NBCOT COTA Exam Secrets

Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
ISBN: 1609710193
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Medical

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** NBCOT-COTA Exam Secrets helps you ace the Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Examination, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive NBCOT-COTA Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. NBCOT-COTA Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to NBCOT Test Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive review including: Nervous System, Signs and Symptoms, Major Hormones, Respiratory System, Cardiac Review, Psychological Processes, Reflex Development, Grief Process, Mental Health GAF Scale, Stages of Dementia, Psychosocial Development, Cognitive Development, Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, Nutrient Review, Pediatric Conditions, Musculoskeletal Conditions, Organ Functions, Pathological Conditions, Basic Tissues, Special Tests, Exercise Principles, Brachial Plexus, Normal Lab Values, Modalities, Developmental Milestones, MET Review, Home Environment, Upper Extremity Review, Wheelchair Seating and Positioning, and much more...

The COTA Examination Review Guide

Author: Caryn Johnson
Publisher: F A Davis Company
ISBN: 0803608446
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Medical

"Excellent format and effective rationale for each item answers. Graduates have recommended this textbook strongly as a reliable resource to study for the certification exam. Keep up the good work!" -- Saritza Guzman-Sardina, OTA Program, Polk Community College, Winter Haven, Florida Questions in the 4th exam are grouped by population

Occupational Therapy Examination Review Guide

Author: Caryn R Johnson
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803645141
Release Date: 2015-05-27
Genre: Medical

Rely on the guide that has helped thousands of students pass their exams with exactly the practice they need. The 4th Edition mirrors the latest NBCOT exam blueprint and the question formats—multiple-choice and simulation at the difficulty level and in the decision-making style of the actual exam. More than 1,000 questions in five practice exams help you identify your strengths and weaknesses while you improve your test-taking performance.

Preparing for the Occupational Therapy National Board Exam 45 Days and Counting

Author: Rosanne Dizazzo-Miller
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284072457
Release Date: 2016-10-14
Genre: Medical

Preparing for the Occupational Therapy National Board Exam: 45 Days and Counting is a comprehensive overview for occupational therapy students preparing to take the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) exam.

Physical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant E Book

Author: Mary Beth Early
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323266413
Release Date: 2013-08-07
Genre: Medical

Covering the scope, theory, and approaches to the practice of occupational therapy, Physical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant, 3rd Edition prepares you to care for adults who have physical disabilities. It takes a client-centered approach, following the latest OT Practice framework as it defines your role as an OTA in physical dysfunction practice. New to this edition is coverage of polytrauma, advances in prosthetics and assistive technologies, and assessment and interventions of traumatic brain injury problems related to cognitive and visual perception. Written by respected educator Mary Beth Early, Physical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant helps you develop skills in the assessment of client factors, intervention principles, and clinical reasoning. Case studies offer snapshots of real-life situations and solutions, with many threaded throughout an entire chapter. A client-centered approach allows you to include the client when making decisions about planning and treatment, using the terminology set forth by the 2008 Occupational Therapy Practice Framework. Evidence-based content includes clinical trials and outcome studies, especially those relating to intervention. 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. Information on prevention is incorporated throughout the book, especially in the Habits on Health and Wellness chapter. Cultural diversity/sensitivity information helps you learn about the beliefs and customs of other cultures so you can provide appropriate care. An Evolve companion website reinforces learning with resources such as review questions, forms for practice, crossword puzzles, and other learning activities. New content on the latest advances in OT assessment and intervention includes prosthetics and assistive technologies, and updated assessment and interventions of TBI (traumatic brain injury) problems related to cognitive and visual perception.

Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants

Author: Jean W. Solomon
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323394291
Release Date: 2015-09-14
Genre: Medical

