Foundations for Practice in Occupational Therapy

Author: Rosemary Hagedorn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780443064708

Category: Medical

Page: 187

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A readable, jargon-free, introduction to the theories, models and frames of reference which now form the theoretical basis of occupational therapy practice. This theory is now regarded as an essential part of the occupational therapy curriculum
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Skills for Practice in Occupational Therapy E-Book

Author: Edward A. S. Duncan

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702050644

Category: Medical

Page: 376

View: 5766

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
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Creek's Occupational Therapy and Mental Health E-Book

Author: Wendy Bryant,Jon Fieldhouse,Katrina Bannigan

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049506

Category: Medical

Page: 552

View: 455

Now in its fifth edition, this seminal textbook for occupational therapy students and practitioners has retained the comprehensive detail of previous editions with significant updates, including the recovery approach informed by a social perspective. Emerging settings for practice are explored and many more service users have been involved as authors, writing commentaries on 14 chapters. All chapters are revised and there are also new chapters, such as mental health and wellbeing, professional accountability, intersectionality, green care and working with marginalized populations. Chapter 11 is written by two people who have received occupational therapy, examining different perspectives on the experience of using services. This edition is divided into clear sections, exploring theory and practice issues in detail. The first section covers the historical, theoretical and philosophical basis for occupational therapy in the promotion of mental health and wellbeing. The second section examines the occupational therapy process, followed by a third section on ensuring quality in contemporary practice. The fourth section offers insights into issues arising from the changing contexts for occupational therapy including an analysis of the implications for occupational therapy education. The fifth section has eight chapters on specific occupations that can be applied across the varied settings which are covered in the sixth and final section. Occupational Therapy and Mental Health is essential reading for students and practitioners across all areas of health and/or social care, in statutory, private or third (voluntary) sectors, and in institutional and community-based settings. Presents different theories and approaches Outlines the occupational therapy process Discusses the implications of a wide range of practice contexts Describes a broad range of techniques used by occupational therapists Provides many different perspectives through service user commentaries Coverage of trust as part of professional accountability, leadership, green care, ethical practice using a principled approach Additional and extended service user commentaries An editorial team selected and mentored by the retired editors, Jennifer Creek and Lesley Lougher
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Using Occupational Therapy Theory in Practice

Author: Gail Boniface,Alison Seymour

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444333178

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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This concise and practical text for students and practitioners bridges the gap between occupational therapy theory and practice, offering highly practical advice on using theory in a wide range of settings--Cover.
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Introduction to Occupational Therapy

Author: Jane Clifford O'Brien

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323508812

Category: Medical

Page: 268

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Prepare for success in OT practice with a complete overview of the profession! Introduction to Occupational Therapy, 5th Edition helps you master the roles and responsibilities of the OT practitioner. Content promotes evidence-based OT practice, from client evaluation to planning interventions and goals to reaching optimal outcomes. You’ll also learn valuable skills in clinical reasoning and in providing occupational therapy across the client’s entire lifespan. Written by experienced educator and author Jane Clifford O’Brien, this comprehensive resource discusses today’s OT treatment settings and adds a new chapter on cultural competence. Complete coverage of OT practice prepares you for care in areas such as adult, pediatric, geriatric, and mental health. A broad perspective fits the needs of both Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant students. Case studies and activities in each chapter help you apply concepts and develop problem-solving skills. Emphasis on evidence-based practice helps you learn to think logically and use research literature to formulate diagnoses and treatment plans. The OT Practice Framework provides a sound basis for decision making, defining occupational therapy areas of concern and the OT process. Chapter objectives, key terms, chapter summaries, and review questions highlight important content in each chapter. Student resources on the Evolve companion website include review questions with answers along with crossword puzzles to reinforce what you’ve learned in the book. NEW content on OT theory and practice includes the latest updates to the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework and OT Code of Ethics. New coverage of the role of certified Occupational Therapy Assistants shows where OTAs are employed, what licensure requirements they must meet, and how they fit into the scope of OT practice. NEW chapter on cultural competence provides the tools you need to work with culturally diverse clients in today’s healthcare environment, and includes case studies with examples of cultural competence and its impact on the practice of OT. NEW Centennial Vision commentary provides a ‘big picture’ view of today’s occupational therapy, and shows how OT is becoming a powerful, widely recognized, science-driven, and evidence-based profession as it reaches the age of 100.
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Physical Agents in Rehabilitation

