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This resident education module was developed to educate residents on what other team members do. The content was organized around the IM-FM geriatric competencies and IM Milestones. The focus of this module is an introduction to the physical therapy profession as a whole with a perspective on its role in health care. The module outlines the education and training received by professional physical therapists, as well as by physical therapy aides. Important clinical problems will be described that benefit from physical therapy referral. The overall therapy process used by physical therapists in caring for patients, starting from their first meeting, is mapped out in this module.
1. Introduction to the PT profession, its role in health care
2. Outline education and training
3. Review clinical problems that merit referral to PT
4. Map out overall therapy process employed in patient care
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Physical Therapists Optimize Movement. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2015 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/5003