BN.com Gift Guide

Occupational Therapy as a Career: An Introduction to the Field and a Structured Method for Observation

Overview

This book can be used in several ways:
as a tool for educators or clinicians supervising OT observation by prospective students
as a way to enhance Level 1 Fieldwork, especially in areas where it is difficult to find appropriate sites
as a resource to help prospective students determine if OT is their best career path

"...explains what occupational therapy is, how it differs from physical therapy,...

See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (9) from $1.99   
  • New (4) from $80.00   
  • Used (5) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$80.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(188)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$195.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(188)

Condition: New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$195.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(188)

Condition: New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$200.49
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(303)

Condition: New
Brand New Item.

Ships from: Chatham, NJ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Sending request ...

Overview

This book can be used in several ways:
as a tool for educators or clinicians supervising OT observation by prospective students
as a way to enhance Level 1 Fieldwork, especially in areas where it is difficult to find appropriate sites
as a resource to help prospective students determine if OT is their best career path

"...explains what occupational therapy is, how it differs from physical therapy, how OTs interact with other health- care professionals, & more...with worksheets, exercises, & advice on selecting the program & applying to the school."

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
An introductory text for prospective students thinking about a career in occupational therapy (OT). Topics include how OT differs from physical therapy, how OT professionals interact with other health care professionals, advice for meaningful OT observation, and how to select OT programs and schools. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803603875
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 5/28/1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 156
  • Product dimensions: 5.96 (w) x 8.91 (h) x 0.35 (d)

Table of Contents

1 How to Use This Book 3
2 What Is Occupational Therapy? 9
3 Health Professionals Related to Occupational Therapy 13
4 What Is the Difference Between Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy? 29
5 How Do I Decide if Occupational Therapy is the Right Career for Me? 34
6 Current Working Conditions Within the Profession of Occupational Therapy 38
7 OTR and COTA Role Delineation 43
8 How to Compare Occupational Therapy Schools 45
9 How to Apply to Occupational Therapy School 50
10 Pretest for Observation Experience 55
11 Professional Behavior Checklist 56
12 Professional Feedback Forms 58
13 Guidelines for Interaction with Patients 64
14 Observation Assignment List 66
15 Observation Orientation Documentation 68
16 Confidentiality Statement 70
17 Preobservation Assessment 72
18 Professional Terminology Exercise 75
19 Observation Worksheet for Practice Areas 81
20 Observing a Therapist 93
21 Patient Observation Tracking Sheet 96
22 Adaptive Equipment Scavenger Hunt 97
23 Time Management and Scheduling 99
24 Observer and Supervisor Weekly Report Form 102
25 Release of Information Form 103
26 Supervisor's Evaluation of Observation Experience 104
27 Observer's Evaluation of Experience 107
28 Posttest of Observation Experience 111
29 Adaptive Equipment Matching Activity 115
30 Disability Experience Exercise 118
31 Discussion of Occupational Therapy Assessment and Treatment of Simulated Disabilities 131
32 Observation Experiences Without an OT 135
33 Career Opportunity Assignment 141
34 Goodbye and Good Luck! 145
Appendices 147
Additional Resources 149
Answers For Quizzes 151
High School Courses Helpful in Preparing for an Occupational Therapy Education 152
Index 155
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)