Physical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 3rd Edition

Physical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

3rd Edition

By Mary Beth Early, MS, OTR/L, Professor, Occupational Therapy Assistant Program, LaGuardia Community College, The City University of New York, Long Island City, NY


Part I: History and Foundations

1. Brief History of OT and Role of the OTA in Physical Disabilities Practice

2. OT and Physical Disabilities: Scope, Theory, and Approaches to Practice

3. Psychosocial Aspects of Physical Disability

4. Infection Control and Safety Issues in the Clinic

Part II: Framework and Process

5. Occupational Therapy Process: Evaluation and Intervention in Physical Dysfunction

6. Documentation of OT Services

Part III: Assessment of Client Factors

7. Assessment of Motor Control and Functional Motion

8. Assessment of Joint Range of Motion

9. Assessment of Muscle Strength

10. Assessment of Sensation, Perception and Cognition

Part IV: Intervention and Principles

11. Teaching and Learning in Occupational Therapy

12. Habits of Health and Wellness

13. Occupations, Purposeful Activities, Preparatory Activities

Part V: Performance in Areas of Occupation

14. Activities and Occupations of Daily Living

15. Assistive Technology

16. Moving in the Environment: Functional Mobility, Transfer Training, Wheelchairs, Driving

17. Sexuality: An Activity of Daily Living

18. Work

19. Promoting Engagement in Leisure and Social Participation

Part VI: Interventions for Performance Skills and Client Factors

20. The Special Needs of the Older Adult

21. Hand Splinting

22. Sensorimotor Approaches to Treatment

23. Interventions for Deficits in Vision and Other Sensory Functions

24. Interventions for Disturbances in Perception and Cognition

Part VII: Clinical Applications

25. Cerebrovascular Accident

26. Traumatic Brain Injury

27. Degenerative Diseases of the Central Nervous System

28. Spinal Cord Injury

29. Neurogenic and Myopathic Dysfunction

30. Arthritic Diseases

31. Acute Hand Injuries

32. Hip Fractures and Lower Extremity Joint Replacement

33. Burns

34. Amputations and Prosthetics

35. Cardiac and Dysfunction and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

36. Oncology

37. HIV Infection and AIDS