Ryan's Occupational Therapy Assistant Principles, Practice Issues, and Techniques

ISBN-10: 1556427409

ISBN-13: 9781556427404

Edition: 4th 2005

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Description: To help OTAs keep pace with the latest developments in occupational therapy, Sally Ryan and Karen Sladyk present a new edition of the classic Ryan's Occupational Therapy Assistant: Principles, Practice Issues, and Techniques. This updated Fourth Edition integrates the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process throughout each section, while including evidence-based practice and research to support the treatment options presented. Written in a student-friendly format, the text covers all aspects of OTA practice for both education and preparation for the NBCOT exam. Using actual client examples, students are guided throughout the process of learning various principles and disabilities to applying that knowledge in a clinical setting. A young child with visual deficits, a teenager with depression, and a businessman with a stroke are just a few of the client records profiled. A variety of treatment techniques are detailed to help prospective OTAs understand how to choose and when to implement certain procedures. Group intervention, assistive technology, basic splinting, wellness and health promotion, and work injury activities are examples of the techniques presented. Unique to this Fourth Edition are specific chapters designated to evidence-based practice and understanding research. These chapters, along with chapters on supervision, functional ethics, and teamwork, reinforce information presented in earlier chapters and help the OTA manage aspects of his or her career. A core text for students aspiring to become successful OTAs, Ryan's Occupational Therapy Assistant, Fourth Edition contains the information necessary to take that next step. Topics Include: Historical, philosophical, and theoretical principles Occupations and disabilities Treatment techniques, procedures, and concepts Management and practice issues

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Book details

List price: $79.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/21/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.048
Language: English

About the Editors
Current Contributors
Introduction
Historical, Philosophical, and Theoretical Principles
Looking Back, Living Forward: Occupational Therapy History
The Occupational Therapy Assistant Heritage: Proud and Dynamic
Philosophy and Core Values in Occupational Therapy
Human Development
Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process-Our Language
Activity Analysis: Our Tool
Theory That Guides Practice: Our Map
Therapeutic Intervention Process
Occupation: An Individual's Choice
Teaching and Learning
Occupations and Disabilities
A Young Child With Visual Impairments
A Toddler With Autism Spectrum Disorder
A Kindergartner With Sensory Integration Dysfunction
Two Children With Cerebral Palsy
A Second-Grader With Oppositional Defiant Disorder
A Third-Grader With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
A Teenager With Depression
A Car Mechanic With Traumatic Brain Injury
A Telephone Repairman With Spinal Cord Injury
A Teacher's Aide With Schizophrenia
A Mother and Caterer With Multiple Sclerosis
A Self-Help Group Leader With Anxiety
Three People Across the Age Span With Arthritis
A Plumber and Golfer With Total Hip Arthroplasty
A Senior Homemaker With Substance Abuse
A Businessman With a Stroke
A Homemaker and Volunteer With Parkinson's Disease
A Retired Librarian With Sensory Deficits
A Married Couple Dealing With Alzheimer's Disease
Treatment Techniques, Procedures, and Concepts
Group Intervention
Arts and Crafts as Meaningful Occupation
Assistive Technology and Adaptive Equipment
Basic Splinting
Wellness and Health Promotion
Life Skills
Activities of Daily Living
Work Injury Activities
Management and Practice Issues
Evidence-Based Practice
Understanding Research
Documentation
Occupational Therapy Assistant Supervision
The Occupational Therapy Assistant as Activity Director
Functional Ethics
Teamwork and Team Building
Management Issues
Professional Development
Human Developmental Chart
Standards of Practice for Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics-2000
Internet Resources
Index
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