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Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults by Look no further for the book that provides the information essential for successful practice in the rapidly growing field of gerontological occupational therapy! Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults is a new, comprehensive text edited by OT and gerontological experts Karen Frank Barney and Margaret Perkinson that takes a unique interdisciplinary and collaborative approach in covering every major aspects of geriatric gerontological occupational therapy practice. With 30 chapters written by 70 eminent leaders in gerontology and OT, this book covers the entire continuum of care for the aging population along with special considerations for this rapidly growing demographic. This innovative text also covers topical issues spanning the areas of ethical approaches to treatment; nutrition and oral health concerns; pharmacological issues; low vision interventions; assistive technology supports; and more to ensure readers are well versed in every aspect of this key practice area. UNIQUE! Intraprofessional and interprofessional approach to intervention emphasizes working holistically and collaboratively in serving older adults. Case examples help you learn to apply new information to actual patient situations. Questions at the end of each chapter can be used for discussion or other learning applications. Chapter on evidence-based practice discusses how to incorporate evidence into the clinical setting. Chapter on ethics provides a deeper understanding of how to address challenging ethical dilemmas. UNIQUE! Chapter on the wide range of physiological changes among the aging patient population highlights related occupational performance issues. UNIQUE! Chapter on oral health explores the challenges faced by older adults.
Call Number: RC953.8.O22 O23 2016
Publication Date: 2015-12-09
How to Develop Your Healthcare Career by An informative guide to all key aspects of employability for graduating students, educators, managers, and qualified healthcare professionals. Written specifically for health professionals, focusing on their needs and the challenges they face, maximising employability potential, and managing career progression. Packed full of potential interview questions, reflection opportunities, and case studies throughout Includes chapter on Professionalism, Continuing Professional Development (CPD), and Leadership
Call Number: e-book
Publication Date: 2016-01-22
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Quick Reference Dictionary for Occupational Therapy by A leading resource for over a decade, Quick Reference Dictionary for Occupational Therapy has provided occupational therapy professionals and students with pertinent information right at their fingertips. Revised and updated into a Fifth Edition, this pocket size resource includes the latest information in the field of occupational therapy. Within the Fifth Edition of Quick Reference Dictionary for Occupational Therapy, over 3,800 terms are defined (over 250 more than last edition) and 61 appendices are included (including 7 new). Quick Reference Dictionary for Occupational Therapy, Fifth Edition by Dr. Karen Jacobs and Laela Jacobs is the only comprehensive dictionary available specifically for occupational therapy. The handy dictionary provides a quick reference to words, their definitions, and important resources that are used in daily practice and academic training. Its convenient size makes it easy to use whether you're in the clinic or at school. Features of the Fifth Edition: * Glossary of terms from the American Occupational Therapy Association's Occupational Therapy Practice Framework 2 * Terms from occupational science * Glossary of terms from the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists' Enabling Occupation II * Expanded and updated appendices - more user-friendly! Some New Appendices Include: * Burn chart--Rule of Nines * Positive language * Nutrition basics * Visual impairment * Definitions of occupational therapy Occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistants, clinicians, faculty and students will benefit from the easy-to-use format and updated information that Quick Reference Dictionary for Occupational Therapy, Fifth Edition has to offer. It is a must have for all in occupational therapy.
Call Number: RM735 .J345 2009
Publication Date: 2009-04-15
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