9780803658165

The Role of the Physical Therapist Assistant: Regulations and Responsibilities

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  • ISBN13:

    9780803658165

  • ISBN10:

    0803658168

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-10-05
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company

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Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Preface
1. The History of Physical Therapy and the Physical Therapist Assistant
2. Physical Therapist Practice Settings
3. The Preferred Physical Therapist/Physical Therapist Assistant Relationship
4. Regulatory Requirements for Direction and Supervision of the Physical Therapist Assistant
5. Ethics and Ethical Behavior in Physical Therapy
6. The Patient–Physical Therapist Assistant Relationship
7. The Impact of Culture and Spirituality on Delivery of Physical Therapy Interventions
8. Introduction to Documentation for the Physical Therapist Assistant
9. The Physical Therapist Assistant and the American Physical Therapy Association
10. Laws Impacting Physical Therapist Practice
11. Payment for Physical Therapy Services
12. Leadership Development for Physical Therapist Assistants
13. Evidence-Based Practice and Research Review Fundamentals
14. Beginning your Career, Post-Graduation Advanced Learning and Skill Development

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