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Health-Related Professions/ Allied Health > Physical Therapy
Dreeben-Irimia's Introduction to Physical Therapist Practice for Physical Therapist Assistants
Barrett, Christina M.
ISBN 13: 
9781449681852
Previous ISBN (13): 
9780763781309
ISBN 10: 
1449681859
Category: 
Physical Therapy
Edition: 
3
Publisher: 
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Format: 
Paperback
Status: 
Active
Imprint: 
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Affiliation: 
Program Director, Lake Area Technical Institute
Pages: 
232
Weight: 
0.5
Retail Price: 
86.95
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Synopsis:
The Third Edition of this best-selling text, written specifically for PTAs, will help instructors 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 THE THIRD EDITION
NEW! Chapters on Student Learning and Student Career Paths/Opportunities
NEW! Discussion Questions for each Chapter
NEW! Learning Opportunities, which are additional Project Assignments for each Chapter
Revised content, up-to-date with release of APTA's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice 3.0, Defensible Documentation, CMS Strategic Plan, the Affordable Care Act, HITECH Act, and other changes

NEW CONTENT TOPICS
Preferred Practice Patterns
Networking
Confronting Ethical Dilemmas
Value-Based Behaviors for the Physical Therapist Assistant
Duty
PT/PTA collaboration
Responsibility
Integrity in Practice
Elder Abuse
Harassment
Effective Questioning Strategies
Written Communication to Healthcare Professionals or Payer Sources”
Standardized Titles and Names Used In Physical Therapy
Barriers to Learning
Private Insurance
Tricare and the Veterans Health Administration System

INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES
Clinical Lab Scenarios
Image Bank
Slides in PowerPoint format
Additional Practice Activities
Test Bank
Transition Guide

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