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cover image - Professionalism in Physical Therapy,1st Edition
ISBN: 9781416003144
Publication Date: 02-15-2005
Page Count: 240
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $67.95

Professionalism in Physical Therapy, 1st Edition

by Laura Lee (Dolly) Swisher, PT, PhD and Catherine G. Page, PhD, PT

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cover image - Professionalism in Physical Therapy,1st Edition
ISBN: 9781416003144
Publication Date: 02-15-2005
Page Count: 240
Imprint: Saunders
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    • Develops and defines principles and concepts of professionalism to guide physical therapists in times of change
    • Follows the APTA's Guide and includes quotes and information from this document throughout
    • Offers a comprehensive history of physical therapy, with unique information on origins of the profession
    • Offers comprehensive coverage of legal and ethical issues, showing how these issues affect the entire practice of physical therapy
    • Discusses billing and reimbursement practices, with specific information on how to document and bill as an aspect of practice
    • Defines and explains the role of the consultant, both as an autonomous health care provider or as a member of a health care team
    • Features real-life case studies and discussion questions at the end of each chapter to encourage practical application of concepts and test readers' knowledge
    • Provides end-of-chapter "tips" to help readers develop best practices
  • I. Historical Perspective and Professional Practice Issues
    1. The Physical Therapist as Professional
    2. The History of the Profession
    3. Contemporary Practice Issues
    II. The Five Roles of the Physical Therapist
    4. Physical Therapist as Patient /Client Manager
    5. Physical Therapist as Consultant
    6. Physical Therapist as Critical Inquirer
    7. Physical Therapist as Educator
    8. Physical Therapist as Administrator
    III. The Complex Environment of Health Care and Professional Development
    9. The Organizational, Political, and Cultural Context of Professionalism in the U.S. Health Care System
    10. Professional Development, Leadership, and Exemplary Practice
    11. The Future
  • Laura Lee (Dolly) Swisher, PT, PhD, University of South Florida, College of Medicine, School of Physical Therapy, Tampa, FL, USA and Catherine G. Page, PhD, PT, Professor and Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education, School of Physical Therapy, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
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