Helen Gillan, a physiotherapy assistant on the unit who devised the programme, wanted to raise awareness of the activities patients could do - despite their injuries.
What does PTA stand for?
PTA stands for Physiotherapy Assistant
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We have 366 other meanings of PTA in our Acronym Attic
- Personal Threat Alarm
- Personal Travel Agent
- Personal Trust Assistant
- Petrograd Telegraph Agency (ROSTA predecessor 1914-1918)
- Pharmazeutisch-Technische Assistentin (German Profession in Medical Sector)
- Phase Transition Analyser
- Phosphotungstic Acid
- Physical Terminal Address
- Physical Therapist Assistant
- Physical Therapy Associates (various locations)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The PMR specialist, as the leader of the team, collaborates with the occupational therapist, physiotherapist, physiotherapy assistants, and orthotist in order to achieve the maximum functional capacity for their patients, and the arrangement of individual treatment programs is essential for active diseases.
Ebuen was a trained physiotherapist in the Philippines, with a bachelor of science degree, but was only able to work as a caregiver and physiotherapy assistant in New Zealand.
And to raise money to further improve care Sarah, a physiotherapy assistant, is challenging herself to complete a gruelling hike across the Great Wall of China for 10 days, walking on average 10 hours a day.
The team at the hospital have enabled the college to be creative with delivery and run pathways for Clinical Support Workers, Perioperative Workers, Physiotherapy Assistants and now Theatre Cadets.
Skills and interests To be a physiotherapy assistant you should: Have good communication skills and enjoy working with people Have an interest in physical education Be patient, sensitive, tolerant and tactful Be understanding and persuasive in order to gain patients' co-operation and to encourage them to persevere with their treatment Have a caring attitude and be concerned for the wellbeing of patients Have good health and stamina Work well as part of a team.
Angela Jakeman, physiotherapy assistant at University Hospital, with some of the crutches which have been returned.
Normally Vikki, a physiotherapy assistant, andMike, a scaffolding contractor, spend theirChristmas visiting people.