From Research to Practice

Author: Michelle H. Cameron

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455728489

Category: Cooking

Page: 437

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Presenting a variety of treatment choices supported by the latest clinical research, Physical Agents in Rehabilitation: From Research to Practice, 3rd Edition is your guide to understanding how, when, and why to apply physical agents in rehabilitation. This valuable resource details the most up-to-date information on thermal agents, ultrasound, electrical currents, hydrotherapy, traction, compression, lasers, and other forms of electromagnetic radiation, and provides straightforward, full-color explanations that make it easy to integrate physical agents into your patients' overall rehabilitation plans. Comprehensive discussion of the basis for and research on all physical agents generally used by rehabilitation clinicians. Contraindication and precaution boxes for every physical agent highlight vital information for safely applying treatments. Application technique boxes in each chapter provide helpful tips and guidelines for effective treatment. Clinical case studies sharpen your decision-making skills and are presented in each chapter and on the Evolve website searchable by physical agent or by Preferred Practice Patterns from the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapy Practice, 2nd Edition. Handy, quick-reference page on the inside back cover provides commonly-used abbreviations and acronyms, and commonly-used units of measure. Evolve companion website provides additional study tools to reinforce concepts from the text. Electronic versions of the application techniques, glossaries, and Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound, and Laser Light Handbook offer customizable quick-reference study guides. A full chapter detailing the latest research and clinical application recommendations for laser light therapy. Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound, and Laser Light Handbook now presented in full color and included in this book and on the companion Evolve website for quick, convenient access to application parameters for these modalities. The companion Evolve website now also includes printable application techniques so you can create your own "how-to? manual for use in daily practice. Clinical pearls highlight and emphasize important content. Glossaries for every chapter introduce and explain new terms to make learning and understanding easier. Updated study questions provide an opportunity to test your knowledge of content from the book with boards-style questions. Engaging new learning resources on the Evolve website help you review glossary terms and practice figure labeling and table completion. Full-color design presents photos and illustrations in vivid detail.
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Occupation for Occupational Therapists

Author: Matthew Molineux

Publisher: Blackwell Publishing

ISBN: 9781405105330

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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This textbook is aimed at the student community and interested practitioners as concerns occupational science. It assists the reader in moving from the rhetoric of academic publications to exploring how occupational science can inform clinical practice.
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Using Occupational Therapy Models in Practice

A Fieldguide

Author: Merrill Turpin,Michael K. Iwama

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 9780723434948

Category: Medical

Page: 195

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This book is a succinct and practical guide for students and practitioners applying occupational therapy models in the field. It provides an overview of the common models in practice and bridges the gap between theoretical texts on conceptual models and the immediate demands of practice. It describes occupational therapists' use of models within the realities of practice in a variety of contexts and takes the approach that practice models can be used as tools to guide clinical reasoning. Single page of clinical reasoning for each model provides aide memoire for undergraduate study and students on clinical placements. Analysis of 6 case studies from perspective of each model with a grid demonstrating the model's application for each case study at the end of each chapter illustrates use of models within a practice context. Description of historical and cultural context of each model's development enhance students' understanding. Examples of where models have been used inappropriately and the consequences of this and how it might relate to clinical reasoning aid understanding. Grid at end of book summarising the application of each model for each case study allows students to compare and contrast the efficacy of each model in different contexts.
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Occupational Therapy and Mental Health

