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

COTA examination review guide

Author: Caryn Johnson
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
ISBN: PSU:000033637884
Release Date: 1998-06-15
Genre: Medical

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

COTA examination review guide

Author: Caryn Johnson
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
ISBN: PSU:000032415650
Release Date: 1998-06-15
Genre: Medical

-- 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

OTA Exam Review Manual

Author: Karen Sladyk
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556427018
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Genre: Medical

Are you a student preparing for the NBCOT exam? Looking for only one study guide to help you prepare for this important day? Wondering what thousands of your peers and fellow students have relied on for their studying needs? The answer is the OTA Exam Review Manual-now available in a completely updated and revised second edition with over 550 questions. This invaluable study tool is designed to guide students through the studying process from start to finish. With a redesigned question format to match the NBCOT exam, more questions, and an on-line testing component, this second edition is a study guide that inspires critical thinking. Karen Sladyk and her co-authors incorporate domain-, task-, and knowledge-style questions as a way to prepare students for the pace of the NBCOT exam. This collection of questions enables students to think logically for the answers, not just practice for the exam. The OTA Exam Review Manual, Second Edition also includes an on-line testing component. With 250 questions (50 more than the previous edition), this feature assists students with integrated learning and the ability to maximize their computer testing skills. Covering topics such as study techniques, content outlines, fieldwork, and life after the exam, the OTA Exam Review Manual, Second Edition is the most current and extensive review on the market for OTA students. Features: Contains 550 questions (50 more than the previous edition) divided into 11 one-hour test period simulations Redesigned question format to match new NBCOT exam Includes a new user-friendly, on-line testing component incorporating domain-style questions from the book Worksheets, time organizers, and appendix resources

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

Author: Rosanne DiZazzo-Miller
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449610258
Release Date: 2010-10-22
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. 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.

Management Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant

Author: Amy Solomon
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556425384
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre: Medical

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

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...

Occupational Therapy with Elders eBook

Author: Helene Lohman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323528863
Release Date: 2017-12-26
Genre: Medical

Get the focused foundation you need to successfully work with older adults. Occupational Therapy with Elders: Strategies for the COTA, 4th Edition is the only comprehensive book on geriatric occupational therapy designed specifically for the certified occupational therapy assistant. It provides in-depth coverage of each aspect of geriatric practice — from wellness and prevention to death and dying. Expert authors Helene Lohman, Sue Byers-Connon, and René Padilla offer an unmatched discussion of diverse populations and the latest on geriatric policies and procedures in this fast-growing area of practice. You will come away with a strong foundation in aging trends and strategies for elder care in addition to having a deep understanding of emerging areas such as low-vision rehabilitation, driving and mobility issues, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, new technological advancements, health literacy, public policy, dignity therapy, and more. Plus, you will benefit from 20 additional evidence briefs and numerous case studies to help apply all the information you learn to real-life practice. It’s the focused, evidence-based, and client-centered approach that every occupational therapy assistant needs to effectively care for today’s elder patients. UNIQUE! Focus on the occupational therapy assistant highlights the importance of COTAs to the care of elder clients. Unique! Attention to diverse populations and cultures demonstrates how to respect and care for clients of different backgrounds. UNIQUE! Discussion of elder abuse, battered women, and literacy includes information on how the OTA can address these issues that are often overlooked. User resources on Evolve feature learning activities to help you review what you have learned and assess your comprehension. Case studies at the end of certain chapters illustrate principles and help you understand content as it relates to real-life situations. Multidisciplinary approach demonstrates the importance of collaboration between the OT and OTA by highlighting the OTA’s role in caring for the elderly and how they work in conjunction with occupational therapists. Key terms, chapter objectives, and review questions are found in each chapter to help identify what information is most important. NEW! 20 Additional evidence briefs have been added to reinforce this book’s evidence-based client-centered approach. NEW! Incorporation of EMR prevalence and telehealth as a diagnostic and monitoring tool have been added throughout this new edition. NEW! Expanded content on mild cognitive impairment, health literacy, and chronic conditions have been incorporated throughout the book to reflect topical issues commonly faced by OTs and OTAs today. NEW! Coverage of technological advancements has been incorporated in the chapter on sensory impairments. NEW! Other updated content spans public policy, HIPAA, power of attorney, advanced directives, alternative treatment settings, dignity therapy, and validation of the end of life. NEW! Merged chapters on vision and hearing impairments create one sensory chapter that offers a thorough background in both areas.

Kinesiology Foundations for OTAs

Author: Daniel C. Snyder
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: PSU:000063120400
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

The human body is amazing: all structures work together to provide locomotion and support. Knowledge of how this takes place is critical to the field of occupational therapy. Kinesiology Foundations for OTAs combines precise clinical information, practical applications, and detailed illustrations that allow readers to understand this rigorous subject matter. This book is designed to describe the structures and functions of muscles, bones, and ligaments of the human body. It further addresses the interactions between these structures to illustrate how movements are performed. Benefits: * A worktext that combines the features of a workbook into the textbook. An all-inclusive resource for the user; it contains review questions, critical thinking questions, and lab activities. * Excellent overviews of anatomy and muscle movement. * Applies concepts of kinesiology to the field of occupational therapy * Detailed anatomical illustrations of muscles and their attachment sites.

Psychosocial Occupational Therapy

Author: Elizabeth Cara
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1401812325
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

This reorganization mirrors the general trend in psychiatry and mental health to intervene more aggressively using medicine and assessments, to evaluate and treat more briefly, to focus on function, and to use community settings. Thoroughly revised and restructured, this text is an important addition to any occupational therapy library."--BOOK JACKET.

Physical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant

Author: Mary Beth Early
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 0323112668
Release Date: 2012-04
Genre: Medical

This is a Pageburst digital textbook; Designed as both a practical clinical reference and a comprehensive classroom text, the second edition of Physical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant meets the need of OTA programs for a focused, easy-to-use approach to physical dysfunction. This new edition is thoroughly updated and expanded to include areas such as work, habits of health and wellness, leisure and social participation, and activities and occupations of daily living. Special boxes provide snapshots of real-life situations and solutions. Case studies threaded throughout the chapters apply key concepts in a real-life setting. Selected Reading Guide Questions and Summaries help students assess and evaluate the material they have learned. Evidence-based content, including clinical trials and outcome studies, shows the evidentiary basis for OTA practice. Key Terms, and Chapter Objectives lay out essential information in each chapter. A client-centered approach to treatment and maintenance of health allows the OTA to include the client when making decisions about planning and treatment. Three new chapters cover information on Work, Habits of Health and Wellness, and Leisure and Social Participation. Expanded to reflect emerging practices and the changing field.

Pocket Guide to Treatment in Occupational Therapy

Author: Franklin Stein
Publisher: Singular
ISBN: PSU:000046066466
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Medical

This text is a practical guide to the treatment of the most common disabilities encountered by occupational therapists, enabling students to identify treatment techniques and strategies that are relevant and appropriate. The treatment suggestions are pragmatic and user-friendly, serving as the initial step and a quick reference for planning treatment. The text is organized around the major disabilities: physical, psychosocial, geriatric, and pediatric diagnoses. Brief descriptions of the treatment techniques therapists use and definitions of terms relevant to treatment are included. The treatment suggestions are based on real-life clinical experiences and the philosophy of good treatment is clearly stated and focused upon in the course of treatment. Keywords: Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapist, OT, Treatment