The ExpertRating Online Physical Therapy Aide Course
(leading to ExpertRating Physical Therapy Aide Certification).

Physical therapy aides work under the direct supervision of physical therapists and make therapy sessions productive. If you have been contemplating a career in this field, you cannot afford to miss this online Physical Therapy Aide course!

ExpertRating Physical Therapy Aide Certification

Careers in healthcare and wellness are flourishing, and the demand for physical therapy aides is predicted to grow much faster than the average for all occupations between 2006 and 2016. Here's your chance to acquire skills for a job which is professionally rewarding and emotionally satisfying.  

 Online Online Physical Therapy Aide Course requirements: For taking this course, you need internet access, an email account, and Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox web browser.

          

Boost your job and career prospects with the ExpertRating Physical Therapy Aide Certification.

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ExpertRating Physical Therapy Aide Certification Course Coverage (Chapters 1-6)

The in-depth courseware includes all aspects of Physical Therapy Aide Course including several fitness scenarios.

Chapter 1- Physical Therapy Aide Certification Program
Chapter 2- Introduction to Physical Therapy
Chapter 3- Assisting the Physical Therapist
Chapter 4- Documentation and Communication in the PT Profession
Chapter 5- Rules, Regulations and Ethics for the PT Aide
Chapter 6- Body Systems


Chapter 1- Physical Therapy Aide Certification Program

1.1 The Final Certification Test
1.2 Preface
1.3 About the Author

Chapter 2- Introduction to Physical Therapy

2.1 Physical Therapy Environments
2.2 Allied Health Professionals as a Team
2.3 Persons That Use Physical Therapy Services
2.4 Summary
2.5 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 3- Assisting the Physical Therapist

3.1 Educational Requirements
3.2 Vocational Responsibilities
3.3 Additional Physical Therapy Staff Responsibilities
3.4 Summary
3.5 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 4- Documentation and Communication in the PT Profession

4.1 Communicating with Supervising PT, Patients and Families
4.2 Psychosocial Aspects of Communication
4.3 Documentation
4.4 Summary
4.5 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 5- Rules, Regulations and Ethics for the PT Aide

5.1 Patient Bill of Rights
5.2 Negligence In the Workplace
5.3 Ethics In Research
5.4 Summary
5.5 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 6- Body Systems

6.1 Major Body Systems
6.2 Major Body Systems...Continued
6.3 Summary
6.4 Chapter Review Questions

 
 

Continued...... Course Coverage (Chapters 7-13)

Chapter 7- Individual and Multiple System Disorders
Chapter 8- Injuries, Biomechanics and Transfers
Chapter 9- Ambulation, Gait Terminology and Gait Analysis
Chapter 10- Ambulation and Assistive Devices
Chapter 11- Safety Issues in the PT Environment
Chapter 12- Common Disorders Treated by Physical Therapists and Treatment Modalities
Chapter 13- Range of Motion and Exercise


Chapter 7- Individual and Multiple System Disorders

7.1 Homeostasis
7.2 System Disorders and Injuries
7.3 Multiple System Disorders
7.4 Summary
7.5 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 8- Injuries, Biomechanics and Transfers

8.1 Definitions
8.2 Level Of Assistance
8.3 Preparing for The Transfer
8.4 Devices for Assisting With Transfers
8.5 Assisting With Bed Mobility
8.6 Patient Assisted Transfers
8.7 Dependent Transfers
8.8 Important Considerations
8.9 Summary
8.10 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 9- Ambulation, Gait Terminology and Gait Analysis

9.1 How We Move
9.2 Gait Terminology
9.3 Observational Gait Analysis
9.4 Other Methods of Gait Analysis
9.5 Condition Affecting Gait
9.6 Summary
9.7 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 10- Ambulation and Assistive Devices

10.1 Gait Training
10.2 Assistive Devices
10.3 Summary
10.4 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 11- Safety Issues in the PT Environment

11.1 Injury to the Therapist, Assistants and Aides
11.2 Patient Safety
11.3 Environment Specific Hazards
11.4 MRSA and VRE
11.5 Summary
11.6 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 12- Common Disorders Treated by Physical Therapists and Treatment Modalities

12.1 Neurological Impairments
12.2 Orthopedic Impairments
12.3 Vestibular Disorders
12.4 Wound Care
12.5 Cardiac Rehabilitation
12.6 Modalities
12.7 Summary
12.8 Chapter Review Questions

Chapter 13- Range of Motion and Exercise

13.1 Range of Motion and Exercise
13.2 Summary
13.3 Chapter Review Questions