Expertise in Physical Therapy Practice: Applications for Professional Development and Lifelong Learning (2nd Revised edition)

Expertise in Physical Therapy Practice: Applications for Professional Development and Lifelong Learning (2nd Revised edition)

By: Laurita M. Hack (author), Jan M. Gwyer (author), Gail M. Jensen (author), Katherine F. Shepard (author)Paperback

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This comprehensive text examines what it takes to progress toward and ultimately become an expert in physical therapy. It explores multiple dimensions of expertise: how expert practitioners develop, what knowledge they use, where they acquire that knowledge, how they think and reason, how they make decisions, and how they perform in practice.

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Contents

Part I. Studying Expertise: Purpose, Concepts, and Tools 1. Professional Life: Issues of Health Care, Education, and Development 2. Understanding Expertise: Connecting Research and Theory to Physical Therapy 3. Methods for Exploring Expertise Part II. Portraits of Expertise in Physical Therapy 4. Expert Practice in Pediatrics: When Work is Play 5. Expert Practice in Geriatrics: You're Never Too Old 6. Experienced Practice in Neurological Rehabilitation: Experts in the Making 7. Expert Practice in Orthopedics: Competence, Collaboration, and Compassion 8. Expert Practice in Physical Therapy 9. Postscript: The Voices of our Experts - Ten Years Later Part III. Lessons Learned and Applied 10. Expert Practice and Clinical Outcomes 11. Clinical Reasoning and Expert Practice 12. Situated Expertise: The Wisdom of Practice in a Transdisciplinary Rehabilitation Clinic 13. Implications for Practice: Applying the Dimensions of Expertise for Staff Professional Development Part IV. Pursuing Expertise in Physical Therapy 14. Inquiry into Expertise: Future Directions 15. Implications for Doctoral Level Education in Physical Therapy 16. Implications for Practice and Professional Development Appendix: Data Collection Tools

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/10/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781416002147
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 348
  • ID: 9781416002147
  • weight: 600
  • ISBN10: 1416002146
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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