Author: Jennifer Creek,Lesley Lougher

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702048763

Category: Medical

Page: 620

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This book is a comprehensive textbook for occupational therapy students and occupational therapists working in the field of mental health. It presents different theories and approaches, outlines the occupational therapy process, discusses the context of practice and describes a wide range of techniques used by occupational therapists. These include physical activity, cognitive approaches, group work, creative activities, play and life skills. The book covers all areas of practice in the field, including mental health promotion, acute psychiatry, community work, severe and enduring mental illness, working with older people, child and adolescent mental health, forensic occupational therapy, substance misuse and working with people on the margins of society. The theory chapters are written by occupational therapists who are recognised experts in their fields and the applied chapters are written by practitioners. An innovation in this edition is the inclusion of commentaries by service users on some of the chapters. This fourth edition has been extensively revised and updated. The new structure reflects changes in service delivery and includes sections on: philosophy and theory base the occupational therapy process ensuring quality the context of occupational therapy occupations client groups. Important new areas that are covered include mental health promotion, evidence-based practice, community development and continuing professional development. Addresses the needs of the undergraduate course - covers all the student needs for this subject area in one volume. Links between theory and practice are reinforced throughout Written by a team of experienced OT teachers and practitioners Comprehensive - covers theory, skills and applications as well as management The clear structure with the division of chapters into six distinct sections makes it easy to learn and revise from as well as easy to refer to for quick reference in the clinical situation. Provides key reading and reference lists to encourage and facilitate more in-depth study on any aspect. It is written in a style that is easy to read and understand; yet there is enough depth to take students through to their final year of education. Chapters on the application of occupational therapy are written by practising clinicians, so they are up-to-date and realistic. For qualified occupational therapists, the book includes a review of current theories and approaches to practice, with references so that they can follow up topics of particualr interest. Suitable for BSc and BSc (Hons) occupational therapy courses.
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The Occupational Therapy Handbook

Practice Education

Author: Tracey Polglase,Rachel Treseder

Publisher: M&K Update Ltd

ISBN: 1907830758

Category: Electronic books

Page: 181

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Written specifically for occupational therapy students, newly qualified occupational therapists and educators and is a useful reference guide for academic tutors. The Occupational Therapy Handbook reflects modern day occupational therapy practice and education. The editors have created a current user-friendly text book specifically in relation to Practice Education, particularly in light of the developing role of occupational therapy in current practice. Many developments in practice education have re-focussed the value that the profession places on occupation, particularly in role emerging placements and expanding areas of practice. These developments are captured in this text. Other texts that have been produced have predominantly had a multi-professional focus and not addressed all the key occupational therapy issues in the depth required.There is always something to learn, irrespective of your level of expertise.
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Occupational Therapy in Psychiatry and Mental Health

Author: Rosemary Crouch,Vivyan Alers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118624203

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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Comprehensive and informative, the extensively revised fifth edition of Occupational Therapy in Psychiatry and Mental Health is an accessible overview of occupational therapy in psychiatry, providing key information on a range of international models of occupational therapy as well as their practical applications. The fifth edition includes: • Case studies throughout to illustrate application of theory to practice • Coverage of key concepts and issues in occupational therapy • New material on emerging areas of practice • Comprehensive information on assessment and treatment for children, adolescents and adults, covering key mental health conditions Occupational Therapy in Psychiatry and Mental Health is an ideal resource for students in occupational therapy, newly qualified and experienced practitioners, and other allied health professionals seeking an up-to-date, globally relevant resource on psychiatry and mental health care.
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Conditions in Occupational Therapy

Effect on Occupational Performance

Author: Ben Atchison,Diane K. Dirette

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781754873

Category: Medical

Page: 385

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This Third Edition focuses on chronic health problems and their impact on an individual's physical, cognitive, psychological, and social capabilities. Readers learn how the patient's age, life tasks, and living environment affect occupational therapy needs, and how to determine what occupational therapy services to provide. Chapters present the etiology, symptoms, prognosis, and progression of conditions frequently encountered in practice. Case studies at the end of every chapter help students apply the content to real-life clinical situations. This edition includes new chapters on anxiety disorders and cardiopulmonary disorders. The expanded art program includes more photos, drawings, charts, and graphs.
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Rehabilitation Research

