ERIC Number: ED026493
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967-Jul-5
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Training and Utilization of the Physical Therapy Assistant; Policy Statement Adopted by the 1967 House of Delegates.
American Physical Therapy Association, New York, NY.
The physical therapy assistant is defined as a skilled technical worker who assists the professional physical therapist in patient related activities and carries out designated tasks within a service administered by a professional physical therapist. Training standards require a 2-year college level program administered by a qualified physical therapist within an educational institution accredited by the regional agency and including work which may be credited to a higher degree as well as clinical experience in an acceptable physical therapy service. Functions are outlined and mandatory licensure supported. (JK)
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Authoring Institution: American Physical Therapy Association, New York, NY.