Clinical and Professional Reasoning in Occupational Therapy

ISBN-10: 0781759145

ISBN-13: 9780781759144

Edition: 2008

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This comprehensive textbook lets readers develop the strong theoretical and practical foundation needed for effective decision-making in occupational therapy. Emphasis on both clinical and professional reasoning gives readers the skills needed to make informed decisions as practitioners, managers, and educators. This textbook offers easy-to-follow explanations of current theories of clinical and professional reasoning, demonstrating their relevance to occupational therapy work. "Thinking about Thinking" quotes offer thought-provoking perspectives on reasoning. Case examples and learning activities demonstrate how reasoning is applied in various clinical and professional scenarios. Each chapter includes learning objectives and a key word list. Photographs, figures, and tables support reader understanding.
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Book details

List price: $77.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 9/22/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 462
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.67" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

About the Authors
The Nature Of Clinical And Professional Reasoning
Professional Reasoning as the Basis of Practice
Therapists' Assumptions as a Dimension of Clinical Reasoning
Information Processing Theory and Professional Reasoning
Embodiment: Reasoning with the Whole Body
Aspects Of Professional Reasoning
Scientific Reasoning
Narrative Reasoning
Pragmatic Reasoning
Ethical Reasoning
Interactive and Conditional Reasoning: A Process of Synthesis
Teaching Professional Reasoning
Epistemology: Knowing How You Know
Teaching for Expert Practice
Communities of Practice: A Curricular Model That Promotes Professional Reasoning
Curricular Approaches to Professional Reasoning for Evidence-Based Practice
Facilitating Clinical Reasoning in Fieldwork: The Relational Context of the Supervisor and Student
Professional Reasoning Research
Review of Methodologies for Researching Clinical Reasoning
Theory and Practice: New Directions for Research in Professional Reasoning
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