Occupational Therapy: Principles and Practice / Edition 3

Occupational Therapy: Principles and Practice / Edition 3

by Alice Punwar, Suzanne Peloquin
     
 


Written in casual, narrative style, this edition contains five new chapters, new case studies, new clinical stories, and discussion questions focusing on ethical, legal, and interpersonal issues. The text introduces students to occupational therapy and to career opportunities in the field. Using clinical examples and case studies, this edition provides a realistic… See more details below

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Written in casual, narrative style, this edition contains five new chapters, new case studies, new clinical stories, and discussion questions focusing on ethical, legal, and interpersonal issues. The text introduces students to occupational therapy and to career opportunities in the field. Using clinical examples and case studies, this edition provides a realistic look at the complementary roles of the registered occupational therapist (OTR) and the certified occupational therapy assistants (COTA). Occupational Therapy: Principles and Practice illustrates the OT process within various practice settings, including the acute care hospital, public school, and home health practice. Other topics include current and prospective issues in the field, the U.S. health care system, influences/implications of managed care, and the international OT market. All charts/tables reflect current statistics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780683304534
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
03/01/2000
Edition description:
Third
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Sect. IAn Overview of Occupational Therapy1
1Defining Occupational Therapy3
2The Philosophy of Occupational Therapy7
3The Development of Occupational Therapy21
4Occupation As Therapy: Activity As a Therapeutic Tool39
Sect. IIPreparing for Practice53
5Professional Education and Credentialling Patterns55
6Roles and Functions of the Occupational Therapist and the Occupational Therapy Assistant65
Sect. IIIThe World of Occupational Therapy Practice75
7Understanding Health Care in the United States77
8The Art and Science of Practice93
9The Spirit and the Work of Teams109
10Psychosocial Practice123
Case Study
11Practice in the Acute Care Hospital139
Case Study
12Adult Rehabilitation Practice147
Case Study
13Developmental Disabilities Practice159
Case Study
14Public School Practice175
Case Study
15Elder Care187
Case Study
16Practice In Home Health Care203
Case Study
17Lifework in Occupational Therapy: Advanced Career Choices219
Sect. IVProfessional Resources and Contemporary Trends235
18Occupational Therapy Organizations237
19International Occupational Therapy249
20Contemporary Issues and Trends261
Glossary277
App.: Sources for Current Information287
Index291

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