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ERIC Number: ED251665
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 28
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Allied Health Occupations II. Physical Therapy Aide Component. Student Learning Guide. Middletown Public Schools Curriculum Standards.
Middletown Public Schools, CT.
This volume outlines the requirements and content of a second-year course in allied health occupations education that is designed to provide students with a practical understanding of the work done by physical therapists and physical therapy assistants. Addressed in the individual units of the course are the following topics: the health team for physical therapy patients; anatomy and physiology; exercise; fatigue and stress; obesity; pain; light, cold, heat, hydrotherapy, sound, and surgical treatment; and motivation techniques to encourage patients to participate in rehabilitation and regain independence. The first part of the volume sets forth standards pertaining to the primary objective of the course; its content; its target audience, duration, and prerequisites; and course requirements. The bulk of the guide comprises a series of unit outlines in which behavioral objectives are presented together with an implementation plan and a list of lesson assignments. Concluding the volume is a sample student evaluation checklist. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Bureau of Vocational Program Planning and Development.
Authoring Institution: Middletown Public Schools, CT.
Note: For related documents, see CE 040 275-281. Document may not reproduce well.