Your Career in Physical Medicine / Edition 1

Your Career in Physical Medicine / Edition 1

by Roberta C. Weiss
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721664539

ISBN-13: 9780721664538

Pub. Date: 05/01/1997

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This single, revolutionary resource prepares readers to function effectively in a variety of physical medicine positions. It covers all of the concepts, skills, and procedures that they need to know. The book's "multi-occupational" approach will boost readers' employability, since hospitals and health care facilities are now employing multiskilled personnel.  See more details below

Overview

This single, revolutionary resource prepares readers to function effectively in a variety of physical medicine positions. It covers all of the concepts, skills, and procedures that they need to know. The book's "multi-occupational" approach will boost readers' employability, since hospitals and health care facilities are now employing multiskilled personnel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721664538
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/01/1997
Pages:
382
Product dimensions:
8.64(w) x 11.23(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Health Careers: Career Opportunities in Physical Medicine. Health, Wellness, Fitness and Illness. Medical Law and Ethics. Health and Safety in the Physical Medicine Environment. Scientific Principles in Physical Medicine: Basic Structure and Function of the Human Body. Applied Anatomy and Physiology of the Musculoskeletal System. Applied Kinesiology and Physical Medicine. Medical Terminology andthe Medical Record. Measuring Vital Signs. Physical Medicine and the Healing Process: Introduction to the Health Process. Systems of Healing. Chiropractic Assisting: Introduction to Chiropractic. The Role of the Chiropractor. The Clinical Chiropractic Assistant. Massage Therapy: Introduction to Massage Therapy. Caring for the Body Through Massage. Understanding the Art of Shiatsu. Understanding Reflexology. Physical Therapy Aide: Introduction to Physical Therapy. The Roleof the Physical Therapy Aide. Physical Therapy and Medical Disorders. Sports Medicine Assistant: Recognition and Assessment of Sports Injuries. Psychology, Rehabilitation, And Sports Medicine. Nutrition and Sports Medicine. Care and Treatment of Sports Injuries. Personal Fitness Trainer: Introduction to Physical Training. Testing and Evaluation for Physical Training. Fitness Program Design and Implementation. Administrative Skills in Physical Medicine: Administrative Management and Office Maintenance. Billing and Banking Procedures. Insurance Coding and Indexing. Job Seeking Skills and Employment Opportunities. Glossary.

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