Management and Administration for the OTA: Leadership and Application Skills / Edition 1
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Management and Administration for the OTA: Leadership and Application Skills / Edition 1

Management and Administration for the OTA: Leadership and Application Skills / Edition 1

by Karen Jacobs


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781630910655
Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/01/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 122,292
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Karen Jacobs, EdD, OTR/L, CPE, FAOTA, is a clinical professor of occupational therapy and the program director of the online post-professional doctorate in occupational therapy program at Boston University. She has worked at Boston University for 31 years and has expertise in the development and instruction of online graduate courses.
Karen earned a doctoral degree at the University of Massachusetts, a master of science degree from Boston University, and a bachelor of arts degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.
Karen is a past president and vice president of the American Occupational Therapy Association. She is a 2005 recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship to the University of Akureyri in Akuryeri, Iceland. Karen also received the 2009 Award of Merit from the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists; the Award of Merit from the American Occupational Therapy Association in 2003; and the 2011 Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lectureship Award. The title of her Slagle Lecture was “PromOTing Occupational Therapy: Words, Images, and Action.”
In addition to being an occupational therapist, Karen is also a certified professional ergonomist  and the founding editor-in-chief of the international, interprofessional journal WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation (IOS Press, The Netherlands) and is a consultant in ergonomics, marketing, and entrepreneurship.

Table of Contents

About the Editor
Contributing Authors
Foreword by Melissa J. Tilton, BS, COTA/L, ROH
Chapter 1          Contexts and Health Care
                            Ann McCullough, BA
Chapter 2          Leadership and Advocacy
                            Sarah McKinnon, MS, OTR/L
Chapter 3          Credentialing
                            Karen Brady, DEd, OTR/L and Lisa Burns, PhD, OTR/L
Chapter 4          Reimbursement
                            Barbara Larson, MA, OTR/L, FAOTA
Chapter 5          Marketing and Promoting
                            Karen Jacobs, EdD, OTR/L, CPE, FAOTA
Chapter 6          Documentation and Quality Improvement
                            Brenda Kennell, BS, MA, OTR/L
Chapter 7          Supervision
                            Christi Vicino, MA, OTA/L
Chapter 8          Fieldwork
                            Julie Ann Nastasi, ScD, OTD, OTR/L, SCLV, FAOTA
Chapter 9          Communication Skills: Health Literacy
                            Nancy W. Doyle, OTD, OTR/L
Chapter 10        Ethics
                            Kimberly Erler, MS, OTR/L
Chapter 11        The Importance of Scholarship and Scholarly Practice for the OTA
                            Linda Niemeyer, OT, PhD
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