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NPTE Clinical Files

Jan 30, 2019

Heather has a past medical history of hypothyroidism and is being treated for deconditioning. The patient reports that she is not taking her medications and would like to stop exercising. 

The physical therapist is challenged with determining the correct and the best course of action to remedy this situation.

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Jan 23, 2019

Taylor is attending her first follow-up appointment for right calcific tendinitis. A PTA is treating the patient and needs to make an appropriate decision about following an unspecified directive in the plan of care.  

The physical therapist is challenged with determining what is the responsibility and appropriate...


Jan 16, 2019

Brenda is a physical therapist looking to utilize the correct outcome measure to assess a patient's improvements and current ability related to ADL's.

The physical therapist is challenged with determining the correct and MOST appropriate outcome measure to utilize with a patient who has a CVA. 

How well do you know your...


Jan 9, 2019

Kelli presents with spastic cerebral palsy and plantarflexor spasticity. 

The physical therapist is challenged with determining the correct AFO to utilize with the current patient.  

How well do you know your AFO's and their uses? Let's test your understanding in this excellent episode about ankle-foot orthotics

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Jan 2, 2019

Camron presents with pulmonary hypertension and suspected Cor Pulmonale

The physical therapist is challenged with determining which acute care lines will MOST be present and used to monitor the patient's condition 

How well do you know your acute care lines? Let's test your understanding in this excellent episode about...