This book is the companion volume to Duncan: FOUNDATIONS FOR PRACTICE IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, 5e and provides a comprehensive guide to the practice applications of the theory base. It is designed to be a "basic and beyond" text, of value to students throughout their studies but also a valuable reference text to clinicians. The sections cover the following essential skills for effective occupational therapy practice: clinical skills, management and leadership skills, evidence-based and research skills, and thinking, judgement and decision-making skills.
- Links theory and evidence-base, and is also practical
- Each chapter follows same basic structure (same format as Foundations)
- Each chapter contains practical examples and/or vignettes
- New addition of highlight boxes in each chapter gives the main points in bullet format for ease of access to students new to the area
- Well referenced
List of contributors. Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgements. Chapter 1 - Introduction. Section 1: Thinking, judgement and decision skills for practice. Chapter 2 - Using theory in practice. Chapter 3 - Judgement and decision making in practice. Chapter 4 - Involvement and shared decision making in practice. Chapter 5 - Reflective practice: doing, being and becoming a reflective practitioner. Section 2: Professional skills for practice. Chapter 6 - Assessment skills for practice. Chapter 7 - Activity analysis. Chapter 8 - Goal setting in occupational therapy: a client-centered perspective. Chapter 9 - Therapeutic use of self: a model of the international relationship. Chapter 10 - Problem solving. Chapter 11 - Educational skills for practice. Chapter 12 - Group skills for practice in occupational therapy. Chapter 13 - Record and report writing. Section 3: Evidence-based and research skills for practice. Chapter 14 - Finding and appraising the evidence. Chapter 15 - Knowledge exchange. Chapter 16 - Clinical effectiveness skills in practice. Chapter 17 - Developing research in practice. Chapter 18 - Presentation and publication skills. Section 4: Leadership, supervision and management skills for practice. Chapter 19 - Management of self. Chapter 20 - Leadership skills. Chapter 21 - Practice education: skills for students and educators. Chapter 22 - Clinical supervision skills. Index.
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- 8th September 2008
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Associate Professor in Applied Health Research, Nursing Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit, The University of Stirling, Scotland, UK; Honorary Advanced Clinical Practitioner, NHS Forth Valley, Scotland, UK Postdoctoral Research Fellow
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