Physical Therapist Assistant Exam Review Guide

Physical Therapist Assistant Exam Review Guide Author Mark Dutton
ISBN-10 9780763797577
Release 2011-05-11
Pages 588
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Begin the task of studying for the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) for Physical Therapist Assistants (PTAs) by concentrating on those subject areas where you need the most help! Physical Therapist Assistant Exam Review Guide includes a bound-in online access code for JB TestPrep: PTA Exam Review. Both resources provide thorough exam preparation help for physical therapist assistant candidates preparing to sit for the certification exam. Physical Therapist Assistant Exam Review Guide incorporates thorough overviews of exam content consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice and the NPTE for PTAs detailing the fundamentals of the profession, the body’s systems, and therapeutic procedures, and providing dedicated chapters on pediatrics, geriatrics, and pharmacology. Study questions in each chapter test reader comprehension; “Key Points” boxes highlight important information throughout; and tables and figures provide visual points of reference for learners. JB TestPrep: PTA Exam Review is a dynamic, web-based program includes interactive exam-style questions with instant feedback providing answers and explanations for review and study. Test-takers can also complete a full final exam and browse their results, including a performance analysis summary that highlights which topics require further study. All exam results are saved for later viewing to track progress and improvement. KEY FEATURES • Presents detailed content overviews consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice and the NPTE content • Includes basic, helpful information on taking the NPTE for PTAs • Contains the latest AHA CPR guidelines • Provides a variety of exam-style questions with answers and explanations • Gives instant feedback to sample exams in the online program Appendices Include: Guide For Conduct of the Physical Therapist Assistant; Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant; Standards of Practice for Physical Therapy; The 24-hour Clock; and Units of International Measure By the time you are done with the Physical Therapist Assistant Exam Review Guide and JB TestPrep: PTA Exam Review, you will feel confident and prepared to complete the final step in the certification process—passing the examination!



Physical Therapist Assistant Exam Review

Physical Therapist Assistant Exam Review Author Kevin Tenpenny
ISBN-10 9781401814038
Release 2004-07-14
Pages 448
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Physical Therapist Assistant Exam Review is an essential resource for individuals preparing to take the National Physical Therapist Assistant Examination (NPTAE). This exam review guide and accompanying CD-ROM has been developed based upon the latest content outline and format of the NPTAE to maximize test readiness. Focusing on test items related specifically to licensure, the guide covers a broad array of content, in detail, through a diverse set of sample test questions. The review begins with a chapter on how to prepare for the NPTAE and follows with the content specific chapters which enable students to focus on the subject areas where they need improvement. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



National Physical Therapist Assistant

National Physical Therapist Assistant Author Geralyn A. Farrelly
ISBN-10 PSU:000053938916
Release 2003
Pages 405
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National Physical Therapist Assistant has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from National Physical Therapist Assistant also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full National Physical Therapist Assistant book for free.



PT Exam Review

PT Exam Review Author Iwona Korzeniowska
ISBN-10 UCLA:L0074031634
Release 1995
Pages 120
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This book will help the foreign-trained physical therapist & physical therapy assistant accomplish the difficult tasks to pass the national licensing examination, obtain a visa & license, & successfully find employment in the United States. This comprehensive resource contains sample exam questions, test-taking strategies, study guidelines, vocabulary listings, prefix & suffix listings, & separate practice exams for the PT & PTA. Often the foreign-trained professional will pay costly fees for consultation & assistance with all the necessary paperwork & procedures required to practice in the United States. Now it is possible to accomplish this goal yourself. This book will take you step-by-step through the required processes, while offering additional information on how to obtain permanent residence status. This book is also an excellent reference for U.S. physical therapists & physical therapy assistants who want to brush up on the skills & questions for the national exam.



Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant

Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant Author Mark Dutton
ISBN-10 9780763797553
Release 2011-04-15
Pages 733
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Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant offers essential information on the anatomy and biomechanics of each major area of the body. This first-of-its-kind core text approaches the field from a variety of disciplines and perspectives, linking studies in anatomy, therapeutic exercise, and kinesiology to the study of joints As a practice, physical therapy continues to rely on physical examination, making accurate diagnosis especially important. Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant provides evidence-based guidelines for assessing and rehabilitating patients. In addition to covering the basics of each joint, Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant also contains dedicated chapters on pediatrics, geriatrics, manual therapy, and women's health.



Npte Secrets Npte Exam Review for the National Physical Therapy Examination

Npte Secrets  Npte Exam Review for the National Physical Therapy Examination Author Mometrix Media
ISBN-10 1516705734
Release 2016-02
Pages 290
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** NPTE Secrets helps you ace the National Physical Therapy Examination, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive NPTE Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. NPTE Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to NPTE & NPTAE Test Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive review including: Nervous System, Signs and Symptoms, Major Hormones, Respiratory System, Cardiac Review, Maternal Responses, Psychological Processes, Blood and Urine Values, Nutrient Review, Pediatric Conditions, Musculoskeletal Conditions, GI Disease Review, Organ Functions, Pathological Conditions, Basic Tissues, Wound Care, Special Test, Exercise Principles, Gait Cycle, Prosthetic Terminology, Normal Lab Values, Modalities, Developmental Milestones, MET Review, and much more...



