ERIC Number: ED109437
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jan-15
Reference Count: N/A
Physical Therapy Career Ladder: United States Air Force Job Inventory. AFSCs 91330, 91350, 91370, and 91392.
Air Force Personnel and Training Research Center, Lackland AFB, TX.
The booklet is a checklist to provide information about the tasks of the physical therapist in the Air Force physical therapy career ladder. The first major section is on background information; there are multiple choice questions on job attitudes, places of employment, future plans, and general types of duty. From a list of 137 pieces of physical therapy equipment, the respondent is asked to check those used on the job. The second major section is a job inventory; 444 specific tasks are listed, and the respondent is asked to check those he is currently performing. The tasks inventoried are grouped according to the following areas of responsibility: organizing and planning; directing and implementing; evaluating; training; administrative and supply functions; patient evaluation, consultation, and construction of treatment programs; performing tests; preparing patients for treatments using modalities; administering treatments; instructing patients in exercises, ambulation, gait, and transfer techniques; housekeeping tasks; and emergency or field treatment. (PR)
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Air Force Personnel and Training Research Center, Lackland AFB, TX.