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Physical Therapy InternAdministrative-Specific Skills-Pull charts for upcoming patients. -Assist with copying of HEP (Home Exercise Programs) for patients. -Complete administrative and supportive tasks such as scheduling, maintaining and cleaning of equipment, and greeting patients.
Physical Therapy InternAdministrative-Specific Skills-Pull charts for upcoming patients. -Assist with copying of HEP (Home Exercise Programs) for patients. -Complete administrative and supportive tasks such as scheduling, maintaining and cleaning of equipment, and greeting patients.
Physical Therapy InternBusiness-Related Skills-Become familiar with the business and marketing aspects of running a rehab facility. -Complete administrative and supportive tasks such as scheduling patients, greeting patients, and other clerical duties. -Understand and assist in the maintenance and upkeep of facility.
Physical Therapy InternCollecting and Organizing Information-Become familiar with medical terminology related to anatomy. -Learn and implement procedure for completing medical charts.
Physical Therapy InternEquipment Operation-Learn procedure for using therapeutic exercise machinery and supervise patients while using machinery.
Physical Therapy InternInteracting Co-workers/PatientsObserve the occupational therapist working with the patients to increase their upper extremities in developing home skills, such as reaching and picking up objects, opening the refrigerator door, etc. Greet the patient and listen to their concerns and needs.
Physical Therapy InternInteracting Co-workers/PatientsObserve the occupational therapist working with the patients to increase their upper extremities in developing home skills, such as reaching and picking up objects, opening the refrigerator door, etc. Greet the patient and listen to their concerns and
Physical Therapy InternInteracting with Customers or Clients-Supervise orthopedic program, under supervision of clinician, including patients with sports-related injuries and general work-related injuries. -Provide individual and group supervision to patients during stretches and use of progressive resistance equipment.
Physical Therapy InternOccupation Specific Skills-Become aware of patient's safety at all times and assess quality of patient's physical condition. -Complete administrative and supportive tasks such as scheduling, maintaining and cleaning of equipment, and greeting patients. -Observe an initial evaluation.
Physical Therapy InternPhysical Therapy SkillsDemonstrate an understanding of the roles and tasks of the therapists. Observe the therapist assisting the patient in various exercises (strengthening of muscles, helping with balance, transporting patients from chair to walker, and use of the CPM machine for the knee). Evaluate the patient using the Balance test.
Physical Therapy InternPhysical Therapy SkillsDemonstrate an understanding of the roles and tasks of the therapists. Observe the therapist assisting the patient in various exercises (strengthening of muscles, helping with balance, transporting patients from chair to walker, and use of the CPM machin
Physical Therapy InternPolicies and ProceduresBecome aware of the patient's safety at all times and assess quality of patient's physical condition. Take initiative to ask questions and develop an understanding of medical terminology, treatment plans, and steps involved in the treatment plan.
Physical Therapy InternReadingRead material suggested by the therapist on subjects such as diagnosing and treating students.
Physical Therapy InternResearch and Analysis-Present a case study of his own to better understand the process from the diagnosis to the development of a treatment plan.
Physical Therapy InternTeaching and Instructing-Assist patients in aquatic therapy by explaining and demonstrating procedures and providing physical assistance. -Demonstrate and supervise exercises. -Teach arthritis class (aquatic).
Physical Therapy InternTeaching and Instructing-Assist patients in aquatic therapy by explaining and demonstrating procedures and providing physical assistance. -Demonstrate and supervise exercises. -Participate in activities as a "patient" to gain an understanding of the patient's experience.
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