OT Student Primer: A Guide to College Success / Edition 1

OT Student Primer: A Guide to College Success / Edition 1

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by Karen, Ed. Sladyk Ed.
     
 

This text provides you with all you need to know about becoming an OT or COTA. It contains the basic information that is then built upon OT education. The process of learning OT theories, techniques, terminolog y, and concepts is challenging and this book addresses the core unders tanding of the profession that all students should know as they embark on their OT

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This text provides you with all you need to know about becoming an OT or COTA. It contains the basic information that is then built upon OT education. The process of learning OT theories, techniques, terminolog y, and concepts is challenging and this book addresses the core unders tanding of the profession that all students should know as they embark on their OT careers. This book is designed to be a companion to refer to for both OT students and clinicians. It provides essential informa tion not found in textbooks. It addresses OT specific issues in the co ntext of what OT students are learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556423185
Publisher:
SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
348
Sales rank:
776,445
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Contents 

Section I- General Information
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Understanding OT
Chapter 3. The American Occupational Therapy Association
Chapter 4. OT and Political Action
Chapter 5. OT Financial Aid and Scholarships 

Section II- Student Skills
Chapter 6. Learning as a College Student
Chapter 7. Learning as an OT Student
Chapter 8. OT Papers, Projects, and Presentations
Chapter 9. What To Do If You May Not Pass
Chapter 10. Successful Self-Management
Chapter 11. OT Students With Disabilities
Chapter 12. Life Beyond OT School 

Section III- Occupational Therapy Skills
Chapter 13. Uniform Terminology and Activity Analysis
Chapter 14. Understanding Frames of Reference
Chapter 15. Working With Members of a Treatment Team
Chapter 16. Medical Terminology for the OT Student
Chapter 17. Documentation Skills
Chapter 18. Goniometry
Chapter 19. Therapeutic Communication
Chapter 20. Universal Precautions
Chapter 21. Ethics for Students
Chapter 22. Clinical Skills: Precautions and Techniques 

Section IV- Transition Skills
Chapter 23. Fieldwork Challenges
Chapter 24. Certification and Résumé Writing
Chapter 25. Interviewing and Networking for Your First Job
Chapter 26. Graduate School and Continuing Education 

Appendices

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