Author: Scott M. Giles
Release Date: 2014-10-01
The changes to the new edition are includes a significant expansion of the academic review section along with the integration of full color. Chapter essentials and proficiency exercises throughout the review book assist students to develop mastery of essential National Physical Therapy Examination content. Our clinically-oriented questions with expansive explanation of answers prepare candidates for the rigor of the actual exam and offer an ideal method to determine current strengths and weaknesses. The Complete Study Guide includes: Comprehensive academic review; 60 clinical application templates; CD with three full-length examinations. Explanation of answers for correct and incorrect options; Complete index for the academic review and sample examinations.
Author: Brad Fortinberry
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2010-04-23
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.
Author: Mark Dutton
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2011-05-11
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!
Author: Jennifer Bottomley
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
Release Date: 2010
As the aging population continues to increase, so does the need for a text specific to the specialized care of the elderly patient as it applies to the physical therapist assistant student, faculty, and clinician. Geriatric Rehabilitation: A Textbook for the Physical Therapist Assistant, recognizes the growing role of the PTA in a variety of heath care settings from acute to home to long-term care settings, to name a few. Inside Geriatric Rehabilitation, Dr. Jennifer Bottomley, along with her contributors, focuses on the clinically relevant assessment, treatment, and management of the geriatric population. Pathological manifestations commonly seen in the elderly patient are addressed from a systems perspective, as well as a focus on what is seen clinically and how it affects function. Each pathological area covered includes: * Screening, assessment, and evaluation * Treatment prescription * Goal setting * Modification of treatment * Anticipated outcomes * Psychosocial, pharmacological, and nutritional elements The organization and presentation of the practical, hands-on components of interventions, assessments, and decision-making skills make this a go-to text for the PTA to administer comprehensive geriatric care at each point along the continuum of care. Some of the features inside include: * Emphasis on treatment interventions-techniques, tips, and options * Focus on how assessment tools and treatments are applied and modified to benefit the geriatric population, and what the expected outcomes are * Clear and outlined chapter objectives * User-friendly summary tables in the nutritional and pharmacology chapters * Pearls that highlight important chapter information * Appendices and study aids Geriatric Rehabilitation: A Textbook for the Physical Therapist Assistant answers the call for a text that focuses on the management of geriatric patients across the spectrum of care for the PTA, from students to those practicing in geriatric populations.
Author: Mometrix Media LLC.
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
Release Date: 2014-03-31
NPS Exam Secrets helps you ace the Neonatal/Pediatric Respiratory Care Specialty Examination without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive NPS Exam 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. NPS Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to NPS Exam 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 Content review including: Metered Dose Inhaler, Pediatric Patient, Ventilator Circuit, Hemoglobin, Sepsis, Respiratory Therapist, Arterial Blood Gas, Patent Airway, Catheter, Tracheostomy Tube, Endotracheal, Peak Inspiratory Pressure, Positive End Expiratory Pressure, Mean Airway Pressure, Ventilated Patient, Respiratory Distress, Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure, Tetralogy of Fallot, Patent Ductus Arteriosus, Mild Respiratory Distress, Pneumonia, Lung Compliance, Bacterial Pathogens, Oxyhood, Oxygen Tent, Sympathomimetic Drugs, Corticosteroids, Parasympatholytics, Nitric Oxide (No) Therapy, Manual Resuscitation Bags, Barotraumas, Artificial Airways, Tracheostomy, Suctioning, Chest Physiotherapy, Extracorporeal Life Support, Heliox Therapy, and much more...
Author: Dolores Bertoti
Publisher: F A Davis Company
Release Date: 2004
Designed for physical therapist assistant students and anyone working in the rehabilitation of patients with neurologic damage, this easy-to-use textbook focuses on the framework for neurorehabilitative patient treatment. Placing an emphasis on the scientific and clinical practice, it offers problem-solving instruction on how and where to begin, and how to ensure that the interventions will be meaningful to individuals with neurologic damage. It examines the evolving knowledge of basic sciences, neurology, and neurophysiology, and translates these into treatment ideas for patients throughout the life span. The text presents "best practice" insights, made clinically meaningful and easily applicable to patient care. Presents a collaborative approach illustrating the value and distinctness of physical therapy and occupational therapy in working with the developing, mature, or aging neurologically impaired patient
Author: Kathleen A. Curtis
Release Date: 2014-11-15
"The updated Second Edition of The PTA Handbook is a unique textbook that serves students from pre-admission into a physical therapist assistant program, through the academic program, up to career entry and practice as a physical therapist assistant. Dr.Kathleen A. Curtis and Peggy DeCelle Newman have updated this Second Edition to reflect current practice standards, including updated core professional documents addressing direction and supervision to align with developments in the physical therapy profession. The PTA Handbook, Second Edition expands on the popular first edition and includes an overview of the physical therapy profession, the physical therapist (PT) - physical therapist assistant (PTA) preferred relationship, evidenced-based practice and information literacy, diversity and cultural proficiency, and planning for life-long learning and leadership development. The PTA Handbook, Second Edition also covers information that will assist advisors and counselors in college and work re-entry programs to provide guidance regarding the physical therapy profession and specifically the differing roles of the PTA and PT. This text will also serve as a key guide for groups of 21st century learners frequently seeking PTA education, including first-generation college students, adult learners, career re-entry, second-language learners, and learners with disabilities. The PTA Handbook: Keys to Success in School and Career for the Physical Therapist Assistant, Second Edition is an essential reference for students, educators, advisors and counselors, and therapy managers who want to maximize the potential for success of the PTA"--Provided by publisher.