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Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants. Edition No. 4

  • ID: 3683715
  • Book
  • 672 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Learn to provide effective therapy for children and adolescents with Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants, 4th Edition. This market-leading text offers a comprehensive, application-focused guide to pediatric occupational therapy assisting by incorporating the AOTA Practice Framework. The text's focused and easy-to-use approach to pediatrics covers everything from the scope of practice to in-depth coverage of normal development, pediatric health conditions, and treatment planning. This new edition has also been thoroughly updated and expanded to include new content and chapters on community systems, physical agent modalities, the Model of Human Occupation assessments, childhood obesity, documentation, neurodevelopmental treatment, and concepts of elongation.

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  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 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
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Solomon, Jean W. Occupational Therapist, Berkeley County School District, Moncks Corner, SC.

O'Brien, Jane Clifford Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy Department, Westbrook College of Health Professions, University of New England, Portland, ME.
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