Foundations Of Physical Therapy / Edition 1

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This essential core textbook for the early phase of a physical therapy program takes a global approach to the profession, focusing on both practice specialties, as well as practice settings, populations served, and essential issues such as specialization, relations with complementary health professionals, and education.FEATURES
* Uses terminology based on APTA's new Guide to Physical Therapist Practice
* Examines special audiences, including pediatric, geriatric, orthopedic, and neurologic
* Written by a single author for a uniform and cohesive presentation
* Includes the full text of the Model Practice Act for Physical Therapy

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071355902
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 11/21/2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 504
  • Product dimensions: 1.12 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1The Physical Therapy Profession Ron Scott Key Words and Phrases Objectives The Profession at Advent of the 21st Century Physical Therapy Defined History of Physical Therapy in the United States Representative Professions and Support Professionals Interdisciplinary Co-Primary Health Care Disciplines Summary Activities, Cases, and Questions Additional Readings Focus on a Leader: Elizabeth Domholdt, EdD, PT CHAPTER 2 Education Ron Scott Key Words and Phrases Objectives Background History of Physical Therapy Education Program Accreditation CAPTE and Accreditation Activities Professional (Entry-Level) Education: Philosophy and Processes Postprofessional Education Summary Activities, Cases, and Questions Additional Readings Appendix 2-1 Evaluative Criteria for Accreditation of Education Programs for the Preparation of Physical Therapists Focus on a Leader: Mary Jane Harris, MS, PT Focus on a Leader: Mary Ann Wharton, MS, PT (and more...)
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