Test Answers on physical therapy

Ch. 3: The Physical Therapist Assistant

Define PTA a healthcare provider whose function is to assist the PT in the provision of the physical therapy services in compliance with laws and regulations governing the practice of PT. What agency is responsible for the accreditation of educational programs for the PTA? CAPTE How many graduates were there in the first year of […]

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Board of physical therapy practice laws and rules

question 486.135 False representation of licensure, or willful misrepresentation or fraudulent representation to obtain license, unlawful.— answer (1)(a) It is unlawful for any person who is not licensed under this chapter as a physical therapist, or whose license has been suspended or revoked, to use in connection with her or his name or place of […]

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Common Physical Therapy Abbreviations PTprogress.com

question AAROM Active Assistive Range of Motion answer question ABD Abduction answer question ADD Adduction answer question (A) assist answer question AD assistive device answer question Amb. ambulate, ambulated answer question Ant Anterior answer question ā before answer question abd. abduction answer question ACL anterior cruciate ligament answer question ADL’s activities of daily living answer […]

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physical therapy exam- knee special tests

question lachman’s stress test identifies? answer integrity of ACL question how do you perform lachmans answer Pt supine with knee placed at 20-30 degrees flexed then glide tibia anteriorly while stabilizing femur question pivot shift (or anterolateral rotary instability) identifies what? answer ACL integrity question how do you perform a pivot shift test? answer patient […]

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Physical Therapy California Laws and Regulations

question Who can legally perform the initial examination and evaluation of a patient referred to physical therapy? answer licensed physical therapist question Which of the following interventions would NOT be appropriate to delegate to a physical therapist assistant? answer Perform spinal joint manipulation requiring re-examination and clinical decision making question Which of the following would […]

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Physical Therapy and Rehab CHAPTER 54

question cryotherapy answer using cold for therapeutic purposes question diathermy answer generation of heat in body tissues through high-frequency electric currents for medical purposes question erythema answer Redness of the skin, redness in capillary question fluidotherapy/ stimulate healing in extremites answer container that circulates warm air and small cellulose particles. extremity is placed into container […]

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Core Values of Professionalism in Physical Therapy

question Accountability answer active acceptance of the responsibility for diverse roles, obligations, and actions of the physical therapist, including self-regulation and other behaviors that positively influence patient/client outcomes, the profession, and health needs of society question Altruism answer primary regard for or devotion to the interest of patients/clients, thus assuming the fiduciary responsibility of placing […]

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Cristina’s Physical Therapy GCS Review

question All of the following tests would be applicable for initial research on foundational concepts, EXCEPT: A. Cohort studies B. Single case design C. Phase II clinical trail D. Meta-analysis E. Case Reports F. Descriptive studies answer Meta-analysis question What is the current percentage of physical therapy practice serving the geriatric population? A. 30% B. […]

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Chapter 1 Intro to Physical Therapy

question Hippocrates answer Considered the father of medicine Recognized value of muscle strengthening using exercise Recommended therapeutic exercises to patients b/c understood principle of muscle, ligament, and bone atrophy due to inactivity First to us electrical stimulation, applying torpedo-fish poultices for headaches question Aristotle answer Recommended rubbing massage using oil and water as a remedy […]

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Physical Therapy Aide 2 Medical Abbreviations

question FWB answer full weight bearing question WBAT answer weight bearing as tolerated question PWB answer partial weight bearing question TTWB answer toe touch weight bearing question NWB answer non-weight bearing question // bars answer parallel bars question amb. answer ambulation question cxes answer crutches question FWW answer front wheeled walker question LBQC answer large […]

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National Physical Therapy Trivia Exam

question Joint Receptor: Golgi-Mazzoni corpuscles answer Compression of joint capsule, Ex: knee question Pacinian corpuscle answer vibration, high velocity change in joint position question Ruffini answer Stretch of joint capsule, amplitude and velocity of joint position question Muscle spindle answer Muscle length and/or rate of change in length. Important in controlling posture question GTO answer […]

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MA Chapter 54:Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

question Which of the following is a typical form of physical therapy? answer Applying cold and heat question Which of the following is NOT a typical task for a MA who is working with a therapeutic team? answer Determining the type and length of therapy to be used question In which type of therapy do […]

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Physical Therapy Terminology

question Prevalence answer The number of cases of a disease existences at a certain time in a designated area question Incidence answer To occur;to happen; an expression of the rate of which a certain event occurs, as the number of new cases of a disease occurring during a certain period of time. question Etiology answer […]

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Common Physical Therapy Abbreviations

question AAROM answer active assistive range of motion question abd answer abduction question add answer adduction question (A) answer assist question AD answer assistive device question amb. answer ambulate, ambulated question ant answer anterior question ā answer before question abd. answer abduction question ACL answer anterior cruciate ligament question ADL’s answer activities of daily living […]

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GA State Board of Physical Therapy Rules Part 2

question yes answer Can an applicant who fails the examination on the first attempt submit a re-examination application to the Board to be made eligible to test a second time? question 1. Copy of his/her “Examination Performance Feedback Report” obtained from FSBPT and pay all costs associated w/acquiring the report 2. A remediation plan addressing […]

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Arizona Physical Therapy Jurisprudence Exam: In General

question No answer Does AZ issue temporary licenses? question Arizona Jurisprudence Exam answer $50 question Direct Access answer Obtained in 1983 with no restrictions to access although PT’s should know the appropriate referral process question What are the Continuing Ed Requirements for PT’s? answer 20 CEU’s; at least 10 hrs by an accredited medical PT […]

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CMA Review Book Chapter 23 Physical Therapy

question Physiarty answer The branch of medicine that used physical devices or agents therapeutically for the diagnosis, treatment, management, and prevention of disease is question Range of motion answer The degree to which a joint is able to move is known as question Scoliosis answer Lateral deviation in the normal vertical curve of the spine […]

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PTA 101 Introduction to Physical Therapy

question Physical Therapy answer The promotion of optimum human health and function through the application of scientific principles to prevent, identify, assess, correct or alleviate acute or prolonged movement dysfunctions. question Functions answer 1. Examine and evaluate patients. 2. Establish goals- Based on the evaluation, as well as input from the patient/client/family 3.Patient Treatment 4.Consultation […]

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Physical Therapy Documentation Abbreviations

question AD answer Assistive Devices question Amb. answer Ambulate, Ambulated question abd. answer Abduction question ADL’s answer Activities of Daily Living question Add. answer Adduction question AFO answer Ankle Foot Orthosis question @ answer at question AKA answer Above Knee Amputee question Appt. answer Appointment question AROM answer Active Range of Motion question AAROM answer […]

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Physical Therapy Special Tests

question Apprehension Test for Anterior Shoulder Dislocation answer Purpose: increased likelihood of anterior shoulder dislocation Method: Pt in supine, shoulder in 90 degrees abduct. PT externally rotates shoulder. Positive Test: look of apprehension or facial grimace before reaching end point. question Apprehension Test for Posterior Shoulder Dislocation answer Purpose: increased likelihood of posterior shoulder dislocation […]

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Physical Therapy Documentation Abbreviations and Symbols Red Class

question (A), (a) answer assist question A: or A answer assessment question AAROM answer Active Assistive Range of Motion question Ab answer antibody question abd answer abduction question ABG(s) answer arterial blood gases question ABN answer advanced beneficiary notice question ac answer before meals question ACE answer angiotensin-converting enzyme question Ach answer Acetylcholine question ACO […]

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