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 TestBankIn all physical therapy practice settings, the physical therapist assistanta#39;s performance must be safe and legal. His or her performance also depends on many variables, including the type ofclinical practice, the environmental surroundings of ... refer to the physical therapist of record;the PTA may also take patient/client vitals, ask about pain level, and/or make other observations related to the patient/client.
|Title||:||Introduction to Physical Therapy for Physical Therapist Assistants|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2010-10-22|