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Group Dynamics in Occupational Therapy by In occupational therapy practice, well designed groups represent social and cultural contexts for occupational performance in everyday life. Group Dynamics in Occupational Therapy: The Theoretical Basis and Practice Application of Group Intervention, the best-selling text for over 25 years by Marilyn B. Cole, has been updated to a Fifth Edition, offering strategies and learning tools to place clients in effective groups for enhanced therapeutic interventions. Updated to meet the AOTA's Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, Third Edition, this Fifth Edition provides guidelines for occupational therapy group design and leadership and guides application of theory-based groups. The theory section clarifies how occupation based models and frames of reference change the way occupational therapy groups are organized and how theory impacts the selection of group activities, goals, and outcomes. Recent examples and evidence are added in this Fifth Edition to reflect the design and use of groups for evaluation and intervention within the newly evolving paradigm of occupational therapy. The third section focuses on the design of group protocols and outlines a series of group experiences for students. These are intended to provide both personal and professional growth, as well as a format for practice in group leadership, self-reflection, cultural competence, and community service learning. A new chapter focusing on the recovery model and trauma-informed care suggests ways for occupational therapists to design group interventions within these broadly defined approaches. Cole's 7-step format for occupational therapy group leadership provides a concrete, user-friendly learning experience for students to design and lead theory based groups. The settings for which students can design group interventions has been updated to include current and emerging practice settings. Instructors in educational settings can visit www.efacultylounge.com for additional material to be used for teaching in the classroom. With a client-centered theoretical approach, Group Dynamics in Occupational Therapy: The Theoretical Basis and Practice Application of Group Intervention, Fifth Edition continues a 25-year tradition of education for occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant students and clinicians.
Call Number: RC487 .C65 2018 (North)
Publication Date: 2018
Occupational Therapy for Children and Adolescents by Focusing on children from infancy to adolescence, Occupational Therapy for Children and Adolescents, 7th Edition provides comprehensive, full-color coverage of pediatric conditions and treatment techniques in all settings. Its emphasis on evidence-based practice includes updated references, research notes, and explanations of the evidentiary basis for specific interventions. And coverage of new research and theories, new techniques, and current trends, with additional case studies, keeps you in step with the latest advances in pediatric OT practice. Written by educators Jane Case-Smith and Jane Clifford O'Brien, this text is the Number One book in pediatric OT! Case studies help you apply concepts to actual situations you may encounter in practice. Research Notes boxes and evidence-based summary tables help you interpret evidence and strengthen your clinical decision-making skills. Learning resources on Evolve include video clips, review activities, and additional case studies. Learning objectives indicate what you will be learning in each chapter and serve as checkpoints in studying for examinations. A glossary makes it easy to look up key terms. NEW video clips and case studies on the Evolve website demonstrate important concepts and rehabilitation techniques. NEW Autism Spectrum Disorder chapter contains important information for OTs not addressed in other texts. NEW Neuromotor: Cerebral Palsy chapter addresses the most prevalent cause of motor dysfunction in children. NEW Adolescent Development chapter helps you manage the special needs of teenagers and young adults. NEW contemporary design includes full-color photos and illustrations. UPDATED content and references ensure you have access to the comprehensive, research-based information that will guide you in making optimal decisions in practice.
Call Number: RJ53.O25 O23 2015 (North)
Publication Date: 2015
Pedretti's Occupational Therapy by Pedretti''s Occupational Therapy: Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction, 8th Edition prepares you for occupational therapy practice with adults who have physical disabilities. This cornerstone text provides a foundation for the development of clinical reasoning skills in a comprehensive, case-based learning approach to physical dysfunction. New full color photos and helpful pedagogy, including threaded case studies, OT Practice Notes, ethical considerations, and end-of-chapter review questions, reinforce learning, enhance retention, and prompt you to apply principles in a clinical setting. UNIQUE! Threaded case studies, woven throughout each chapter, help you apply concepts to real-life clinical practice. UNIQUE! Ethical Considerations boxes highlight the key ethical concerns of treatment options so you can practice ethically. UNIQUE! OT Practice Notes convey important considerations for professional practice. Focuses on the occupational therapist''s role in health and wellness, which the OTA'has identified as a key practice area in the 21st century. Information on prevention, rather than simply intervention or treatment, shows how OTs can take a proactive role in patient care. Evidence-based content included throughout, especially in regards to evaluation and intervention. Content on occupational therapy''s commitment to considering cultural and ethnic diversity in every chapter. Key terms, chapter outlines, chapter objectives lay out the information you can expect to learn from each chapter. NEW! Coverage of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework (OTPF-3) increases your understanding of the OTPF-3 and its relationship to the practice of occupational therapy with adults who have physical disabilities. NEW! All new section on the therapeutic use of self, which the OTPF lists as the single most important line of intervention occupational therapists can provide. NEW! Chapter on hospice and palliative care presents the evidence-base for hospice and palliative care occupational therapy; describes the role of the occupational therapist with this population within the parameters of the third edition of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework (OTPF-3); and recommends clinician self-care strategies to support ongoing quality care. UPDATED! Completely revised Spinal Cord Injury chapter addresses restoration of available musculature; self-care; independent living skills; short- and long-term equipment needs; environmental accessibility; and educational, work, and leisure activities. It looks at how the occupational therapist offers emotional support and intervention during every phase of the rehabilitation program. UPDATED! Completely revised chapter on low back pain discusses topics that are critical for the occupational therapist including: anatomy; client evaluation; interventions areas; client-centered occupational therapy analysis; and intervention strategies for frequently impacted occupations. UPDATED! Revised Special Needs of the Older Adult chapter now utilizes a top-down approach, starting with wellness and productive aging, then moving to occupation and participation in meaningful activity and finally, highlighting body functions and structures which have the potential to physiologically decline as a person ages. NEW and EXPANDED! Additional section in the Orthotics chapter looks at the increasing array of orthotic devices available in today''s marketplace, such as robot-assisted therapy, to support the weak upper extremity. UPDATED! Revised chapters on joint range of motion and evaluation of muscle strength include new full color photos to better illustrate how to perform these key procedures. EXPANDED! New information in the Burns and Burn Rehabilitation chapter, including expanded discussions on keloid scars, silver infused dressings, biosynthetic products, the reconstructive phase of rehabilitation, and patient education. UPDATED and EXPANDED! Significantly updated chapter on amputations and prosthetics includes the addition of a new threaded case study on "Daniel", a 19-year-old combat engineer in the United States Army who suffered the traumatic amputation of his non-dominant left upper extremity below the elbow.
