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Occupation-Based Activity Analysis / Edition 2

Occupation-Based Activity Analysis / Edition 2

by H. Thomas


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617119675
Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/01/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 70,452
Product dimensions: 10.90(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Heather Thomas, PhD, OTR/L is Assistant Professor at Loma Linda University in Southern California. She has taught activity analysis in the occupational therapy master’s degree program since 2004. After obtaining her master’s degree in occupational therapy from the University of Southern California in 1998, she studied health care administration at Trident University and gained her PhD in health science in 2011. Thomas focuses her clinical work in the adult acute and acute rehabilitation settings. From 2000 to 2002, she was the Director of the Assistive Technology Center and from 2007 to 2008, she served as the Director of Occupational Therapy at Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation in Pomona California. She is actively involved in the Occupational Therapy Association of California, and has presented at state and American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) conferences. She currently serves as the California AOTA representative. Expanding occupational therapy’s reach into underserved areas, she volunteers in Haiti to work with those who had been injured during an earthquake that occurred in 2010. A yoga instructor for many years, she now enjoys practicing yoga at home in Los Angeles, snow skiing, learning new occupations, and participating in social activities with friends and family.

Table of Contents



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Section I        Activity Analysis


Chapter 1             What Is Activity Analysis?


Chapter 2             What Are We Analyzing?

Chapter 3             Sequence and Timing

Chapter 4             Objects, Space, and Social Demands

Chapter 5             Required Body Functions

Chapter 6             Required Body Structures

Chapter 7             Required Actions/Performance Skills


Section II      Occupation-Based Activity Analysis

Chapter 8             The Client: The Key to Conducting an Occupation-Based Activity Analysis

Chapter 9             Grading and Adapting


Appendix A: Blank Forms and Activities

Appendix B: Blank Activity Analysis Forms

Appendix C: Completed Activity Analysis Form



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