Becoming a member of a health profession: a journey of socialisation

Joy Higgs, Jill Hummell, Maggie Roe-Shaw

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    Abstract

    Contexts of Physiotherapy Practice is a book for today's physiotherapy students and practitioners. The editors cover key issues and perspectives inthe current practice of physiotherapy, focusing on issues that are not taught in clinical texts but which underpin professional practice.Readers are guided through the current changes in health care delivery which affect physiotherapists as primary health care providers, giving them opportunities to undertake new directions within their roles and practice.Highlights include' patient-centred care' clinical reasoning' research and evidence-based practice' teamwork' community-based practice' legal and ethical obligations' cultural awareness
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationContexts of Physiotherapy Practice
    Place of PublicationSydney, Australia
    PublisherElsevier
    Pages58-72
    Number of pages15
    Edition5
    ISBN (Print)9780729538862
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

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    Higgs, J., Hummell, J., & Roe-Shaw, M. (2009). Becoming a member of a health profession: a journey of socialisation. In Contexts of Physiotherapy Practice (5 ed., pp. 58-72). Elsevier.