ERIC Number: ED183897
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Jun-22
Reference Count: N/A
Military Curricula for Vocational & Technical Education. Physical Therapy Specialist, 10-9.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Air Force Training Command, Sheppard AFB, TX.
This teaching guide and student study guides/workbooks are for a postsecondary course in the theory and practical application of physical therapy procedures and modalities needed to assist the physical therapist in administering physical therapy care. It is one of a number of military-developed curriculum packages selected for adaptation to vocational instructon and curriculum development in a civilian setting. The 197-hour course is divided into two blocks of instruction. Block I, Basic Sciences, contains three lessons covering 99 hours of instruction: Psychology of the Diseased and Injured (7 hours), Physiology (39 hours), and Anatomy (53 hours). Block II, Procedures and Modalities, contains three lessons covering 98 hours of instruction: Medical Conditions in Physical Therapy (18 hours), Physical Therapy Procedures (34 hours), and Physical Therapy Modalities (46 hours). Printed instructor materials include a course chart; a plan of instruction, criterion objectives, the duration of the lessons, and support materials needed; and a Specialty Training Standard for use in student performance evaluation. Student materials include three study guide/workbooks for Block I and four for Block II. The text suggested for use with the course, "The Physical and Occupational Therapy Technician," is not provided. Audiovisual aids suggested for use with this course include twenty-nine films, three transparency sets, and four mini-texts. (MEK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; Air Force Training Command, Sheppard AFB, TX.