HANDBOOK OF TEACHING FOR PHYSICAL THERAPISTS E BOOK

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Handbook Of Teaching For Physical Therapists

Author : Katherine Shepard
ISBN : UOM:39015047461572
Genre : Medical
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* Written by leading educators in the field * Covers lecturing, laboratory instruction, working with patients and families, delivering in-service to colleagues, and more * Clearly presented material on theory and application * Real-life, practical examples
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Handbook Of Teaching For Physical Therapists E Book

Author : Gail M. Jensen
ISBN : 9781455706013
Genre : Medical
File Size : 21.33 MB
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Whether you are practicing in an in-patient or an out-patient facility, academic institution, or clinical residency program, this well-respected handbook gives you the background and guidance you need to effectively educate individuals across the continuum of physical therapy practice. Practical, real-life examples show you how to: incorporate health literacy and needs of the learner; assess and adapt to the various learning styles of patients; use simulations in education; facilitate the development of clinical reasoning skills; and assess learning outcomes and the effectiveness of your teaching. Plus, four all-new chapters and major revisions of all content throughout the book keep you on top of the latest research and best practices. Coverage of the theory and application of educational principles across the continuum of PT practice provides the information you need to improve your skills in the educational process both in academic and clinical settings. Two section format divides content into two parts: designing academic and clinical education programs and teaching students in academic and clinical settings; and teaching patients and families in clinical and community settings. Variety of teaching and teaching assessment methods expands your teaching, learning, and assessment repertoires. Case stories at the beginning of each chapter allow you to see the relevance of the information in the chapter. Threshold concepts highlight key ideas that are important to know. Annotated bibliography at end of each chapter provides resources for further study. NEW! Chapter on Authentic Assessment: Simulation-Based Education reflects the new ways to facilitate student learning through the use of human simulation models. NEW! Chapter on Strategies for Planning and Implementing Interprofessional Education covers the fundamental concepts of team-based care and interprofessional learning. NEW! Chapter on What Makes a Good Clinical Teacher? translates current research on clinical teaching into clinical education and practice. NEW! Chapter on Facilitating the Teaching and Learning of Clinical Reasoning helps you apply current research on clinical reasoning in rehabilitation to clinical education and teaching. NEW! Two combined chapters on Patient Education and Health Literacy (previously chapters 8 and 12) and Applied Behavioral Theory and Adherence: Models for Practice (previously chapters 9 and 10) provide focused presentations on current thinking and practical strategies for addressing health literacy issues in the clinical environment. NEW! Expanded chapter on Post-Professional Clinical Residency and Fellowship Education offers more information on models and trends in residency education and mentoring.
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Saunders Q A Review For The Physical Therapist Assistant Board Examination E Book

Author : Brad Fortinberry
ISBN : 9780323291125
Genre : Medical
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With more than 1,000 study and review questions, Saunders Q&A Review for the Physical Therapist Assistant Board Examination provides the practice you need to succeed on the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) for Physical Therapist Assistants. Questions simulate the format of the NPTE, in terms of content and the proportional breakdown of topics, and include rationales along with page references to physical therapy textbooks. Written by physical therapy specialist Brad Fortinberry, this book also includes a companion website offering unlimited test-taking practice plus instant feedback. 1,385 multiple-choice questions reflect the format, content, and proportional question breakdown of the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) from the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) as well as the terminology from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice. Review and study features address the role of the Physical Therapist Assistant, focusing on the clinical application of knowledge, concepts, and principles necessary in providing safe and effective patient care consistent with best practice, and include system-specific questions on the musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiovascular/pulmonary, integumentary, and other systems. Practice tests mimic the NPTE, helping you prepare for the NPTE with confidence. Electronic test-taking option enables students to create an unlimited number of unique practice tests, and receive instant feedback for answers. Rationales for correct answers include textbook references to help in preparing for the certification exam. Timed format for sample tests simulates the actual examination experience and strengthens your prioritization and time-management skills. Content experts provide knowledge and insight across every specialty area covered on the exam, for a reliable, well-rounded review.
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Saunders Q A Review For The Physical Therapy Board Examination E Book

