This work-text provides a basic understanding of the theory and clinical skills necessary to function as an entry-level physical therapy aide in different rehabilitation settings. The therapeutic modality procedures that an aide would perform are presented in a step-by-step format with detailed photos. A variety of review questions test comprehension of the material. Learning activities are provided at the end of each chapter for practical application.
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As a respected writer and recognized educator, Roberta C. Weiss, LVN, Ed.D. has been involved in educating and equipping future and current professional for more than 30 years. She has specialized in the development of allied health and nursing courses for the Career College market and has worked with Pearson since 1990. In addition, Ms. Weiss has served as the Corporate Allied Health Program Manager for Corinthian Colleges, where she was responsible for overseeing, managing and developing all allied health programs. Ms. Weiss holds double bachelor's degrees in Journalism and Education, a Master's Degree in Educational Administration, and has been a licensed nurse since 1979.
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Book Description Cengage Learning, 2008. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: SECTION I: INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL THERAPY Chapter 1: The Profession of Physical Therapy Chapter 2: Career Opportunities for the Physical Therapy Aide Chapter 3: Ethical and Legal Issues Affecting the Physical Therapy Aide Chapter 4: Communicating Effectively Chapter 5: Medical Terminology and the Medical Record SECTION II: ADMINISTRATIVE ASPECTS OF PHYSICAL THERAPY Chapter 6: Administrative Role of the Physical Therapy Aide SECTION III: SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES Chapter 7: Basic Structure and Function of the Human body Chapter 8: Applied Anatomy and Physiology of the Musculoskeletal System SECTION III: MEDICAL DISORDERS AND PHYSICAL THERAPY Chapter 9: Using Physical Therapy to Treat Common Medical Disorders SECTION IV: PATIENT PREPARATION Chapter 10: Safety in the Working Environment Chapter 11: Preparation for Patient Care Chapter 12: Turning and Positioning the Patient Chapter 13: Transferring the Patient SECTION V: PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES Chapter 14: Assisting with Ambulation and Gait Training Chapter 15: Therapeutic Exercises Chapter 16: Physical Therapy Agents and Modalities Chapter 17: Specialized Clinical Procedures SECTION VIII: GETTING AND KEEPING A JOB IN PHYSICAL THERAPY Chapter 18: Obtaining a Job as a Physical Therapy Aide Appendix A: The Human Skeleton Appendix B: Major Muscles of the Body Appendix C: Procedure Evaluations Appendix D: Billing / Insurance Processing Practice Sheets Appendix E: Examples of Resumes and Cover Letters Appendix F: Practice Evaluation Test Glossary Index. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_141801317X
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