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Physical Therapist Assistant Exam Review Guide & JB TestPrep: PTA Exam Review

Author(s): Mark Dutton, PT, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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  • ISBN-13: 9781449628505
  • Product With Access Code    588 pages      © 2012
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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.

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!

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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.

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JBTest Prep: PTA Exam Review

ISBN-13: 9781449628499

JBTest Prep: PTA Exam Review is a dynamic, online program designed to help those preparing to take the NPTAE. This Web-based program provides interactive exam-style questions with answers and explanations for review and study. Test-takers can also complete a full  final exam and view instant feedback for each question, as well as an overview of results at the end of the exam.

By the time you are done with JBTest Prep: 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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