Physical Therapist Assistant Exam Review Guide

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, May 11, 2011 - Medical - 616 pages
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 programAppendices 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 MeasureBy 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!
 

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Contents

Section II Review of Systems
65
Section III Teraputic Procedures
429
APPENDIX A Guide for Conduct of the Physical Therapist Assistant
545
APPENDIX B Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant
549
APPENDIX C Standards of Practice for Physical Therapy
553
APPENDIX D The 24Hour Clock
557
APPENDIX E Units of International Measure
559
Answer Key
561
Index
571
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Mark Dutton is an accomplished author who will ensure quality, consistency, and timeliness to this work. His career as a practicing Physical Therapist and Adjunct Assistant Professor helps keep him abreast of advances in the field and gives him an ability to translate that to the educational field.

His book "Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention", now in its second edition, has been very successful in the PT market, as has his new title, "McGraw-Hill's National Physical Therapy Exam", published in March, 2009, has also been well-received. In addition to his impressive skills and experience, he is also a can-do author who will submit manuscript on time and create questions and quality video assets for this work.

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