Call Number: RM735 .P34 2018
Publication Date: 2018
Occupational Therapy in Action by Occupational Therapy in Action: A Library of Occupational Therapy Case Studies helps students develop the clinical reasoning skills they need to provide meaningful, client-centered interventions across the continuum of care and as an integral part of an interprofessional team. This much-needed book provides a decision-making framework, the Case Development Protocol, to help students integrate treatment concepts and apply theory and sound clinical judgement to dozens of OT cases representing clients of all ages in a range of clinical setting. Scores and qualitative information from the book's unique Clinical Skills Self-Assessment Survey helps instructors and students gauge where further training is required and provides guidance on cases from the book that will provide the maximum skill development for each student.
Call Number: RM735 .T674 2017 North Campus
Publication Date: 2017
Preparing for the Occupational Therapy Assistant National Board Exam by Each new print copy of Preparing for the Occupational Therapy Assistant National Board Exam: 45 Days and Counting includes Navigate 2 Preferred Access that unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, Homework and Assessment Center, Navigate 2 TestPrep, and a dashboard that reports actionable data. Preparing for the Occupational Therapy Assistant Board Exam: 45 Days and Counting provides a comprehensive overview for occupational therapy assistant students preparing to take the Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) exam. It utilizes a well-received health and wellness focus and includes tips and self-assessment forms to develop health study habits. Unlike other OTA exam review guides, Preparing for the Occupational Therapy Assistant National Board Exam: 45 Days and Counting chooses to provide a more organized, methodological approach including a detailed calendar and plan of study for the 45 days leading up to the exam. KEY FEATURES * Chapter outlines cover content found in an OTA curriculum, drawn from a lexicon taken from the Occupational Therapy Framework III (AOTA, 2014) * Chapters are divided into subjects, each addressing the three domain areas of the COTA exam * Workbook pages include specific references used in OTA curricula to enable exploration of challenging or unfamiliar content * Self-study activities with answers are provided at the end of each chapter * Journaling section includes 3-4 questions with a reflective learning approach to help students identify areas of weakness and prioritize studying * Test taking strategies, exam preparation activities, and real life advice for repeating the exam More than a study guide, this book can provide a course-ready capstone in addition to the resources and activities already incorporated into the text. Utilize this comprehensive resource in your program to help students study for the COTA exam in preparation for a high pass rate in addition to or in place of current methods. ABOUT THE EDITORS The editors of this edition have the experience and credentials needed to ensure a structured, organized, and effective approach to review a large amount of material in a reasonable amount of time Dr. Rosanne DiZazzo-Miller has been assisting students from across the country for many years on preparing for the board exam, while Dr. Fredrick Pociask has expertise in instructional design and delivery. Additionally, Dr. Tia Hughes, Guest Editor, has served as Vice-Chairperson of the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE ®). Furthermore, all practice question content was reviewed and edited by our Item Writing Specialist - Dr. Sara Maher - who is a well-known and respected Item-Writer in Health Science education. This ensures that students will be provided with continuous examples of questions, as they will appear on the exam. INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES * Classroom worksheets and study questions * Laboratory guides and learning activities * Slides in PowerPoint format for each chapter
Call Number: RM735.32 .P74 2018 North Campus
Publication Date: 2018
Human Development and Performance Throughout the Lifespan by Human Development & Performance Throughout the Lifespan, 2nd Edition is ideal for occupational therapy, physical therapy, and other rehabilitation disciplines. It provides a broad, occupation-based viewpoint of development and performance throughout all life stages with an emphasis on the factors that influence daily participation and optimal performance of desired daily life tasks. The authors use a life course conceptual model as an organizational foundation for clinical reasoning to help readers understand how to implement the activity- and participation-based goals and outcomes for therapy. Written by an occupational therapist and a physical therapist, the book incorporates chapters by leading experts in human development, giving users cutting-edge information and a wide range of perspectives. By integrating information from the International Classification of Function and Disability (ICF) with a developmental life-task perspective, the book gives both newcomers and experienced professionals an essential, contemporary frame of reference.
Call Number: RM930 .H85 2016 North Campus
Publication Date: 2016
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