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cover image - Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,5th Edition
ISBN: 9780323610278
Page Count: 680
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $75.99

Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition

by Jean W. Solomon, MHS, OTR/L and Jane Clifford O'Brien, PhD, MS, EdL, OTR/L, FAOTA

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,5th Edition
ISBN: 9780323610278
Page Count: 680
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $75.99
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Learn to provide effective therapy for children and adolescents! Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants, 5th Edition covers the entire scope of pediatric OT practice, from normal childhood development to pediatric disorders and treatment planning. Case studies and helpful tips reinforce your understanding and make it easier to apply OT principles to the clinical setting. This edition is thoroughly updated with online videos and new coverage of community systems, physical agent modalities, childhood obesity, Model of Human Occupation assessments, and Kinesio Taping®. Written by noted OTA educators Jean Solomon and Jane O'Brien, this resource is both a comprehensive textbook and a practical clinical reference!

    • Hundreds of case examples provide snapshots of real-life situations and solutions, helping you apply key concepts in a real-life setting.
    • UNIQUE! Clinical Pearls boxes highlight practical advice from the authors and contributors, sharing what they have learned from years of experience.
    • Coverage of evidence-based practice includes clinical trials and outcome studies, especially those relating to evaluation and intervention.
    • Coverage of cultural diversity and sensitivity issues addresses the many different groups of people that OTAs treat in practice.
    • Information on preventive care takes the role of the OTA beyond intervention and treatment. 
    • Family-centered perspective uses the terminology of the AOTA Practice Framework in showing how to tailor your treatment to meet the needs of children from different environments.
    • Key terms, outlines, and objectives at the beginning of each chapter prepare readers for the information they're expected to learn from the chapter.
    • Content reviews and questions at the end of each chapter summarize key concepts and help you assess your understanding.
    • Suggested activities in each chapter help readers to bridge the gap between the classroom and the clinic by exploring realistic situations.
    • UNIQUE! Learning resources on the Evolve companion website include video clips and review questions, reinforcing your understanding and demonstrating how concepts apply to actual practice.
    • NEW! Every Moment Counts content is added to The Occupational Therapy Process chapter, promoting pediatric mental health.
    • NEW! Coverage of educational expectations is added to the Educational System chapter.
    • NEW! Coverage of "signature" constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) is added to Cerebral Palsy chapter.
    • NEW photographs and illustrations are added throughout the book.
    • NEW video clips on the Evolve companion website show the typical development of children/adolescents.
    • NEW! Extensive assessment and abbreviations appendices are added to Evolve.
    • NEW! Expanded glossary is added to Evolve.
  • 1. Scope of Practice
    2. Family Systems
    3. Medical System
    4. Educational System
    5. Community Practice
    6. Principles of Normal Development
    7. Development of Performance Skills
    8. Development of Occupations
    9. Adolescent Development: Becoming an Adolescent, Becoming an Adult
    10. The Occupational Therapy Process
    11. Anatomy and Physiology for the Pediatric Practitioner
    12. Neuroanatomy for the Pediatric Practitioner
    13. Pediatric Health Conditions
    14. Childhood and Adolescent Psychosocial and Mental Health Disorders
    15. Childhood and Adolescent Obesity
    16. Intellectual Disabilities
    17. Cerebral Palsy
    18. Positioning and Handling: An Neurodevelopmental Approach
    19. Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and Sleep/Rest
    20. Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
    21. Play and Playfulness
    22. Functional Task at School: Handwriting
    23. Therapeutic Media: Activity with Purpose
    24. Motor Control and Motor Learning
    25. Sensory Processing/Integration and Occupation
    26. Applying the Model of Human Occupation to Pediatric Practice
    27. Assistive Technology
    28. Orthoses, Orthosis Fabrication, and Elastic Therapeutic Taping for the Pediatric Population
    29. Animal-Assisted Therapy
    30. Glossary
    31. Index
  • Jean W. Solomon, MHS, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist, Berkeley County School District, Moncks Corner, SC and Jane Clifford O'Brien, PhD, MS, EdL, OTR/L, FAOTA, Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy Department, Westbrook College of Health Professions, University of New England, Portland, Maine
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