Career pathways and professional development

Margot Skinner, Christine Bithell, Damian Mitsch, Matthew Walsh

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    Abstract

    Contexts of Physiotherapy Practice is a book for today's physiotherapystudents 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
    EditorsJoy Higgs, Megan Smith, Gillian Webb, Margot Skinner
    Place of PublicationSydney, Australia
    PublisherElsevier
    Pages75-89
    Number of pages15
    Edition6
    ISBN (Print)9780729538862
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

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    Skinner, M., Bithell, C., Mitsch, D., & Walsh, M. (2009). Career pathways and professional development. In J. Higgs, M. Smith, G. Webb, & M. Skinner (Eds.), Contexts of Physiotherapy Practice (6 ed., pp. 75-89). Elsevier.