Principles and Applications

Author: Russell Carter,Jay Lubinsky

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455759791

Category: Medical

Page: 489

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Covering the full range of rehabilitation research with a clear, easy-to-understand approach, this resource will help you analyze and apply research to practice.Rehabilitation Research: Principles and Applications examines traditional experimental designs as well as nonexperimental and emerging approaches, including qualitative research, single-system design, outcomes research, and survey research. Clinical case studies and references will enhance your skills as a scientist-practitioner. Written by noted educators Russell Carter and Jay Lubinsky, this book emphasizes evidence-based practice within physical therapy, occupational therapy, and other rehabilitation professions. Discipline-specific examples are drawn from three major fields: physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology. Unique! Coverage of non-experimental research includes chapters on clinical case reports and qualitative research, so you can understand a wide range of research methods and when it is most appropriate to use each type. Expanded Single-Subject Design chapter provides a more thorough explanation and examples of multiple baselines, alternating treatments, and interactions -- designs that can be use in everyday clinical practice. Finding Research Literature chapter includes step-by-step descriptions of literature searches within different rehab professions. Student resources on a companion Evolve website allow you to review important concepts with exercises and discussion questions, research article analyses, and a downloadable spreadsheet. Unique! New Evidence-Based Practice chapter provides an overview of the important concepts of EBP and the WHO model of health and disease. Discussion questions on the companion Evolve website provide you with ideas for further study. Unique! Research article analyses on Evolve provide more in-depth analysis and demonstrate the writing style you should employ. New authors Russell Carter and Jay Lubinsky bring an interdisciplinary focus and a stronger emphasis on evidence-based practice.
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International Handbook of Occupational Therapy Interventions

Author: Ingrid Söderback

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319081411

Category: Medical

Page: 900

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Advanced therapies and technologies, new service delivery methods, and care upgrades in underserved areas are translating into improved quality of life for millions with disabilities. Occupational therapy parallels this progress at the individual level, balancing short-term recovery and adaptation with long-term independence and well-being. This Second Edition of the International Handbook of Occupational Therapy Interventions builds on its ground-breaking predecessor by modelling current clinical standards rooted in scientific evidence-based practice. Its interventions are applied to a diverse range of client disabilities, with many new or rewritten chapters on workplace and vehicle accommodations, smart home technologies, end-of-life planning, and other salient topics. New introductory chapters spotlight core competencies in the field, from assessing client needs and choosing appropriate interventions to evaluating programs and weighing priorities. And for increased educational value, interactive case studies allow readers an extra avenue for honing clinical reasoning and decision-making skills. Of particular note is a new chapter providing a taxonomy—the Occupational Therapy Intervention Framework—and a validation study of its categories and concepts, delineating the occupational therapist’s roles and the expected outcomes. Intervention areas featured in the Handbook include: ● Adaptive interventions, OTs manage and facilitate clients’ adaptations. ● Learning interventions, OTs teach and the clients learn or relearn. ● Enabling interventions, OTs enable clients to be meaningfully occupied. ● Preventing interventions, OTs prevent ill-health and promote clients’ ability to sustain health in daily life. The Second Edition of the International Handbook of Occupational Therapy Interventions is career-affirming reading for all members of rehabilitation teams, including occupational and physical therapists and rehabilitation nurses. Students intending to enter this growing field and professionals working toward its continued improvement will find it useful and inspiring.
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Becoming an Occupational Therapist

Author: Cath Wright,Chris McKenna

Publisher: BPP Learning Media Limited (Medical)

ISBN: 9781509702367

Category:

