Leading and Managing Occupational Therapy Services An Evidence-Based Approach

ISBN-10: 0803611927
ISBN-13: 9780803611924
Edition: 2006
Authors: Brent Braveman
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List price: $60.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 8/16/2005
Binding: Paperback
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.628

The first text designed specifically to follow the outline and accompanythe presentation of the Management course, now required for allMOT and Baccalaureate OT programs! Its primary goal is to introducestudents to the use of theory, research and evidence in guiding theirpractice as future occupational therapy managers. As occupationaltherapists are becoming familiar with the concepts of evidence-basedpractice relating to clinical interventions, the same process ofidentifying, evaluating and applying evidence should governpractice as an occupational therapy manager. Instead of a how-to approach,the author encourages students to think in terms of these concepts.

Preface
Understanding and Applying the Concepts of Evidence-Based Practice to the Management of Occupational Therapy Services
Real-Life Management
Evidence-Based Practice: Reviewing the Basics
Relevance of Evidence-Based Practice Principles to Management of Occupational Therapy Services
Types of Evidence Used by Occupational Therapy Managers
Process of Finding, Evaluating, and Using Evidence in Occupational Therapy Management
Challenges of Using an Evidence-Based Approach
Chapter Summary
Real-Life Solutions
Useful Resources for Applying Evidence-Based Practice to Management of Occupational Therapy Services
Resources for Learning More About Evidence-Based Practice
Understanding Health Care Systems and Practice Contexts
Real-Life Management
Health Care Systems and Occupational Therapy Service Delivery Settings
Evidence, Health Systems, and the Occupational Therapy Manager
Common Types of Data, Information, and Other Forms of Evidence Used by Occupational Therapy Managers
Data, Information, and Other Forms of Evidence on Unmet Needs
Case Example: Gathering Data, Information, and Other Forms of Evidence to Justify Development of an Early Intervention Program
Data, Information, and Other Forms of Evidence on Personnel
Licensure and Certification
Trend Data and Future Forecasts
Chapter Summary
Real-Life Solutions
Resources for Learning More About Health Care Systems and Practice Contexts
Understanding and Working Within Organizations
Real-Life Management
A Brief History of Organizations
Organizations as Systems
Organizational Environments
Types of Organizations
Organizational Structure
Trends in Organizational Development, Behavior, and Function
Chapter Summary
Real-Life Solutions
Additional Resources for Learning More About Organizations
Leadership: The Art, Science, and Evidence
Real-Life Management
Management Versus Leadership
What Is Leadership?
Leadership Theories: An Overview
A Few Words About Leadership Theories and Evidence
Leadership Theories
Gender and Leadership
Chapter Summary
Resources for Learning More About Leadership
Real-Life Solutions
Roles and Functions of Managers
Real-Life Management
Planning
Organizing and Staffing
Directing
Case Example: Mentoring
Controlling
Information Management
Chapter Summary
Real-Life Solutions
Resources for Learning More About the Roles and Functions of Managers
Roles and Functions of Supervisors
Real-Life Management
Supervision
The Roles and Functions of Supervisors
Becoming an Effective Supervisor
Models of Supervision
Occupational Therapy Perspectives on Supervision
Theories of Motivation, Employee Satisfaction, and Retention of Employees
Performance Appraisal
Chapter Summary
Real-Life Solutions
Resources for Learning More About Supervision
Competency and the Occupational Therapy Manager
Real-Life Management
Why Do We Need to Worry About Competency?
Key Terms, Concepts, and Players
Competency, Skill Acquisition, and Theory
Assessment of Competencies and Other Functions of the Occupational Therapy Manager
Domains of Knowledge, Competency, and Assessment of Competencies
Managerial Competencies
Specialty and Advanced (Board) Certifications
Chapter Summary
Real-Life Solutions
Resources for Learning More About Assessment of Competencies and Continued Competency
Managing Change and Solving Problems
Real-Life Management
Layers of Change
Skills for Creating and Managing Changing
Resistance to Change
Top-Down and Bottom-Up Change
Change as a Problem and Problem Solving
Chapter Summary
Real-Life Solutions
Resources for Learning More About Change and Solving Problems
Developing Evidence-Based Occupational Therapy Programming
Real-Life Management
What Are a Theory, a Paradigm, a Conceptual Practice Model, a Frame of Reference, and Related Knowledge?
Program Development Models
What Are the Relationships Between Theory and a Program Development Model?
Overview of Evidence on Select Related Knowledge Relevant to Program Development
Choosing Conceptual Practice Models and Related Knowledge for the Development of Occupational Therapy Programming
Case Example: Developing an Occupational Therapy Program Using Evidence-the Enabling Self-Determination for Persons Living with HIV/AIDS Program
Chapter Summary
Real-Life Solutions
Resources for Learning More About Developing Programs
Turning Theory into Practice: Managerial Strategies
Real-Life Management
Communities of Practice Structures
Managing Practice: Roles, Rules, and Tools
Policies and Practices
Chapter Summary
Real-Life Solutions
Resources for Learning More About Turning Theory into Practice
Evaluating and Improving Occupational Therapy Services
Real-Life Management
A Word About Evidence and Continuous Quality Improvement
A Short History of Continuous Quality Improvement
What Is Quality?
The Plan, Do, Check, Act Cycle
Case Example: Occupational Therapy Referral Process at Exeter Hospital
Chapter Summary
Real-Life Solutions
Resources for Learning More About Continous Quality Improvement
Communicating Effectively in Person and in Writing
Real-Life Management
A Short History of Communication Theory
Theories of Communication
Pragmatic Strategies for Improving Communication
Effective Presentations
Effective Written Communication
Chapter Summary
Real-Life Solutions
Resources for Learning More About Communication
Marketing Occupational Therapy Services
Real-Life Management
Target Populations
Components of the Marketing Process
Chapter Summary
Real-Life Solutions
Resources Related to Marketing Health Services
Responsible Participation in a Profession
Real-Life Management
What Does It Mean to be a Professional?
Occupational Therapy Professional Associations
Ethics
Case Example: The Case of Joe
Case Example: The Case of Jerry
Chapter Summary
Real-Life Solutions
Resources Related to Participating in a Profession
Introducing Others to Evidence-Based Practice
Real-Life Management
Creating an Environment to Support Evidence-Based Practice
Fieldwork and Entree into a Profession
Evidence-Based Practice Competencies
Teaching and Training Basics
Strategies for Teaching Each Step of the Evidence-Based Practice Process
Creating the Tools to Support Evidence-Based Practice
Chapter Summary
Real-Life Solutions
Useful Resources for Introducing Others to Evidence-Based Practice
Index

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