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Optometrists, Disorder, Physical Therapy

The key terms of this Healthcare & Nursing course include Job Market, Optometrists, Disorder, Physical Therapy.

The OAT (Optometry Admission Test) consists of which of the following?

4 tests

Some of the reasons the job market is very good for the new optometrist include which of the following?

increasing vision care needs of an aging population

True or False? Optometrists are qualified to treat some other diseases that are considered “systemic,” such as diabetes and high blood pressure.


Optometrists are qualified to perform eye surgery.


A speech disorder can be any of the following except:

people who speak a different language

A language disorder is defined as all but which of the following?

difficulty controlling speech production

Hearing impairment can take many forms. Which of the below are examples of those forms?

inability to hear speech clearly
inability to understand and use speech to communicate
inability to hear speech loudly enough

Speech-language pathologists perform which of the following job duties?

assess and treat swallowing disorders
diagnose language disorders
treat and help prevent communications disorders

Speech, language, and swallowing difficulties can result from a variety of causes, including which of the following?

hearing loss
emotional problems
brain injury

Physical therapists treat a variety of patients with different types of problems. Their patients may include which of the following?

persons with head injury,
accident victims,
people with back pain,
people with heart disease

Physical therapists may engage in professional activities such as which of the following?


Which of the following is the goal of physical therapy?

to improve how an individual functions at work and at home

Physical therapist education programs include which of the following?

clinically based courses,
behavioral science courses,
foundational science courses

Which of the following statements regarding physical therapy assistants and physical therapy aides is true?

Aides usually learn skills on the job, while physical therapy assistants have an Associate degree

What is the name of the agency that accredits postsecondary physical therapy assistant programs?

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)

Which of the following statements about occupational therapists is not true?

they prescribe medications to help patients deal with disabilities

Applicants to occupational therapy assistant programs can improve their chances of admission by doing which of the following?

volunteering in nursing care facilities,
taking high school courses in biology and health,
volunteering in occupational therapy offices