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ISBN: 9780323824118
Page Count: 400
Imprint: Mosby
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Occupational Therapy with Older Adults - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition

by Helene Lohman, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Amy L. Shaffer, Ed. D, COTA/L, CPAM and Patricia J. Watford, OTD, MS, OTR/L

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780323824118
Page Count: 400
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $74.99
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Give students the focused foundation they need to successfully work with older adults. Occupational Therapy with Older Adults: Strategies for the OTA, 5th Edition is the only comprehensive book on occupational therapy with older adults designed specifically for the occupational therapy assistant. It provides in-depth coverage of each aspect of geriatric practice — from wellness and prevention to managing chronic conditions. Expert authors Helene Lohman, Amy Shaffer, and Patricia Watford offer an unmatched discussion of diverse populations and the latest on geriatric policies and procedures in this fast-growing area of practice. Students will come away with a strong foundation in aging trends and strategies for older adult care, in addition to having a deep understanding of emerging areas such as low-vision rehabilitation, driving and mobility issues, Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, new technological advancements, elder abuse, health literacy, public policy, dignity therapy, and more. Evidence briefs and numerous case studies help students learn to apply all the information they learn to real-life practice. It's the focused, evidence-based, and client-centered approach that every occupational therapy assistant needs to effectively care for today's older adult patients.

    • UNIQUE! Focused coverage emphasizes the importance of the role of an OTA in providing care for older adults.
    • UNIQUE! Coverage of diverse populations, including cultural and gender diversity, prepares OTAs to work with older adults using cultural sensitivity.
    • UNIQUE! Critical topic discussions examine concepts such as telehealth, wellness, and health literacy.
    • Interdisciplinary approach highlights the importance of collaboration between the OT and the OTA, specifically demonstrating how an OTA should work with an OT in caring for older adults.
    • Case studies at the end of chapters help to prepare for situations encountered in practice.
    • NEW! An ebook version is included with print purchase and allows access to all the text, figures, and references, with the ability to search, customize content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud.
    • NEW! Evidence Nuggets sections highlight the latest research to inform practice.
    • NEW! Tech Talk feature in many chapters examines the latest technology resources.
    • Revised content throughout provides the most current information needed to be an effective practitioner.
    • Updated references ensure the content is current and applicable for today’s practice.
  • CONCEPTS OF AGING

    AGING TRENDS AND CONCEPTS

    BIOLOGICAL AND SOCIAL THEORIES OF AGING

    THE AGING PROCESS

    PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF AGING

    AGING WELL: HEALTH PROMOTION AND DISEASE PREVENTION

    THE REGULATION OF PUBLIC POLICY FOR ELDERS

    OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY INTERVENTION WITH ELDERS

    OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PRACTICE MODELS

    OPPORTUNITIES FOR BEST PRACTICE IN VARIOUS SETTINGS

    CULTURAL DIVERSITY OF THE AGING POPULATION

    ETHICAL ASPECTS IN THE WORK WITH ELDERS

    WORKING WITH FAMILIES AND CAREGIVERS OF ELDERS

    ADDRESSING SEXUAL ACTIVITY OF ELDERS

    USE OF MEDICATIONS BY ELDERS

    CONSIDERATIONS OF MOBILITY

    WORKING WITH ELDERS WHO HAVE VISION IMPAIRMENTS

    WORKING WITH ELDERS WHO HAVE HEARING IMPAIRMENTS

    STRATEGIES TO MAINTAIN CONTINENCE IN ELDERS

    DYSPHAGIA AND OTHER EATING AND NUTRITIONAL CONCERNS WITH ELDERS

    WORKING WITH ELDERS WHO HAVEHAD CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENTS

    WORKING WITH ELDERS WHO HAVE DEMENTIA AND ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

    WORKING WITH ELDERS WHO HAVE PSYCHIATRIC CONDITIONS

    WORKING WITH ELDERS WHO HAVE ORTHOPEDIC CONDITIONS

    WORKING WITH ELDERS WHO HAVE CARDIOVASCULAR CONDITIONS

    WORKING WITH ELDERS WHO HAVE PULMONARY CONDITIONS

    WORKING WITH ELDERS WHO HAVE ONCOLOGICAL CONDITIONS

    GLOSSARY

    INDEX

  • Helene Lohman, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska., Amy L. Shaffer, Ed. D, COTA/L, CPAM and Patricia J. Watford, OTD, MS, OTR/L
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