Written specifically for Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) students, this text is an excellent introduction for physical therapist assistantas 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 therapistas behavior and conduct, teaching and learning, and evidence based practice. This comprehensive text will provide a valuable resource throughout the physical therapist assistantas 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 APTAas aVision and Application of Scientific Pursuita of today PTAas usage of the APTA's aGuide to Physical Therapist Practicea Differences between physical therapy and medical diagnosis Contemporary clinical trends regarding wellness, health promotion and disease prevention Instructor Resources: Transition Guide, PowerPoint slides and TestBankThe general purpose of a policy and procedure manual is to familiarize the employees with the practicea#39;s specific mission, culture, expectations, and benefits . Although the manual is not a contract, it provides a clear, common understanding ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Introduction to Physical Therapy for Physical Therapist Assistants|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2010-10-22|