Physical Rehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant E Book

Physical Rehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant   E Book Author Michelle H. Cameron
ISBN-10 9780323290937
Release 2014-04-14
Pages 608
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Prepare for practice with the book tailored specifically for physical therapist assistants! Physical Rehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant provides a clear, easy-to-read, evidence-based guide to the PTA's role in patient management, covering the core concepts related to physical rehabilitation and emphasizing the PTA's role in intervention. A treatment-oriented focus addresses each of the four categories of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Preferred Practice Patterns: musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiopulmonary, and integumentary. The final section of the book addresses interventions which overlap many practice patterns. Written by rehabilitation experts Michelle Cameron, MD, PT and Linda Monroe, MPT, in consultation with Susan Schmidt, a practicing PTA, and Carla Gleaton, the director of a PTA education program, this text will be a valuable resource both in the classroom and in professional practice. Comprehensive, evidence-based coverage of rehabilitation includes sections on pathology; examination; evaluation, diagnosis, and prognosis; clinical signs, and intervention -- emphasizing the PTA's role in intervention. Unique! A consistent, organized approach covers physical therapy intervention by disorder, with full discussions of each condition found in a single chapter. Format follows the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition so you become familiar with the terminology used in therapy practice. Clinical Pearls highlight key information. Unique! Full-color illustrations clearly demonstrate pathologies and interventions. Case studies with discussion questions guide you through specific patient interactions to build your clinical reasoning skills. Glossaries in each chapter define key terms to build your clinical vocabulary. Unique! Student resources on the companion Evolve website enhance your learning with vocabulary-building exercises, boards-style practice test questions, examples of commonly used forms, and references from the book linked to Medline.



Documentation Basics

Documentation Basics Author Mia L. Erickson
ISBN-10 1556426739
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 153
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Complete and accurate documentation is one of the most important skills for a physical therapist assistant to develop and use effectively. Necessary for both students and clinicians, Documentation Basics: A Guide for the Physical Therapist Assistant will teach and explain physical therapy documentation from A to Z. Documentation Basics: A Guide for the Physical Therapist Assistant covers all of the fundamentals for prospective physical therapist assistants preparing to work in the clinic or clinicians looking to refine and update their skills. Mia Erickson and Becky McKnight have also integrated throughout the text the APTA's Guide to PT Practice to provide up-to-date information on the topics integral for proper documentation. What's Inside: Overview of documentation Types of documentation Guidelines for documenting Overview of the PTA's role in patient/client management, from the patient's point of entry to discharge How to write progress notes How to use the PT's initial examinations, evaluations, and plan of care when writing progress notes Legal matters related to documentation Reimbursement basics and documentation requirements The text also contains a section titled "SOAP Notes Across the Curriculum," or SNAC. This section provides sample scenarios and practice opportunities for PTA students that can be used in a variety of courses throughout a PTA program. These include: Goniometry Range of motion exercises Wound care Stroke Spinal cord injury Amputation Enter the physical therapy profession confidently with Documentation Basics: A Guide for the Physical Therapist Assistant by your side.



PTAEXAM

PTAEXAM Author Scott M. Giles
ISBN-10 1890989290
Release 2012
Pages 842
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This guide is a comprehensive resource for the National Physical Therapist Assistant Examination. The changes to the new edition include a significant expansion of the academic review section of essential physical therapy information, along with the integration of hundreds of full color images. Chapter essentials and proficiency exercises throughout the review book assist students to develop mastery of essential National Physical Therapist Assistant Examination content. Clinically-oriented questions with expansive explanation of answers prepare candidates for the rigor of the actual exam and offer a method to determine current strengths and weaknesses. Includes three full-length exams with detailed explanations of correct and incorrect answers.



McGraw Hills NPTE National Physical Therapy Exam Second Edition

McGraw Hills NPTE National Physical Therapy Exam  Second Edition Author Mark Dutton
ISBN-10 9780071773386
Release 2012-04-02
Pages 1055
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Everything you need to pass the NPTE on your first try is right here! McGraw-Hill’s NPTE (National Physical Therapy Examination) will help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get the best score possible. With this unmatched review, you’ll sharpen your subject knowledge, strengthen your thinking skills, and build your test-taking confidence. It delivers exactly what you need to excel: a concise outline review of the curriculum that’s consistent with the APTA’s Physical Therapy Practice, important information about the NPTE, can’t miss test-taking strategies, a comprehensive practice exam. Includes: Easy-to-follow outline review of every topic found on the exam Valuable test-taking strategies and exam overview Study pearls that highlight must-know material Companion website with 600 NPTA-style questions, answer explanations, and references



