Career Decisions: Physical Therapy

Career Decisions: Physical Therapy presents, a comprehensive guide to perspective physical therapy students. The program is designed to enable teachers and career guidance counselors a means to present a guide to choosing the physical therapy profession. Physical Therapy or PT has been a part of the American patient care experience for over a hundred years. PT has grown exponentially until in the 21st century it is an essential part of every patient’s medical team. Career Decisions: Physical Therapy examines five key areas in the PT profession: 1) opportunities to find a fulfilling career in physical therapy; 2) the many choices of schools for PT students; 3) what doctors and hospital administrators want in their physical therapists; 4) how PT has evolved to become a major part of the 21st century medical team; 5), and most important for the prospective physical therapist an examination of PT schools’ challenges.
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Career Decisions: Physical Therapy presents an overview of a career choice in physical therapy and what is needed to become a physical therapist, illustrating what makes the physical therapist a key component of the modern medical team.

Chapter List
1.) Chapter 1 - Physical Therapy in America
00:05:54Chapter 1 includes information on Physical Therapy, Patients, Exercise, Movement Retraining, Movement Education, Mary McMillan, Physical Therapy History, Physical Therapy Schools, Research Based Programs, Contemporary Practice, Diversity, Patient Population, War and Physical Therapy, and Profession Autonomy.
2.) Chapter 2 - The Role of the Physical Therapist
00:06:49Chapter 2 includes information on Employment, Chronic Conditions, Ageing Patients, Medical Technology, Mobility, Healthy Functioning, Patient Care, Neurology, Physiology, Social Skills, Patient Relationships, Evidence-based Practice, Evidence-Based Medicine, Recovery, and Biomechanics.
3.) Chapter 3 - Physical Therapy School
00:11:37Chapter 3 includes information on Physical Therapy School, Medical School, Scientific Thinking, Biology, Hands-on Care, Biotechnology, Computer Technology, Perspective Students, Science, Neurology, Neuroscience, Human Exercise, Inter-disciplinary Care, Leadership, Passion, Compassion, Course Load, and Teamwork.
Series SKUPT
Video Programs1
SubjectsScience, Biology, Medicine
Supplemental Files2
Released2017
Produced By Ambrose Video Publishing Inc./Centre Communications
Copyright ©2017 Ambrose Video Publishing Inc.
Grade LevelsPost Secondary through Post Secondary
Career Decisions - Physical Therapy - Educators Guide
MARC Records for PT
MARC records for the Full Series PT, Career Decisions: Physical Therapy