Occupational Therapy Essentials for Clinical Competence by Karen Jacobs EdD OTR/L CPE FAOTA, Nancy MacRae MS OTR/L

By Karen Jacobs EdD OTR/L CPE FAOTA, Nancy MacRae MS OTR/L FAOTA, Karen Sladyk PhD OTR/L FAOTA

Building at the starting place of the 1st version, Occupational treatment necessities for medical Competence, moment Edition is still certain in layout through the use of the hot 2011 ACOTE criteria as a blueprint to intricately define a course of action for the present perform of occupational therapy.

Occupation, theory-driven, evidence-based, and client-centered perform remain the center of the occupation and is the critical concentration of the Second Edition of Occupational treatment necessities for scientific Competence.

Dr. Karen Jacobs, Nancy MacRae, and Dr. Karen Sladyk, in addition to greater than 60 participants, have assigned every one bankruptcy an ACOTE normal and all ACOTE criteria are addressed all through this forward-thinking and accomplished new moment Edition.

Occupational treatment necessities for scientific Competence, moment Edition introduces each subject priceless for competence as an entry-level practitioner. diverse views are supplied in each one bankruptcy with constant references made to the relevance of qualified occupational remedy assistant roles and responsibilities.

Inside Occupational remedy necessities for scientific Competence, each one bankruptcy has been reinforced with updated evidence-based details. the second one variation keeps to have scholar and school actions, evidence-based charts, multiple-choice questions, and PowerPoint displays. Appendices additionally offer proper details in an simply available manner.

Some new chapters contained in the moment version include:

• Interprofessional schooling and practice
• Occupational treatment perform Framework
• that means and dynamic of occupational and activity
• reviews and interventions to augment leisure and sleep
• Telehealth
• Grants
• specialist presentations
• rising components of practice

To increase consistency, Dr. Gail Bloom has built and features a selection of a number of selection questions and PowerPoint displays for every bankruptcy that would let scholars to with a bit of luck study and get ready for the NBCOT certification exam.

Occupational remedy necessities for scientific Competence, moment Edition is still acceptable for OT and OTA scholars, either firstly and the tip in their schooling. Chapters could be assigned to scholars to offer to their friends, with the expectancy that they are going to have a fascinating and enjoyable job to aid their friends with program of the material.

Occupational remedy necessities for scientific Competence, moment Edition accommodates grownup studying concept as its foundation to help in constructing cognitive curiosity. All occupational therapists and occupational treatment assistants will welcome this particular organizational layout of grouping recommendations jointly to enhance and facilitate learning.

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Authority is important to them, and they will tend to look to the professional for decisions and directions. • It may be important for practitioners to share their credentials and accomplishments with the client so that authority may be established. • It may be more difficult to provide a client-centered approach to interventions because of the expectation that the authority figure (the practitioner) will make the decisions. • It may be more difficult to develop an empowered or participatory power relationship with the client.

The OTPF states that “[c]ontext refers to a variety of interrelated conditions within and surrounding the client…[that] exert a strong influence on performance” (AOTA, 2008, p. 642). This document identifies two environmental and four contextual conditions that an occupational therapy practitioner must consider when working with a client. One of these is culture. The OTPF defines culture as the “customs, beliefs, activity patterns, behavior standards, and expectations accepted by the society of which the individual is a member” (p.

The time we rise in the morning, the food we choose to eat (or do not eat), the utensils we use (or do not use), what time of the day we eat, how much time we take to have a meal, and whether we stand or sit, or eat alone or with others are all influenced by one’s cultural group and expectations. Not only are we influenced by the culture into which we are born (family, community, society), we are also affected by the subcultures to which we choose to belong. These may include groups from our church, synagogue, or temple; our college and occupational therapy program; our cohort of friends; our biking or hiking group; or our gym companions.

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