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Documentation for Physical Therapist Assistants / Edition 2
     

Documentation for Physical Therapist Assistants / Edition 2

by Marianne Lukan
 

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ISBN-10: 0803608373

ISBN-13: 9780803608375

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

Finally, a documentation text written specifically for the physical therapist assistant. Documentation for Physical Therapist Assistants contains a historical perspective, information, theories, and guidelines for documenting and writing progress or interim notes in the medical record. It is written in a workbook format and contains review questions and practice

Overview

Finally, a documentation text written specifically for the physical therapist assistant. Documentation for Physical Therapist Assistants contains a historical perspective, information, theories, and guidelines for documenting and writing progress or interim notes in the medical record. It is written in a workbook format and contains review questions and practice exercises after each chapter.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Revised extensively to reflect the language of the APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Practice
  • Focuses on the needs of PTAs, emphasizes the role of the PTA within the PT team, and covers major types of records (SOMR, POMR)
  • Teaches how to make notes (SOAP, narrative, computerized, predesigned)
  • Covers all documentation, including incident reports and phone conversations, and discusses reimbursement and legal issues
  • Includes new sample reports and many new practice exercises (with answers in the back of the book)
  • Contains chapter outlines, objectives, and review questions (with answers in the back of the book)
  • Chapter 7 expanded to differentiate between outcomes and goals and writing treatment session goals

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803608375
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.38(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Why Document?
1. Introduction to Documentation
2. Documentation Content
3. Organization and Presentation of the Content

Part 2: How to Document
4. Writing the Content: Guidelines
5. Writing the Content: Subjective Data
6. Writing the Content: Objective Data
7. Writing the Content: Problems, Goals or Functional Outcomes, and Treatment Effectiveness
8. Writing the Content: Treatment Plan
9. Other Documentation Responsibilities
10. Documentation Summary: Study Guide
Glossary
Bibliography
Appendices: Abbreviations
Documenting Modality Treatments
Dictation Guidelines
Answers to Review Exercises
Answers to Practice Exercises
Guidelines for Physical Therapy Documentation
Index

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