Student Observer Experience

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My experience as being a student observer in the field of physical therapy allowed me to see first-hand the different types of day to day interactions that a physical therapist has with his/her patients. There were many rules set in place for me as a student observer in order to protect the rights and treatment of each and every patient that I came in contact with. Before being paired with a licensed physical therapist, I was taken into human resources and asked to sign a document promising to protect patient information (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), as well as being briefed on some of the activities that were to be completed with a licensed therapist monitoring me. At the time, my knowledge on what could and could

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