Prepare for success in OT practice with a complete overview of the profession! Introduction to Occupational Therapy, 5th Edition helps you master the roles and responsibilities of the OT practitioner. Content promotes evidence-based OT practice, from client evaluation to planning interventions and goals to reaching optimal outcomes. Youll also learn valuable skills in clinical reasoning and in providing occupational therapy across the clients entire lifespan. Written by experienced educator and author Jane Clifford OBrien, this comprehensive resource discusses todays OT treatment settings and adds a new chapter on cultural competence.
Complete coverage of OT practice prepares you for care in areas such as adult, pediatric, geriatric, and mental health.
A broad perspective fits the needs of both Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant students.
Case studies and activities in each chapter help you apply concepts and develop problem-solving skills.
Emphasis on evidence-based practice helps you learn to think logically and use research literature to formulate diagnoses and treatment plans.
The OT Practice Framework provides a sound basis for decision making, defining occupational therapy areas of concern and the OT process.
Chapter objectives, key terms, chapter summaries, and review questions highlight important content in each chapter.
Student resources on the Evolve companion website include review questions with answers along with crossword puzzles to reinforce what youve learned in the book.