Author: Caryn Johnson
Publisher: F A Davis Company
Release Date: 2002
"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
Author: Caryn Johnson
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Release Date: 1998-06-15
Poepare your students for the NBCOT COTA exam with a review guide that has been highly recommended by educators and by students who have passed the exam! 1,000 review questions in five practice examinations help identify areas of weakness and improve test-taking performance. The questions familiarize students with the format of the questions in the actual examination. "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
Author: Caryn Johnson
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Release Date: 1998-06-15
-- Provides information on applying for and preparing for the examination, followed by test-taking tips-- Five examinations, each containing 200 multiple-choice questions, for a total of 1,000, similar to those in the actual examination-- Answers to all questions are provided, along with detailed explanations and references-- Questions in the first four examinations are grouped by subject area: pediatrics, physical disabilities, psychosocial dysfunction, and professional practice-- The questions in the pediatric, physical disability, and psychosocial sections are further divided according to-- data collection-- treatment planning-- treatment implementation-- evaluating the treatment plan-- discharge planning-- The questions in the professional practice section are divided according to-- support service management-- promotion of professional practice-- The final examination mixes the questions as they would appear in the actual examination-- Answers to all questions are provided, along with a rationale and a reference for further study
Author: Rosanne DiZazzo-Miller
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2010-10-22
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. Containing more than just study questions, this comprehensive review guide is organized by domain areas and each subject is addressed according to the degree it is covered on the NBCOT examination. Corresponding workbook pages include specific references to occupational therapy curricula, enabling additional exploration of content that is challenging or unfamiliar. Also included with each new print copy of the review guide, the companion CD-ROM simulates online testing with multiple choice practice questions, each providing evidence-based rationale for why a particular answer is correct or incorrect. Health and wellness is also addressed throughout the book with test-taking strategies, study plans, goal sheets and other stress-reducing tips. A well-rounded, informational, and helpful guide, Preparing for the Occupational Therapy National Board Exam: 45 Days and Counting is a valuable resource to help students prepare for the NBCOT exam. Features: Detailed schedule for 45-days of study In depth content outlines for each chapter References for each question with evidenced based rationale Over 100 Figures and Tables to illustrate key points Wellness Tips and Self Assessment forms to develop healthy study habits Study Plans and Goal Sheets to keep focused and on track Example of a completed study guide with resources *CD ROM with over 100 test questions, case studies, and work sheets *Please note: Electronic formats of this review guide do not include the CD ROM.
Author: Caryn R Johnson
Publisher: F.A. Davis
Release Date: 2015-05-27
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.
Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
Release Date: 2014-03-31
***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...
Management Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant is a unique and comprehensive new text on management specifically written for the occupational therapy assistant. One of the only texts on this emerging topic in OTA, the student and practitioner alike will find this text beneficial to the learning process faced by students as they prepare for this step in their education and careers. The text's chapters cover important areas of skills such as communication, ethics, reimbursement, and managing change. To assist the reader with integrating the material presented, a section called "Skills You Will Use" precedes each chapter. The user-friendly case studies facilitate student-directed learning, allowing for a complete learning experience. Review questions at the end of each chapter will assist students in tracking and evaluating their own personal growth. Management Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant is an excellent resource to be added to the personal libraries of all in OTA. Additional Chapter Topics Include: Roles and Responsibilities of the Occupational Therapy Assistant in Management History of Health Care Management Personnel Considerations and Supervision Continuous Quality Improvement
Author: Kori Callahan
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
Release Date: 2013-02-19
Exam Facts presents the COTA - Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant Examination Study Guide. The exam presents "Just the Facts" you need to pass the NBCOT (National Board of Certified Occupational Therapist) Occupational Therapist Assistant certification exam. Kori Callahan was a former college teacher who shifted her focus to Occupational Therapy. She focused long nights going to school to become an Occupational Therapist Assistant. She then became a roving OTA instructor, who has taught Occupational Therapy in over 14 countries. This was on top of being married, running the household and raising two boys Kori is committed to provide readers the knowledge for you to be successful. With this edition, future therapist candidates can rest assured that they will be receiving the latest study material available to advance their career What are the characteristics of the Galant reflex? What splint is used for Median nerve palsy? What is the maximum reachable height for countertops? What are C7 long-term goals for mobility? What does a COTA do to prepare to give an assessment? Exam Facts brings you the best in Healthcare, Finance, Business, Technology and Law study guides. We give you just the facts!!
