To Physical Therapy For Physical Therapist Assistants

Author by : Olga Dreeben
Languange : en
Publisher by : Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Description : Introduction to Physical Therapy for Physical Therapist Assistants provides a basic overview of the physical therapy profession and of PTs and PTAs as members of the rehabilitation team. It includes physical therapy ethical and legal concepts, cultural competence and cultural diversity, domestic violence issues, laws affecting physical therapy practice, communication, documentation and medical records, teaching, learning, and medical terminology, elements of patient care, and major physical therapy clinical practices. This text is an ideal resource for anyone contemplating a career in physical therapy or already working in the field.


Dreeben Irimia S Introduction To Physical Therapy Practice For Physical Therapist Assistants

Author by : Christina M. Barrett
Languange : en
Publisher by : Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Description : Dreeben-Irimia's Introduction to Physical Therapy Practice for Physical Therapist Assistants, Fourth Edition introduces students to the role of the physical therapist assistant in physical therapy care.


Introduction To Physical Therapy

Author by : Michael A. Pagliarulo
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : "This comprehensive text offers an insightful and thorough overview of both the profession and the practice of physical therapy, including the latest topics and trends surrounding the industry. the first section walks readers through the key aspects of a career in physical therapy, including: roles of the physical therapist and physical therapist assistant, practice settings, APTA, and laws, policies, and regulations. The second section then goes on to cover the practice of physical therapy: detailing the functions, disorders, and therapies of the major organ systems. -- Features include: *NEW full-color design; *Updated contents; *New photos and illustrations; *Learning aides such as chapter outlines, learning objectives, questions to ask, suggested readings, and review questions."--Publisher's description.


Introduction To Physical Therapy

Author by : Michael A. Pagliarulo
Languange : en
Publisher by : Mosby Incorporated
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Description : "Like the first edition, this text was designed to present an introduction and broad background on the profession (Part I) and practice (Part II) of physical therapy. The introductory nature of the content continues to focus on the student beginning a PT, PTA, or health-related educational program. Nevertheless, major updates and revisions were made to describe the current conditions within our profession. All chapters were revised to reflect the concepts and terminology of the GUIDE TO PHYSICAL THERAPIST PRACTICE, particularly the elements of the Patient/Client Management Model". (Preface).


Dreeben Irimia S Introduction To Physical Therapist Practice For Physical Therapist Assistants

Author by : Chris Barrett
Languange : en
Publisher by : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Description : Preceded by Introduction to physical therapy for physical therapist assistants / Olga Dreeben-Irimia. 2nd ed. 2011.


The Role Of The Physical Therapist Assistant

Author by : Holly M Clynch
Languange : en
Publisher by : F.A. Davis
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Description : Be prepared for your new role as a PTA. This is the perfect introduction to the history of the Physical Therapist Assistant and their responsibilities today. The 2nd Edition of this groundbreaking delves into the ever-expanding role of the PTA in the clinical setting, as well as the regulations that govern the PTA’s scope of work. Inside, you’ll find the knowledge you need to grow as a PTA…from your first semester through your last. By understanding the importance of this information and how it affects you, your colleagues, and your patients, this text empowers you in your new role and in your professional relationships.


Neurorehabilitation For The Physical Therapist Assistant

Author by : Darcy Ann Umphred
Languange : en
Publisher by : SLACK Incorporated
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Description : Neurorehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant provides a complete overview of the foundations of various neurological medical conditions and presents a wide array of clinical problems that a physical therapist assistant may encounter in the educational or clinical setting. Darcy Umphred and Connie Carlson, along with 11 contributors, offer a thorough explanation of the PT to PTA delegation process that is both unique and comprehensive. Throughout the pages of Neurorehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant the PTA is provided with the necessary tools to effectively interact with and treat patients who suffer from neurological medical diagnoses. This text also covers a wide variety of neurological clinical problems that a PTA may encounter. Neurorehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant presents specific examples of tests and measures and interventions that a PTA may use when treating patients with CNS damage. Multiple chapters offer one or more case studies that will aid students and practicing PTAs in the analysis of PTA roles and the delegation of specific tasks, as well as why a PT may not choose to delegate a task. Also included is a brief discussion of selected pathologies and their progressions or complications, which gives the PTA a means to identify contraindications or changes in patient behavior that need to be reported. Features: -Interactive website access that provides the answers to the questions and case studies for each chapter. -A clear delineation of the differences between the frameworks used by medical practitioners and those used by the PT. -Detailed descriptions of tests and measures and interventions used by the PTA. -A focus on interactions between types of movement dysfunctions and intervention selection. -A discussion of disablement and enablement models. The volumes of knowledge presented in this unique and detailed text ensures Neurorehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant will accompany the PTA throughout their education and into their career.


Dutton S Introduction To Physical Therapy And Patient Skills

Author by : Mark Dutton
Languange : en
Publisher by : McGraw Hill Professional
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Description : This comprehensive textbook covering every core topic in PT education includes essentials such as patient care, goniometry, muscle testing and function and musculoskeletal assessment. (Physical Therapy)


Foundations An Introduction To The Profession Of Physical Therapy

Author by : Stephen J. Carp
Languange : en
Publisher by : Thieme
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Description : A unique blueprint to a successful physical therapy practice from renowned experts In the last 100 years, the profession of physical therapy has grown from a little-known band of "reconstruction aides" to a large and expanding worldwide group of dedicated professionals at the cutting edge of health care diagnostics, interventions, research, ethics, and altruistic community service. Foundations: An Introduction to the Profession of Physical Therapy by distinguished physical therapist and educator Stephen Carp reflects nearly 40 years of expertise in this evolving field. The book covers the "the background music" of physical therapy – important issues aspiring physical therapists and physical therapist assistants need to master prior to starting clinical practice. Sixteen chapters present a broad spectrum of content, covering core behavioral, clinical, and professional concerns encountered in practice. Experts provide firsthand guidance on reimbursement, working as a healthcare team, documentation, ethical issues and community service, clinical research and education, an overview of the APTA, career development, and more. Key Highlights From the history of the profession to cultural, spiritual and legal aspects of practice, this unique resource provides insights not found in traditional physical therapy foundation textbooks About 20 comprehensive vignettes with real-life experiences enhance the text Text boxes with insightful "first-person" narratives highlight chapter content A list of review questions and meticulous references at the end of every chapter enhance learning and encourage further research All PT and PTA students will benefit from the expert wisdom and pearls shared in this essential reference.