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 and 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.
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!
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Features & Benefits
- Textbook and Web-based program to aide in exam preparation; Includes bound-in access code for JBTest Prep
- Detailed content overviews consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice and the NPTE
- Includes the latest AHA CPR guidelines.
- Includes separate chapters on pediatrics, geriatrics, and pharmacology
- Preface includes basic information on taking the NPTE for PTAs
- Practice questions review key topics based on categories in exam
- Variety of exam-style questions with answers and explanation
- Online questions provide instant feedback
- An overview of results at the end of the exam
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; Units of International Measure
Section I The Profession
Chapter 1 Fundamentals
Chapter 2 Healthcare Administration
Chapter 3 Research and Evidence-Based Practice
Section II Review of Systems
Chapter 4 Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy
Chapter 5 Neuromuscular Physical Therapy
Chapter 6 Cardiovascular Physical Therapy
Chapter 7 Pulmonary Physical Therapy
Chapter 8 Integumentary Physical Therapy
Chapter 9 Pathology
Chapter 10 Pediatric Physical Therapy
Chapter 11 Geriatric Physical Therapy
Section III Therapeutic Procedures
Chapter 12 Therapeutic Exercise
Chapter 13 Therapeutic Modalities
Chapter 14 Prosthetics and Orthotics
Chapter 15 Pharmacology for the PTA
Chapter 16 Gait and Functional Training
Mark Dutton, PT-Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Mark Dutton is a Physical Therapist at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. He has over 20 years of experience in practice and has authored several academic physical therapy textbooks.
Additional Titles by this Author
- ISBN-13: 9780763797553
- ISBN-13: 9781449628499