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Speech Disorder, Language Disorder

The key terms of this Healthcare & Nursing course include Speech Disorder, Language Disorder.

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 communication 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 injuries
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 assistantprograms?

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.

Typical job duties of an occupational therapy aide would include which of the following?

Scheduling appointments and answering the telephone
Restocking or ordering depleted supplies
Prepare materials and assemble equipment

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

Volunteering in nursing care facilities
B. Taking high school courses in biology and health
C. Volunteering in occupational therapy offices

Which of the following professional roles focuses on improving athletic performance or treating muscle or bone injuries?

athletic trainers

Which health professional uses rehabilitative exercises, reconditioning, and physical education to treat patients who have problems moving in any way?