Key Features

  • Coverage of different OT practice areas (e.g., adult, geriatric, pediatric, and mental health) prepares you for the variety of clients you will encounter in clinical practice.
  • An emphasis on evidence-based practice helps you think logically and use the literature to form a basis for diagnoses and treatment plans.
  • Case studies and activities in each chapter promote problem-solving skills and demonstrate concepts.
  • The OT Practice Framework and reimbursement mechanisms are addressed in terms of the occupational therapy process, providing a sound basis for decision making.
  • A broad perspective on OT practice fits the needs of both occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant students.
  • Chapter objectives, key terms, chapter summaries, and review questions highlight important content in each chapter.
  • A companion Evolve website includes video clips, review questions with answers, crossword puzzles, and additional case studies.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Occupational Therapy: The Profession

1. Introductory Questions

2. Looking Back: A History of Occupational Therapy

3. Philosophical Principles and Values in Occupational Therapy

4. Current Issues and Emerging Practice Areas

Section 2: Occupational Therapy: The Practitioner

5. From Student to Practitioner: Educational Preparation and Certification

6. Professional Organizations

7. The Occupational Therapy Practitioner: Roles, Responsibilities, and Relationships

8. Practicing Legally and Ethically

Section 3: The Practice of Occupational Therapy

9. Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process

10. Occupational Therapy Across the Lifespan

11. Treatment Settings and Areas of Practice

12. Occupational Therapy Process: Evaluation, Intervention, and Outcomes

13. Service Management Functions

14. Models of Practice and Frames of Reference

15. Intervention Modalities

16. Therapeutic Relationships

17. Clinical Reasoning

Appendices

Details

No. of pages:
232
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Electronic ISBN:
9780323086370
Electronic ISBN:
9780323171618
Electronic ISBN:
9780323266390
Print ISBN:
9780323084659

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