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intro PT

chp 1 the profession of PT: definition and development

what does APTA stand for? American Physical Therapy Association
who created the Physical Therapist Scope of Practice? (origonally titled Model Definition of PT for state practice Acts) APTA
Individuals who have disorders that require interventions to improve their function are? patients
term used to refer to an individual who seeks the services of a PT to maintain health or a business that hires a PT for consultation client
commonly known as "physicians' assistants" Physiotherapists
APA stands for? American Physiotherapy Association
National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis (often refered to as "the Foundation" was established in? 1938
what was the first state to have direct access to a PT in 1957? Nebraska
what was the 2nd state in 1968 to enact legislation for direct access to PT? Califonia
what is evidence-based practice? practice based on proof
what states that by 2020 that PT will be performed by PTs who are doctors of PT? Vision 2020
Created by: Mrs. Franks