Journal of Allied Health

Quarterly journal publishing scholary articles on theory, practice, and other aspects of general health industry.

Articles from Vol. 34, No. 2, Summer

An Investigation of Interrater Reliability among Athletic Training Accreditation Site Visitors
Accreditation plays an important role in many allied health professions. The main purpose of this study was to determine interrater reliability among athletic training accreditation site visitors assigned to interpret and judge a college or university's...
Compliance and Satisfaction with Home Exercise: A Comparison of Computer-Assisted Video Instruction and Routine Rehabilitation Practice
Computerized educational technology, in various forms, is permeating the health care setting, and clinicians and program managers are charged with evaluating its potential to improve patient health outcomes. The purpose of this randomized controlled...
From Pedestal to Possibility: Learning Scholarly Writing Using a Unique Course Assignment
Can the experience of interviewing published authors and reflection help developing health care professionals learn about scholarly writing? Students were asked to interview published authors by phone and in person, asking a set of six interview questions...
How to Be Cooperative in a Competitive System: The Multi-Professional and Multicultural Face of European Health Care Education
This article discusses the Bologna Declaration, in which 29 European countries have voluntarily committed to standardizing the various systems of higher education, including the education of health care professionals. One of the purposes of the Bologna...
Incorporating Problem-Based Learning and Video Technology in Teaching Group Process in an Occupational Therapy Curriculum
This paper describes an innovative, cost-effective method for teaching group dynamics in an occupational therapy curriculum. The revised "Models of Group Dynamics" course incorporated problem-based learning (PBL) sessions and video technology. In this...
Letters
Improving the Moral Reasoning of Allied Health StudentsTo THE EDITOR-In 1990, we published an article in this journal evaluating a bioethics course for changes in moral reasoning among allied health students, in this case adult students enrolled in a...
Perceptions and Attitudes of Athletic Training Students toward a Course Addressing Psychological Issues in Rehabilitation
In 1999, athletic training adopted new educational competencies and clinical proficiencies addressing the following domains: (1) risk management, (2) assessment and evaluation, (3) acute care, (4) general medical conditions and disabilities, (5) pathology...
Success of a Genetics Educational Intervention for Nursing and Dietetic Students: A Model for Incorporating Genetics into Nursing and Allied Health Curricula
Allied health care professionals and nurses provide geneticrelated client services, such as eliciting family medical history information and discussing the genetic component of health conditions. However, these professionals report a lack of confidence...
Summer Fare for Your Reading Pleasure
NOW THAT SUMMER is upon us, I hope that everyone is enjoying fine weather and able to find some relaxation before the upcoming academic year. A number of interesting occurrences have transpired since the last issue of the Journal.The results of the satisfaction...
Working around "It": The Experience of Occupational Therapy Students with a Disability
The purpose of this qualitative study was to gain an understanding of the experiences of students with disabilities in occupational therapy (OT) programs. Telephone and e-mail interviews were conducted with five students from different universities who...
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