Page: 165

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According to the College of Occupational Therapists, "Occupational therapists help people engage as independently as possible in the activities (occupations) which enhance their health and wellbeing". This book provides a practical approach for those considering occupational therapy as a career. Dispelling the myths about occupational therapy, Chris McKenna and Cath Wright explore current practice and introduce the reader to a range of innovations in modern occupational therapy training and practice. The reader is taken on a journey from their initial enquiry about this essential profession, to the point at which they consider the direction of their first graduate post. Information is provided to enable a prospective student to access a suitable course and negotiate the application process. They are presented with advice from experienced educators on how to get the most from their academic and practice placement opportunities. This text culminates in the consideration of the variety of career opportunities available for the successful graduates. In this new edition all chapters have been fully updated. The book contains a new chapter on 'A day in the Life of an Occupational Therapist' as well as new and updated closer look/case studies. The updated edition also takes into consideration the new financial arrangements for students.
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Kinesiology for the Occupational Therapy Assistant

Essential Components of Function and Movement

Author: Jeremy Keough,Susan Sain,Carolyn L. Roller

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 1556429673

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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Kinesiology for the Occupational Therapy Assistant: Essential Components of Function and Movement approaches the study of kinesiology by connecting function to the underlying components that make movement possible. Information is presented in a manner that enhances retention by incorporating applications in occupational therapy. With over 18 years of combined teaching experience, Jeremy Keough, Susan Sain, and Carolyn Roller present how aspects of movement enable or hinder function and engagement in daily activities using a top-down approach based on the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, Second Edition. Benefits and Features: • Occupational profiles describing actual client conditions at the beginning of several chapters • Occupation/real-life based activities and questions at the end of each chapter • Emphasis on function and identification of how and why movement occurs • Range of motion and manual muscle testing, as well as kinesiological principles, now available in one text • More than 300 tables and figures throughout the chapters • Call out boxes that highlight and clarify key concepts • A seamless integration of theory, fact, and practice • Glossary of terms, Web resources, and range of motion norms • Instructors will benefit from ancillary PowerPoint presentations Instructors in educational settings can visit www.efacultylounge.com for additional materials to be used for teaching in the classroom. Kinesiology for the Occupational Therapy Assistant: Essential Components of Function and Movement provides occupational therapy assistant students with thorough explanations and learning activities that will put kinesiology into context. Students will also gain insight into the practice of occupational therapy through directed questions and problem solving to assist the client in achieving movement goals.
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Neuroscience

Fundamentals for Rehabilitation

Author: Laurie Lundy-Ekman

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9781455706433

Category: Medical

Page: 539

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This practical guide connects the theory of neuroscience with real-world clinical application by utilizing first person accounts of neurological disorders and in-depth case studies. It also provides clear descriptions of a complete range of neurological disorders. Special features such as "at-a-glance" summaries, pathology boxes, and hundreds of full-color illustrations, enhance the learning experience and make it easy to master the fundamentals of neuroscience rehabilitation. Systems approach to neuroscience helps you develop a fuller understanding of concepts in the beginning of the text and apply them to new clinical disorders later in the text. Five sections: Cellular Level, Development, Systems, Regions, and Support Systems show how neural cells operate first, and then help you apply that knowledge while developing an understanding of systems neuroscience. UNIQUE! An emphasis on neuroscience issues critical for practice of physical rehabilitation such as abnormal muscle tone, chronic pain, and control of movement. Evidence-based content has been updated to reflect the most recent research. Patient experience boxes at the beginning of each chapter give insight from actual patients and the patients' experiences with disorders discussed in the text. Clinical notes case studies include bulleted information relevant to the clinician. NEW! Chapter on pain will help students understand the physiological origins of pain and how it can be treated. NEW! Color standardization in anatomy images will familiarize you with structures and their functions across systems.
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Principles of Neural Science, Fifth Edition

Author: Eric Kandel

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071390111

Category: Medical

Page: 1709

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Principles of Neural Science, 5e describes our current understanding of how the nerves, brain, and mind function. From molecules and cells to anatomic structures and systems to senses and cognitive functions, this comprehensive reference covers every aspect of neuroscience.
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