Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants, 3e

Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants, 3e

by Jean W. Solomon MHS OTR/L

ISBN-10: 0323059104
ISBN-13: 9780323059107
Publisher: Mosby
Edition: 3 - 2011

Book Description
  • Utilizes a family-centered perspective, using the terminology of the AOTA Practice Framework, which focuses on tailoring the OT approach to meet the needs of children within the context of their own environments.
  • Includes evidence-based content such as clinical trials and outcome studies that demonstrate the basis for OTA best practices.
  • Presents case examples that show how key concepts apply to real-life situations.
  • UNIQUE! Features expert advice and tips from the authors and contributors in highlighted Clinical Pearls boxes.
  • Addresses cultural diversity and sensitivity to introduce you to the wide groups of people that OTAs treat.
  • Incorporates prevention as a role OTA’s have in addition to intervention and treatment.
  • Contains suggested activities in each chapter that help bridge the gap between the classroom and the clinic.
  • Prepares you for the information you’re expected to learn from the chapter with key terms, chapter outlines, and chapter objectives at the beginning of each chapter.
  • Helps you assess and evaluate what you’ve learned with review questions and summaries at the end of each chapter.
  • UNIQUE! Evolve website offers a variety of video clips and learning activities to help reinforce the material you learn in the text.
  • UNIQUE! Demonstrates how concepts apply to practice with video clips on the Evolve website that exhibit pediatric clients involved in a variety of occupational therapy interventions.
  • UNIQUE! Prepares you for new career opportunities with content on emerging practice areas such as community systems.
  • UNIQUE! Offers new assessment and intervention strategies with the addition of content on Model of Human Occupation (MOHO) assessments and physical agent modalities (PAMS).
  • Provides the latest information on current trends and issues such as childhood obesity, documentation, neurodevelopmental treatment (NDT), and concepts of elongation.