Journal of Allied Health

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

Articles from Vol. 34, No. 1, Spring

A Method for Predicting a Student's Risk for Academic Probation in a Professional Program in Allied Health
Identification of students at risk for academic difficulty in a physical therapy program would provide opportunities to implement preemptive measures designed to enhance successful academic performance. The purpose of this study was to determine if a...
Content Validity of a Clinical Education Performance Tool: The Physical Therapist Manual for the Assessment of Clinical Skills
Background and Purpose: The content validity for evaluation tools currently used in student physical therapists' (PT) clinical education has not been reported previously. This study assessed the content validity of the Physical Therapist Manual for the...
Correlates of Peer, Supervisor, and Patient Communication Effectiveness Satisfaction
Using a sample of 200 medical technologists over a 4-year period, this study investigated whether peer, supervisor, and patient communication satisfaction facets were related but distinct referents. Confirmatory factor analyses on the medical technologist...
Distance Education in Undergraduate Dietetic Education
Distance education is an exploding phenomenon that allows people to pursue higher education on their own time, at a pace that meets their needs, in locations where there are no colleges and universities, or where there is not a desired program of study....
Factors Influencing Applicant Selection of Entry-Level Physical Therapist Education Programs in the United States
Physical therapist education programs must compete for qualified applicants due to a nationwide reduction in the applicant pool. To develop successful recruitment strategies, faculty members need information on factors influencing applicant selection...
Health Professional Students' Cultural Competence and Attitudes toward the Poor: The Influence of a Clinical Practicum Supported by the National Health Service Corps
To provide quality health care today, practitioners must be culturally competent. Funding sources, such as the federal government, recognize the need to prepare culturally competent clinicians. The mission of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC),...
Interdisciplinary Community Partnership for Health Professional Students: A Service-Learning Approach
This paper presents a qualitative approach to studying the reflective learning experiences of health professional students after they participate in an interdisciplinary community-based healthcare course. Over a 2-year period, health professional students...
New Approaches to Education and Clinical Care
SPRING IS FINALLY HERE, and with it the first issue of the new year. This year will be one in which some of our features are transferred to the special online supplement of the Journal. The features Potential Patterns, Allied Abstracts, and Book Reviews...
Rehabilitation Clients' Recovery Expectations and Their Relationship to Functional Outcomes
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between specifically defined expectations that clients have of rehabilitation and their actual outcomes as measured by the Short Form-36 Health Survey. This study with pretreatment and posttreatment...
Service Learning Is a Perfect Fit for Occupational and Physical Therapy Education
Service learning provides invaluable contributions to the education of occupational and physical therapy students by allowing them to contribute to the community while simultaneously optimizing their professional preparation. This report explores the...
Variables Associated with Occupational and Physical Therapy Stroke Rehabilitation Utilization and Outcomes
Many studies have reported the benefits of a comprehensive stroke team including occupational therapy/physical therapy (OT/PT) services; however, factors associated with access to these services are less known. This study used a subsample of the Health...

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