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Patient physiotherapist relationship


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this presentation is made by dpt student from university of faisalabad .

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Patient physiotherapist relationship

  2. 2. CONTENTSpatient relation program.what physiotherapy do ?Assessment and treatmentImportancePerformance Expectation
  3. 3. PATIENT RELATION PROGRAM The Patient Relation Program exists to enhance and promote the therapeutic relationship between physiotherapists and patients by providing education and resources to assist both groups.
  4. 4.  The Patient Relations Committee also ensures that resources, advice, training and supports are available to prevent the abuse of patients.
  5. 5. WHAT PHYSIOTHERAPISTS DO? Physiotherapists assess, treat and prevent physical problems, injuries and pain, to restore movement, function and health status.
  6. 6. When you see a physiotherapist you can expectthat he/she will do the following:Carry out an assessment of your conditionReview and discuss the assessment findingswith you.Develop a plan for your treatment that will meetyour needs and goals.Obtain your consent for the treatment .
  7. 7.  Regularly measure your progress and make adjustments to the treatment as needed. Provide advice and education regarding your condition. Keep a record of the care provided. Collaborate with others as appropriate
  8. 8. ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT Physiotherapy assessment and treatment is often hands-on and usually involves touching. Some of the techniques that a physiotherapist might use include: manual therapy  exercise instruction,  Electrotherapy
  9. 9.  You may be asked to remove some of your clothing to allow the physiotherapist to see your muscles, joints, posture, movement etc. The physiotherapist will allow you privacy to change your clothes and provide you with a way to cover yourself if necessary. The physiotherapist may also need to feel how your muscles and body parts move. The use of touch is a part of physiotherapy.
  10. 10. IMPORTANCE The relationship between physiotherapist and patient is very important in the outcome of treatment, affecting both pain and disability
  11. 11.  The aim of this topic is to review the evidence for the effects of the interaction. It include different models like :  The quality of communication and patient education.  compliance and adherence to a treatment programmed.  Self-efficacy or the patients perception of control over the problem and ability to cope.  The principles of operant conditioning in influencing pain behavior.
  12. 12. PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONSPhysiotherapists demonstrate the Standard by: Understanding the difference between a therapeutic relationship and a personal relationship with a patient The components that characterize the difference:  Power  Trust  Respect  Personal Closeness
  13. 13.  Accepting the responsibility for always managing the patient-therapist relationship by:  continuously self-evaluating their conduct and correcting  any inappropriate comments.  behaviors or attitudes.  recognizing the signs in an interaction with a patient .
  14. 14.  Recognizing that the treatment of a partner or family member may constitute a conflict of interest and should only occur after other options have been explored or are unavailable. In all other circumstances, avoid yourself from entering into a close personal relationship with a patient, a patient’s partner or family member while the patient is receiving physiotherapy treatment.
  15. 15.  The physiotherapist is reasonably satisfied that the power differential inherent in a therapeutic relationship no longer exists and the physiotherapist reasonably believes the patient is not dependent on him/her.
  16. 16. Thank you