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The Health Care Professional's Guide to Cultural Competence by Build the skills you need to understand and care for a wide diversity of patients! The Health Care Professional's Guide to Cultural Competence, 2nd Edition provides a guide to safe and effective cross-cultural care. Applying theory to practice, the book begins with an overview of clinical cultural competence. This guide shows how to apply cultural competence across diverse populations, and then in working with specific populations. Using this approach, you will develop a set of behaviours, attitudes, and policies that help you work effectively in many settings. From an expert team of authors led by Rani H. Srivastava, this guide will enhance your care of Indigenous, LGBTQ2, Black and People of Colour, and immigrant and refugee populations. UNIQUE approach looks at populations the way health care workers encounter them, not by ethno-cultural/religious labels. Accessible writing style relays information in a balanced and concise manner for undergraduate and graduate students as well as health care professionals. Multidisciplinary perspective is provided by authors who represent a variety of health disciplines and cultural identities, who may be educators or practitioners, each presenting complex ideas in understandable ways and controversial ideas in a transparent way. Cultural Considerations in Care and Cultural Competence in Action boxes integrate theory into practice and invite critical self-reflection. Teaching and learning tools include learning objectives and key terms at the beginning of each chapter, plus end-of-chapter group activities, review questions, and more. NEW! New chapters on Indigenous health, sexual and gender diversity, immigrant and refugee health, and community health are added to this edition, and new topics include cultural safety, cultural humility, the impacts of racism, working with interpreters and the use of technology, palliative care, and more. NEW! UNIQUE! Cultural competence and safety perspectives throughout the text help you to be more responsive in delivering culturally safe care, and in reaching the goal of equity and culturally competent care. NEW! Discussion of cultural issues addresses power, privilege, intersectionality, equity, advocacy, and being an ally. NEW! Up-to-date content includes the latest statistics, guidelines, research, references, and resources. NEW! Evolve website enhances your understanding with review questions, unfolding case studies, and more.
Call Number: RA418.5.T73 S75 2023
Publication Date: 2022
ACSM's Fitness Assessment Manual by Lippincott® Connect Featured Title Purchase of the new print edition of this Lippincott® Connect title includes lifetime access to the digital version of the book, plus related materials such as videos and multiple-choice Q&A and self-assessments. Published by the American College of Sports Medicine, ACSM's Fitness Assessment Manual builds on the standards established in ACSM'S Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, 11th Edition. With a focus on assessment, this new 6th edition is organized by component of fitness: body composition, cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular fitness, flexibility; and by type of testing: maximal and submaximal exercise testing, ECG, and metabolic calculations. Updated coverage throughout in a user-friendly format, makes this an essential resource for those studying to enter the fitness and rehabilitation fields, as well as those already working who need to align their practice to industry standards. New and revised content throughout, including new chapters on metabolic calculations and electrocardiography, reflects the latest standards published in ACSM'S Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, 11th Edition. New enhanced, large-format, spiral-bound design ensures fast, easy access in any setting. Laboratory activities integrated throughout the test students' knowledge and understanding of assessment methodology. Case studies challenge students to apply what they've learned and strengthen their assessment and interpretation skills. Text boxes, tables and figures clarify important information at a glance. Chapter outlines and summaries highlight key chapter concepts for fast reference. Lippincott® Connect features: Lifetime access to the digital version of the book with the ability to highlight and take notes on key passages for a more personal, efficient study experience. Carefully curated resources, such as interactive diagrams, video tutorials, organ sounds, and self-assessment, all designed to facilitate further comprehension. Lippincott® Connect also allows users to create Study Collections to further personalize the study experience. With Study Collections you can: Pool content from books across your entire library into self-created Study Collections based on discipline, procedure, organ, concept or other topics. Display related text passages, video clips and self-assessment questions from each book (if available) for efficient absorption of material. Annotate and highlight key content for easy access later. Navigate seamlessly between book chapters, sections, self-assessments, notes and highlights in a single view/page.
Call Number: GV436 .A35 2022
Publication Date: 2021
Adult physical conditions : intervention strategies for occupational therapy assistants by "The first edition ended up being one amazingly comprehensive book that could travel throughout an OTA curriculum, contain up-to-date and relevant evidence and research, and offer students a fresh perspective. We love using it with our students and have heard from so many educators that they love it too. In this second edition we kept the best parts of the first edition, but added some dramatic changes, additions, new features, new evidence, updated references, and so much more"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: RM735.3 M345 2022
Publication Date: 2022
Early's Physical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant by Binder-Ready Edition: This loose-leaf copy of the full text is a convenient, accessible, and customizable alternative to the bound book. With this binder-ready edition, students can personalize the text to match their unique needs! Master the role and skills of the OTA in caring for adults with physical disabilities! Early's Physical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant, 4th Edition is the only textbook on the rehabilitation process written specifically for OTA students and practitioners. It takes a client-centered approach, following the latest Occupational Therapy Practice Framework in addressing topics such as assessment, intervention principles, and clinical applications. New to this edition is an Intervention Principles for Feeding and Eating chapter plus the latest advances in OT technology. From a team of expert contributors led by Mary Elizabeth Patnaude, this book shows how you can succeed in the OTA role and help clients learn to perform functional tasks. Coverage of advances in OT assessment and intervention includes prosthetics and assistive technologies, along with the assessment and interventions of TBI (traumatic brain injury) problems related to cognitive and visual perception. Case studies offer snapshots of real-life situations and solutions, with many cases threaded through an entire chapter. Client-centered approach shows how to include the client when making decisions about planning and treatment, using the terminology and abbreviations from the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework. Evidence-based content includes clinical trials and outcome studies, especially those relating to intervention. Cultural diversity and cultural sensitivity information helps you understand the beliefs and customs of other cultures so you can provide appropriate care. Information on prevention addresses safety and the prevention of accidents and injury. Key terms, chapter outlines, and chapter objectives introduce the essential information in each chapter. Reading guide questions and summaries in each chapter make it easier to measure your comprehension of the material. NEW! Intervention Principles for Feeding and Eating chapter is added to this edition. NEW! Reorganization of all chapters aligns content more closely with the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework. NEW! Combined chapters make the material more concise and easier to navigate.
