PTA Related Links

Sites to Help Improve Study Habits

Study Skills Survey
Study Guides and Strategies – link to multiple web sites that provide tips for studying, note-taking, test-taking, and time management

Improving Study Habits – from EduNova

What is your Learning Style?  (under construction)
A GREAT site for learning muscles!

Sites to Help Write Papers or Answer Questions

Medline Plus – an online medical encyclopedia and more Medi-Smart – health-care information in video clip format!!
Library Guide for PTA Students– for Lake Superior College students only; an entry point to search Medline (through PubMed), CINAHL, and other library resources for students
PubMed (Medline) Search
Library services at UM-Duluth
Citation Styles for Research Papers
Orthoseek Web Site – a great start for researching MANY, MANY orthopedic conditions
Medscape – free access to journals, databases, and conference summaries

General Physical Therapy Sites

American Physical Therapy Association
Minnesota State Physical Therapy Rules
Minnesota Chapter – APTA Home Page
Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy Home Page
Wisconsin PT Practice Act – revised
Wisconsin PTA Licensure Information
Federation of State Board of Physical Therapy (start here for licensure questions!)
Tips on Preparing to Take the National Licensure Exam

Injury Prevention Resources….

A Back Injury Prevention Guide for Health Care Providers

Study Guides

Helpful hints for remembering the cranial nerves