As a healthcare professional, you will be working closely with other healthcare professionals. The best way to create a positive patient experience is to be able to understand the role that each healthcare professional plays in the care of a patient. Two of the following allied health professions (physical therapists and respiratory therapists) take a deeper look into their specific functions and contributions to health care.
In a paper of 1,200 words please discuss the following (In regards to physical therapists and respiratory therapists):
- What is their function/medical training?
- In what type of setting can each profession be found traditionally? Is this changing today?
- Discuss how the expanding roles of allied health in health care delivery have affected each profession.
- How has the health care workforce shortage affected each profession?
ALL REFERENCES MUST BE BETWEEN THE YEARS OF 2017-2022. THERE CAN’T BE ANYTHING EARLIER THAN 2017 AS A REFERENCE!!