Call Number: RM735 .P46 2022
Publication Date: 2022
Foundations for Practice in Occupational Therapy by Now in its sixth edition, the internationally acclaimed Foundations for Practice in Occupational Therapy continues to provide a practical reference tool which is both an indispensable guide to undergraduates and a practical reference tool for clinicians in the application of models and theories to practice. Underlining the importance and clinical relevance of theory to practice, the text provides an excellent introduction to the theoretical basis of occupational therapy. Contributions are given by both academics and expert clinicians. All chapters have been revised and updated, new ones have been written and some pre-existing chapters have new authors. A refined structure uses highlight boxes to indicate the key themes and issues of each chapter and useful reflective questions to help the reader review the issues raised in the chapter. Discusses evidence-based practices and established theories but also includes contemporary developments Range of expert contributors provide an international perspective of practice Case studies highlighting the application of theory to practice Details of the latest developments and debates in the field Chapters on the various conceptual models Highlight boxes throughout indicating key themes/issues Reflective questions at the end of each chapter
Call Number: RM735 .F68 2021
Publication Date: 2020
The Essential Guide for Newly-Qualified Occupational Therapists by Starting out in practice can be difficult and confusing. This guide for newly qualified occupational therapists provides an authoritative overview of what to expect in your role and work settings, and is full of practical guidance on how to make a good start to a successful practice. With chapters by experienced practitioners in the field, it offers insights into work in paediatrics, mental health, learning disability and the acute hospital setting. Vital information is also included on difficult aspects of practice such as legislation and data protection. It signposts sources for support and resources for furthering techniques in individual areas of work. Most importantly, the book offers tips for managing a busy workload, while building the positive relationships and resilience needed for a successful career in the occupational therapy.
Call Number: RM735.4 .E775 2018
Pocket Guide to Intervention in Occupational Therapy by Pocket Guide to Intervention in Occupational Therapy, Second Edition builds upon the strengths of the first edition as a useful quick reference of occupational therapy terms and interventions regarding specific diagnoses and conditions. Occupational therapy is an evidence-based health care profession that uses scientifically based research to justify clinical practice. Interventions in hospitals, clinics, and community and school settings continue to evolve based on scientific evidence. These interventions are intended to prevent injury and maintain or improve client function. Pocket Guide to Intervention in Occupational Therapy, Second Edition by Dr. Franklin Stein and Dr. Kristine Haertl is organized around the major conditions that occupational therapists encounter in their everyday practice. These include physical, psychosocial, cognitive, geriatric, and pediatric diagnoses. Intervention guidelines are outlined for the major disabilities. In addition, there are brief descriptions of the intervention techniques that therapists use and definitions of terms that are relevant to interventions. Intervention techniques encompass the following: Non-medical techniques such as client health education or counseling Instruction in activities of daily living, modifying of environment such as in ergonomics Teaching and demonstrating arts and crafts as therapeutic activities Providing sensory stimulating activities, especially for children The appendices include an outline of essential skills for occupational therapists, general developmental guidelines, an overview of muscles and movements, orthotic devices, tables of muscles, average range of motion measurements, prime movers for upper and selected lower extremity motions, and substitutions for muscle contractions. Pocket Guide to Intervention in Occupational Therapy, Second Edition is based on the latest scientific evidence garnered from recent research studies, meta-analyses, scoping reviews, occupational therapy textbooks and their own wide experiences as a clinician, professor and researcher.
Call Number: RM735.3 .S739 2019
Publication Date: 2019
Occupational Group Therapy by OCCUPATIONAL GROUP THERAPY Occupational Group Therapy helps group leaders achieve a higher and more dynamic level of therapeutic intervention, gain a better understanding of foundational concepts and research, and utilise active techniques that have meaningful and lasting effects on their clients. This practical guide encourages readers to use and develop their skills creatively in a range of interventions, including hospital-based work with acutely ill clients, physical acute care, and rehabilitation. The text presents both the theoretical background and practical applications of occupational group therapy: core skills and concepts, styles of group leadership, clinical and ethical reasoning, and different models of therapy such as the functional group model, the model of human occupation (MOHO), and the occupational therapy interactive group model (OTIGM), alongside warm-up and ice-breaker techniques, role-play exercises, assertiveness and social skills training strategies, guidance on using psychodrama and the therapeutic spiral model (TSM) in group settings, and more. Develops the skills and self-confidence occupational therapists need to be effective group leaders Covers the functional and performance aspects necessary for occupational therapy intervention, including client handling, and structuring and communication skills. Discusses new ways of addressing common concerns and issues in various intervention settings Offers ideas and techniques for using higher-level interventions, such as psychodrama and the Therapeutic Spiral model Helps readers to design effective group experiences that allow their clients to "work on themselves" both inside and outside of the group Written by an esteemed expert with decades of practical experience in the field, with a chapter from Louise Fouché, an accomplished occupational group therapist and developer of OTIGM, and foreword by Professor Emerita Sharon Brintnell, former President of World Federation of Occupational Therapy (WFOT): Occupational Group Therapy is a must-have teaching manual and guide for undergraduate and post-graduate occupational therapy students, and for practitioners looking to increase their use of group work as a therapeutic intervention.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2021
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