Introduction to Physical Therapy for Physical Therapist Assistants

Introduction to Physical Therapy for Physical Therapist Assistants Author Director Dreeben Therapy Associates Gainesville Florida Olga Dreeben-Irimia
ISBN-10 9781449619589
Release 2010-10-22
Pages 308
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Written specifically for Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) students, this text is an excellent introduction for physical therapist assistant s education. This new edition includes updated information regarding the relationship between the Physical Therapist (PT) and PTA and key concepts of the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice for better understanding of clinical guidelines. It also includes new information regarding clinical trends in physical therapy. Utilizing this text specifically for PTAs, instructors can introduce students to information regarding professionalism, professional roles, interpersonal communication, physical therapist s behavior and conduct, teaching and learning, and evidence based practice. This comprehensive text will provide a valuable resource throughout the physical therapist assistant s education and training throughout the entire duration of the PTA program. New to Second Edition: Distinctive description of physical therapy developments from its Formative Years (1914-1920) to the APTA s Vision and Application of Scientific Pursuit of today PTA s usage of the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice Differences between physical therapy and medical diagnosis Contemporary clinical trends regarding wellness, health promotion and disease prevention Instructor Resources: Transition Guide, PowerPoint slides and TestBank"



Introduction to Physical Therapy for Physical Therapist Assistants

Introduction to Physical Therapy for Physical Therapist Assistants Author CTI Reviews
ISBN-10 9781467236744
Release 2016-10-16
Pages 44
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Introduction to Physical Therapy for Physical Therapist Assistants. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.



Neurorehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant

Neurorehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant Author Darcy Ann Umphred
ISBN-10 1617110736
Release 2013-12-15
Pages 438
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As the role of the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) expands in the area of intervention approaches for neurological rehabilitation, the Second Edition of this text offers a timely update to reflect these emerging changes. It includes a more comprehensive explanation and discussion of intervention techniques used in both pediatric and adult patient/client populations. Also included is a more thorough discussion of examination tools and their application because of the growing need for the PTA to identify the progress of the intervention using the tools from the initial examination and to assist in completing the discharge examination. This edition now includes a new chapter on documentation to help the PTA develop the skills necessary for clear record keeping as well as ensuring optimal patient care and reimbursement for services provided.



Pediatric Physical Therapy

Pediatric Physical Therapy Author Jan Stephen Tecklin
ISBN-10 0781753996
Release 2008
Pages 680
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The Fourth Edition of Pediatric Physical Therapy provides a comprehensive introduction to the major diseases and disabilities common to children who require physical therapy and the examination and interventions commonly employed in their rehabilitation. This book presents basic medical information regarding common clinical diagnostic categories, followed by physical therapy evaluation, treatment and special issues within each diagnostic group. It features additional coverage on the development of the musculoskeletal, neurological and neuromuscular, cardiac, and pulmonary systems which conforms to the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapy Practice. NEW TO THIS EDITION: Case studies to enhance learning process found online at http://thepoint.lww.com/tecklin4e. Four all-new chapters: Pediatric Physical Therapy, Cultural Sensitivity and Family-Centered Care; Traumatic Injury to the Central Nervous System: Spinal Cord Injury; Traumatic Disorders and Sports Injuries; and Cardiac Disorders Extensive revisions to incorporate a number of important developments in the profession, including emphasis on evidence-based practice regarding examination and treatment of children More emphasis on clinical decision-making, by including case studies throughout the book, in order to enable students to understand and work through the process of patient examination Additional coverage on the development of body systems including musculoskeletal, neurological and neuromuscular, cardiac, and pulmonary. This conforms to the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapy Practice. Boxes regarding the nutritional needs of children with the diseases and disorders Improved design and art program including many new illustrations and visual information displays



Saunders Q A Review for the Physical Therapy Board Examination

Saunders  Q   A Review for the Physical Therapy Board Examination Author Brad Fortinberry
ISBN-10 9781455727759
Release 2010-04-23
Pages 384
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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.



Therapeutic Exercise for Physical Therapist Assistants

Therapeutic Exercise for Physical Therapist Assistants Author William D. Bandy
ISBN-10 0781790808
Release 2007-01-01
Pages 458
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Completely updated and rewritten to meet the specific needs of physical therapist assistants, this Second Edition focuses on the implementation of treatment plans and intervention using the appropriate therapeutic exercise techniques. The book describes a wide variety of therapeutic exercises and details the purpose, position, and procedure for each technique. Case studies and pediatric and geriatric recommendations are included. This edition has three all-new chapters: the role of the physical therapist assistant in therapeutic exercise, enhancement of breathing and pulmonary function, and functional fitness training for the elderly. Other new features include a two-color design, updated illustrations, and a glossary.



Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant E Book

Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant   E Book Author Gary A. Shankman
ISBN-10 9780323291590
Release 2014-04-25
Pages 536
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Designed to meet the unique needs of physical therapist assistants, Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 3rd Edition focuses on critical thinking and helps you apply fundamental orthopedic principles in physical therapy interventions. Clear explanations cover basic concepts such as the PTA's role in physical assessment of flexibility, strength, endurance, and balance, along with the specifics of tissue healing; medications; gait and joint mobilization; and an introduction to biomechanics. It also describes the application of therapeutic interventions for many orthopedic conditions by region and affliction. Edited by two experienced clinicians, Gary A. Shankman and Robert C. Manske, and written by contributors who are experts in their respective fields, this is your one-stop source for PTA practice in orthopedics.