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Nurse providing physical therapy

  • Meets the patient's goals and needs and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining physical therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription.
  • Helps patient accomplish treatment plan and accept therapeutic devices by administering manual exercises; instructing, encouraging, and assisting patients in performing physical activities, such as non-manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, and daily-living activities and in using assistive and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, and prostheses.
  • Administers physical therapy treatments individualized to each patient as approved by physician.
  • Evaluates effects of physical therapy treatments and use of assistive devices by monitoring patient's progress and recommending appropriate adjustments and modifications.
  • Conducts routine supervisory visits for physical therapy aides.
  • Assures continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing home exercise programs; instructing patients, families, and caregivers in home exercise programs; recommending and/or providing assistive equipment.
  • Assist with discharge planning by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health care workers.