Author : Brad Fortinberry
ISBN : 9781455727759
Genre : Medical
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With over 1,200 multiple choice review questions written to parallel the content and format of the National Physical Therapy Board Examination (NPTE), Saunders’ Q&A Review for the Physical Therapy Board Examination provides more NPTE practice than any other review resource available. Strengthen your understanding of core principles across the full spectrum of physical therapy practice with comprehensive exam practice from specialty experts. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. More than 1,200 multiple-choice questions test your understanding of key content across a variety of practice environments, including schools, hospitals, and communities. Organized by topic, it parallels the content and proportional question breakdown of the board examination to familiarize you with the testing format. Correct answers, detailed rationales, and specific references help you get more out of your study time.
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Teaching And Learning In Physical Therapy

Author : Margaret M. Plack
ISBN : 9781556428722
Genre : Medical
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Teaching and Learning in Physical Therapy: From Classroom to Clinic is a text seeking to guide the development of effective teaching strategies for use in both the classroom and the clinical setting. Margaret Plack and Maryanne Driscoll have developed this text with over 35 years of experience in teaching, research and clinical work. This experience has given them to opportunity to discover the best ways to students learn at different ages and stages of development. Teaching and Learning in Physical Therapy is grounded in current literature and has a theoretical basis in reflective practice, active learning strategies, and brain compatible instruction. Also included is practical information that allows students, educators, and clinicians, working with both students and patients, to develop instructional strategies that will work best in a variety of settings. Features included: • A user-friendly approach integrating theory and practical application throughout • References and suggested reading at the end of each chapter • Classroom and clinical vignettes to help reinforce concepts • Integrative problem solving activities and reflective questions Teaching and Learning in Physical Therapy: From Classroom to Clinic is applicable in both the classroom and clinical setting, making it ideal for physical therapy students, educators, and clinicians as well as other health care practitioners and educators.
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Handbook Of Home Health Standards E Book

Author : Tina M. Marrelli
ISBN : 9780323079433
Genre : Medical
File Size : 46.60 MB
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Handbook of Home Health Standards: Quality, Documentation, and Reimbursement includes everything the home care nurse needs to provide quality care and effectively document care based on accepted professional standards. This handbook offers detailed standards and documentation guidelines including ICD-9-CM (diagnostic) codes, OASIS considerations, service skills (including the skills of the multidisciplinary health care team), factors justifying homebound status, interdisciplinary goals and outcomes, reimbursement, and resources for practice and education. The fifth edition of this “little red book has been updated to include new information from the most recently revised Federal Register Final Rule and up-to-date coding. All information in this handbook has been thoroughly reviewed, revised, and updated. Offers easy-to-access and easy-to-read format that guides users step by step through important home care standards and documentation guidelines Provides practical tips for effective documentation of diagnoses/clinical conditions commonly treated in the home, designed to positively influence reimbursement from third party payors. Lists ICD-9-CM diagnostic codes, needed for completing CMS billing forms, in each body system section, along with a complete alphabetical list of all codes included in the book in an appendix. Incorporates hospice care and documentation standards so providers can create effective hospice documentation. Emphasizes the provision of quality care by providing guidelines based on the most current approved standards of care. Includes the most current NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses so that providers have the most accurate and up-to-date information at their fingertips. Identifies skilled services, including services appropriate for the multidisciplinary team to perform. Offers discharge planning solutions to address specific concerns so providers can easily identify the plan of discharge that most effectively meets the patient’s needs. Lists the crucial parts of all standards that specific members of the multidisciplinary team (e.g., the nurse, social worker) must uphold to work effectively together to achieve optimum patient outcomes. Resources for care and practice direct providers to useful sources to improve patient care and/or enhance their professional practice. Each set of guidelines includes patient, family, and caregiver education so that health care providers can supply clients with necessary information for specific problems or concerns. Communication tips identify quantifiable data that assists in providing insurance case managers with information on which to make effective patient care decisions. Several useful sections make the handbook thorough and complete: medicare guidelines; home care definitions, roles, and abbreviations; NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses; guidelines for home medial equipment and supplies. Small size for convenient carrying in bag or pocket! Provides the most up-to-date information about the newest and predominant reimbursement mechanisms in home care: the Prospective Payment System (PPS) and Pay For Performance (P4P). Updated terminology, definitions, and language to reflect the federal agency change from Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other industry changes. Includes the most recent NANDA diagnoses and OASIS form and documentation explanations. New interdisciplinary roles have been added, such as respiratory therapist and nutritionist.,/LI>
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Acute Care Handbook For Physical Therapists E Book

