Handbook of Teaching for Physical Therapists

Author: Katherine F. Shepard
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Medical
ISBN: 9781455734702
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This is a Pageburst digital textbook; * 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

Handbook of Teaching for Physical Therapists E Book

Author: Gail M. Jensen
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455706019
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Teaching and Learning in Physical Therapy

Author: Margaret M. Plack
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556428723
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

Handbook of Pediatric Physical Therapy

Author: Toby Long
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1975116836
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This updated reference provides a contemporary perspective on pediatric Physical Therapy in a convenient outline format ideal for daily consultation. Consistent with APTA’s "Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 3.0," Handbook of Pediatric Physical Therapy, 3rd Edition helps both students and professionals quickly locate essential information necessary to effectively assess, diagnose, and plan interventions. This edition reflects the latest advances in the field as it presents each condition's etiology, assessment considerations, treatment, and all other information related to contemporary pediatric physical therapy practice.

Expertise in Physical Therapy Practice

Author: Gail M. Jensen
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Medical
ISBN: 9780750690409
Format: PDF
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Provides the first in-depth understanding of expert physical therapy practice in print. Through their research, Jensen, Gwyer, Hack, and Shepard have compiled the first comprehensive description of expert clinical practice in physical therapy. How do the experts work and learn? How do they reason and make clinical decisions? How do they evaluate and treat their patients and interact with colleagues? How do they handle their mistakes? By taking an in-depth look at the principles and beliefs that guide the work of expert physical therapists, you will learn the answers to these questions. Through case studies depicting expert physical therapy practice in four clinical areas-geriatrics, neurology, pediatrics, and orthopedics-discover the attitudes, thinking processes, types of knowledge and hands-on skills that need to be acquired to develop clinical expertise.

Physical Therapy Professional Foundations

Author: Kathleen A. Curtis
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 9781556424113
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"This book was written to help preprofessional students make healthly choices about entering the field of physical therapy, to assist physical therapy students to establish sound habits and realistic expectiations, and to facilitate success for new graduates in the transition from the the academic setting to clinical practice. Clinical and academic faculty may also find these ideas useful in advising students at various stages in the professional education process." (Preface).

Integrated Sports Massage Therapy

Author: Anders Jelvéus
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
ISBN: 9780443101267
Format: PDF, Docs
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Integrated Sports Massage Therapy is a highly illustrated evidence-based handbook which presents a wide range of effective sports massage techniques to cover any sports-related situation. Anders Jelveus explains and applies effective techniques from a variety of disciplines of manual therapy, ranging from commonly used sports massage strokes to more advanced concepts for real-life effective sports massage treatments. The presented techniques serve as a great addition for any therapist seeking to work with athletes, and are suitable for pre-event, post-event, inter-event, and in remedial sports massage therapy. This unique book offers a comprehensive presentation of sports massage therapy including: Sports massage history Basic sports massage strokes and work postures Sports massage applications Event-based sports massage treatment guidelines Sports-specific massage treatment recommendations Therapeutic muscle stretching techniques Therapeutic muscle stretching applied to specific muscle groups Positional Release Techniques (PRT) Acupressure and Tui Na techniques with applications Myofascial release techniques Connective tissue massage Lymphatic drainage massage Myofascial Trigger Point etiology and treatment techniques Sports injuries Athletic taping Remedial Sports massage applications Athletic self massage techniques. The book is suitable for all manual therapy students and practitioners, whether novice or advanced, including massage therapists, physical therapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, naprapaths, naturopaths and acupuncturists.