Written specifically for occupational therapy assistants, The OTA's Guide to Writing SOAP Notes, Second Edition is updated to include new features and information. This valuable text contains the step-by-step instruction needed to learn the documentation required for reimbursement in occupational therapy. With the current changes in healthcare, proper documentation of client care is essential to meeting legal and ethical standards for reimbursement of services. Written in an easy-to-read format, this new edition by Sherry Borcherding and Marie J. Morreale will continue to aid occupational therapy assistants in learning to write SOAP notes that will be reimbursable under Medicare Part B and managed care for different areas of clinical practice. New Features in the Second Edition: • Incorporated throughout the text is the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, along with updated AOTA documents • More examples of pediatrics, hand therapy, and mental health • Updated and additional worksheets • Review of grammar/documentation mistakes • Worksheets for deciphering physician orders, as well as expanded worksheets for medical abbreviations • Updated information on billing codes, HIPAA, management of health information, medical records, and electronic documentation • Expanded information on the OT process for the OTA to fully understand documentation and the OTA's role in all stages of treatment, including referral, evaluation, intervention plan, and discharge • Documentation of physical agent modalities With reorganized and shorter chapters, The OTA's Guide to Writing SOAP Notes, Second Edition is the essential text to providing instruction in writing SOAP notes specifically aimed at the OTA practitioner and student. This exceptional edition offers both the necessary instruction and multiple opportunities to practice, as skills are built on each other in a logical manner. Templates are provided for beginning students to use in formatting SOAP notes, and the task of documentation is broken down into small units to make learning easier. A detachable summary sheet is included that can be pulled out and carried to clinical sites as a reminder of the necessary contents for a SOAP note. “Answers” are provided for all worksheets so that the text can be used for independent study if desired. Updated information, expanded discussions, and reorganized learning tools make The OTA's Guide to Writing SOAP Notes, Second Edition a must-have for all occupational therapy assistant students! This text is the essential resource needed to master professional documentation skills in today's healthcare environment.
If you are looking for the best guide to the Occupational English Test, your search is over. This is exactly what you need to score A/B grade in the OET exam! This book gives you the essentials you need to score A/B grade on the OET Speaking and Writing modules including the most effective strategies, comprehensive practice and precise description of how the modules are scored. The book also includes: • 12 full-length Speaking role plays and 10 Writing Tasks with answer expectations. • Review of important concepts, including vocabulary. • Detailed overview of the Speaking and Writing assessment criterion and advice to improve your grade. • Effective and reliable strategies to optimize your study time
Author: Rene L. Padilla
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
Release Date: 2011-03-18
This is a Pageburst digital textbook; The only comprehensive book on geriatric occupational therapy designed specifically for the COTA, Occupational Therapy with Elders: Strategies for the COTA, 3rd Edition provides in-depth coverage of each aspect of geriatric practice, from wellness and prevention to death and dying. A discussion of foundational concepts includes aging trends and strategies for elder care, and coverage of emerging areas includes low-vision rehabilitation, mobility issues including driving, and Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Expert authors René Padilla, Sue Byers-Connon, and Helene Lohman offer an unmatched discussion of diverse populations and the latest on geriatric policies and procedures in this fast-growing area of practice. Unique! A focus on the occupational therapy assistant highlights the importance of COTAs to the care of elder clients. Case studies illustrate principles and help you apply what you've learned to actual situations. Key terms, chapter objectives, and review questions highlight important content in each chapter. Use of the term "elder" reduces the stereotypical role of dependent patients and helps to dispel myths about aging. A multidisciplinary approach demonstrates how the OT and the COTA can collaborate effectively. Unique! Attention to diverse populations and cultures prepares you to respect and care for clients of different backgrounds. Unique! The companion Evolve website makes review easier with more learning activities, references linked to MEDLINE abstracts, and links to related OT sites. Unique! A discussion of elder abuse, battered women, and literacy includes information on how the COTA can address these often-overlooked issues. New information on alternative treatment settings for elders reflects new trends in OT care. Updated information on Medicare, Medicaid, and HIPAA regulations discusses the latest policies and how to incorporate the newest procedures into practice. Significant additions are made to the chapters on public policy, dementia, and oncology.
Comprehensive skills in management, administration, and leadership are essential for occupational therapy assistants (OTA) in their daily interactions with their clients in various health care environments. Inside Management and Administration for the OTA: Leadership and Application Skills, Dr. Karen Jacobs has gathered an expert team of 11 contributors of clinicians, academicians, administrators, managers, and graduate students to address each of the ACOTE Standards with a focus on evidence-based literature and examples of the leadership and management skills needed as an OTA. What you will learn from Management and Administration for the OTA: Contexts and Health Care--the potential impact of policy issues as they relate to the practice of occupational therapy Leadership and Advocacy--two important roles that OTAs need to assume to be agents of change Credentialing--introduces the national requirements for credentialing and for licensure, certification or registration under state laws Reimbursement--the various reimbursement systems requirements that affect the practice of occupational therapy Marketing and Promoting--The role of the OTA to promote the distinct value of occupational therapy to the public, as well as other professionals, service providers, consumers, third-party payers, and regulatory bodies Documentation and Quality Improvement--to ensure the OTA provides the highest quality of occupational therapy services Supervision--to understand the important relationship between the OTA, the OT, and nonprofessional personnel Fieldwork--to understand the role, criteria, and components of the OTA in fieldwork education Communication Skills--define health literacy and discuss how to use this concept to better understand the client, the client's health environment, and the client's occupations and health activities Ethics--explore the components of ethics that impact the delivery of occupational therapy and the foundational skills and knowledge needed by the OTA to maintain high standards of responsible, ethical practice Scholarship and Scholarly Practice--assists the OTA with how to articulate the importance of how scholarly activities and the evidence-based literature contribute to the distinct value and advancement of occupational therapy The chapters of Management and Administration for the OTA: Leadership and Application Skills also includes 5 key vocabulary terms and their definitions, case examples relevant to the content, website resources, and multiple choice review questions. Instructors in educational settings can visit www.efacultylounge.com for additional materials to be used for teaching in the classroom. Straightforward, comprehensive, and user-friendly, Management and Administration for the OTA: Leadership and Application Skills will provide OTA students and clinicians with an essential resource for their future success.