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Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants. Edition No. 5

  • ID: 5018908
  • Book
  • October 2020
  • 680 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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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!

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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 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
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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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