Author : Jaime C. Paz
ISBN : 9781416069485
Genre : Medical
File Size : 65.38 MB
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Familiarize yourself with the acute care environment and confidently develop patient rehabilitation plans with this essential guide to physical therapy practice in a clinical setting. Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, Third Edition helps you understand and interpret hospital protocol, medical terminology, and the medical–surgical aspects of acute care. Each chapter focuses on a body system and includes a review of basic structure and function, an overview of a medical–surgical workup, a review of pathophysiology, information on pharmacology, and guidelines for physical therapy intervention. This edition features a larger, slimmer design that highlights clinical tips, decision-making aids, and practice patterns throughout the text so that you can easily locate these tools and apply them to your practice. If you are unfamiliar with the complex acute care environment, this comprehensive resource is just what you need to become more comfortable and better able to manage the specific needs of your patients. Review of body system basics and disease processes in each chapter provides concise information to help you better manage patients in a hospital setting. Familiarizes you with the acute care environment by explaining medical terminology, hospital protocol, and surgical workups Includes updated information on medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and surgical and invasive procedures pertinent to physical therapy practice Clinical tips throughout the text show you how to maximize safety, quality, and efficiency of care. Over 350 illustrations, tables, and boxed text highlight essential concepts and procedures for quick reference. Uses terminology consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition Focuses on evidence-based practice to help you determine the best interventions including recent literature regarding rehabilitation in the critical care setting. NEW! Pertinent practice patterns from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition are included in each chapter. NEW! Additional illustrations to improve comprehension of the material NEW! More pharmacologic implications for physical therapists, specifically concerning side effects and use of combination drugs. NEW! Additional decision-making algorithms facilitate critical thinking in the clinical setting. NEW! Updated surgical and invasive procedures include minimally invasive orthopedic surgery, bariatric procedures, and complete insight into circulatory assist devices. NEW! Expanded neurological chapter including vestibular dysfunction tests and measures, a discussion of dementia, and the latest in stroke evaluation and management. NEW! Revised appendices discuss the latest concepts in documentation standards, palliative care, and patient safety. NEW! Slimmer, larger format allows the book to lie open for easier reading. NEW! Improved design highlighting clinical tips and other key features lets you locate important information quickly in a busy clinical setting.
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Introduction To Physical Therapy E Book

Author : Michael A. Pagliarulo
ISBN : 9780323266420
Genre : Medical
File Size : 50.58 MB
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Introduction to Physical Therapy, 4e by Michael Pagliarulo provides a comprehensive description of the profession and practice of physical therapy. NEW! Evolve website with a test bank, PowerPoint presentations, and image collection. The only introductory textbook that includes an overview of the profession and clinical information Chapter on reimbursement introduces the fiscal aspect of health care and reimbursement for physical therapy services. Chapter on communication and cultural competence helps the PT and PTA understand behavior due to cultural differences. EXPANDED! Numerous learning aides, including chapter outlines, key terms, learning objectives, questions to ask, boxes, tables, summaries and up to date references, suggested readings, and reviewe questions. The lastest information on current trends in health care and the profession of physical therapy keeps the students current on latest issues.
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