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. UNIQUE! Video clips on the Evolve companion website show pediatric clients involved in a variety of occupational therapy interventions to demonstrate how concepts apply to actual practice. UNIQUE! Clinical Pearls boxes highlight expert advice and tips from the authors and contributors. Case examples provide snapshots of real-life situations to show how key concepts apply to real-life situations. Evidence-based content incorporates clinical trials and outcome studies to demonstrate the evidentiary basis for OTA practice. Inclusion of cultural diversity and sensitivity issues familiarize readers with the diverse groups of people that OTAs treat in practice. Incorporation of prevention information demonstrates that the OTA’s role goes beyond intervention and treatment. Family-centered perspective uses the terminology of the AOTA Practice Framework to focus on tailoring the OT approach to meet the needs of children within the context of their own environments. Review questions and summaries at the end of each chapter help readers assess and evaluate what they have learned. Suggested activities in each chapter help readers bridge the gap between the classroom and the clinic. Key terms, chapter outlines, and chapter objectives at the beginning of each chapter prepare readers for the information they’re expected to learn from the chapter. User resources on Evolve companion site include a variety of activities to help reinforce the material in the text, including: video clips and review questions. NEW! Content on emerging areas of practice (such as community systems) broadens readers’ awareness of where interventions for children can take place. NEW! Content on physical agent modalities (PAMS) outlines the theory and application of PAMS as used by OTAs with pediatric clients. NEW! Pediatric MOHO assessments that are now available in the chapter on Model of Human Occupation (MOHO) assessments describe how these assessments can help with intervention. NEW! Content on childhood obesity, documentation, neurodevelopmental treatment, and concepts of elongation have been added to keep readers abreast of the latest trends and problems.

NBCOT OTR Exam Secrets Study Guide

Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
ISBN: 1610721993
Release Date: 2015-02-25
Genre: Medical

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** NBCOT-OTR Exam Secrets helps you ace the Occupational Therapist Registered Examination, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive NBCOT-OTR Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. NBCOT-OTR Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to NBCOT Test Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive review including: Nervous System, Signs and Symptoms, Major Hormones, Respiratory System, Cardiac Review, Psychological Processes, Reflex Development, Grief Process, Mental Health GAF Scale, Stages of Dementia, Psychosocial Development, Cognitive Development, Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, Nutrient Review, Pediatric Conditions, Musculoskeletal Conditions, Organ Functions, Pathological Conditions, Basic Tissues, Special Tests, Exercise Principles, Normal Lab Values, Modalities, Developmental Milestones, MET Review, Home Environment, Upper Extremity Review, Wheelchair Seating and Positioning, and much more...

Introduction to Occupational Therapy

Author: Jane Clifford O'Brien
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323508810
Release Date: 2017-01-31
Genre: Medical

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. You’ll also learn valuable skills in clinical reasoning and in providing occupational therapy across the client’s entire lifespan. Written by experienced educator and author Jane Clifford O’Brien, this comprehensive resource discusses today’s 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 you’ve learned in the book. NEW content on OT theory and practice includes the latest updates to the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework and OT Code of Ethics. New coverage of the role of certified Occupational Therapy Assistants shows where OTAs are employed, what licensure requirements they must meet, and how they fit into the scope of OT practice. NEW chapter on cultural competence provides the tools you need to work with culturally diverse clients in today’s healthcare environment, and includes case studies with examples of cultural competence and its impact on the practice of OT. NEW Centennial Vision commentary provides a ‘big picture’ view of today’s occupational therapy, and shows how OT is becoming a powerful, widely recognized, science-driven, and evidence-based profession as it reaches the age of 100.

Full Cup Thirsty Spirit

Author: Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D.
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
ISBN: 9781401939946
Release Date: 2012-12-31
Genre: Self-Help

We live in a world of constant movement, and our day-to-day lives seem to get busier by the hour. Our days are full of information, full of obligations, full of friends and family, full of everything . . . except fulfillment. And rushing has become a national epidemic. Even when we’re rushing to and from the good stuff – like a rewarding job with wonderful colleagues, or quality time spent with loved ones – we can still end up feeling drained and exhausted, overwhelmed by the sheer volume of life. In Full Cup, Thirsty Spirit, psychologist Karen Horneffer-Ginter helps you understand that it is this volume, this busyness, that creates a disconnect between your outer life and your inner self. This separation can cause your soul to wilt, preventing you from experiencing joy and hearing your own wisdom about what needs priority in your life. With an elegant narrative voice that inspires both laughter and compassion, Horneffer-Ginter shows you how to live a fuller life rather than simply filling your time. She focuses on six shifts to make in your daily life—teaching you to honor your rhythms, turn within, fill up, fully inhabit your days, remember lightness, and embrace difficulty. Through a weave of personal stories, client experiences, and practical exercises, she shows you how to find balance in the swirl of daily life, so you can reconnect with what matters most.