9781556427404

Ryan's Occupational Therapy Assistant Principles, Practice Issues, and Techniques

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    9781556427404

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    1556427409

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-04-21
  • Publisher: Slack Incorporated

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To help OTAs keep pace with the latest developments in occupational therapy, Sally Ryan and Karen Sladyk present a new edition of the classicRyan's Occupational Therapy Assistant: Principles, Practice Issues, and Techniques. This updatedFourth Editionintegrates theOccupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Processthroughout each section, while including evidence-based practice and research to support the treatment options presented.Written in a student-friendly format, the text covers all aspects of OTA practice for both education and preparation for the NBCOT exam. Using actual client examples, students are guided throughout the process of learning various principles and disabilities to applying that knowledge in a clinical setting. A young child with visual deficits, a teenager with depression, and a businessman with a stroke are just a few of the client records profiled.A variety of treatment techniques are detailed to help prospective OTAs understand how to choose and when to implement certain procedures. Group intervention, assistive technology, basic splinting, wellness and health promotion, and work injury activities are examples of the techniques presented.Unique to thisFourth Editionare specific chapters designated to evidence-based practice and understanding research. These chapters, along with chapters on supervision, functional ethics, and teamwork, reinforce information presented in earlier chapters and help the OTA manage aspects of his or her career.A core text for students aspiring to become successful OTAs,Ryan's Occupational Therapy Assistant, Fourth Editioncontains the information necessary to take that next step.Topics Include: Historical, philosophical, and theoretical principles Occupations and disabilities Treatment techniques, procedures, and concepts Management and practice issues

Author Biography

Sally E. Ryan, COTA, ROH, Retired
Sally E. Ryan, COTA, ROH, Retired is a graduate of the first occupational therapy assistant (OTA) program at Duluth, MN in 1964. She has taken extensive coursework at the University of Minnesota as a James Wright Hunt Scholar, and at the College of St. Catherine, St. Paul. Her background includes experience in practice, clinical education supervision, management in long-term care, consultation, and teaching in the professional occupational therapy (OT) program at the College of St. Catherine. In the past, Sally has served in a variety of leadership positions at the local, state, and national levels, including the AOTA Executive Board and on-site evaluator of the AOTA Accreditation Committee. Sally is the recipient of numerous state and national awards. She was the first COTA to receive the AOTA Award of Excellence and was among the first recipients of the AOTA Roster of Honor. Sally has recently retired and is enjoying interior decorating, photography, needlework, and gardening.
Karen Sladyk, PhD, OTR, FAOTA
Karen Sladyk, PhD, OTR, FAOTA is professor and chair of OT at Bay Path College in Longmeadow, MA. Karen received her Bachelor’s degree in OT from Eastern Michigan University and a Master’s degree in Community Health Education from Southern Connecticut State University. Her practice interests in mental health and cognitive rehabilitation led to her pursuit of a Doctorate in Adult and Vocational Education at the University of Connecticut. An educator for 15 years, Karen is very interested in how students learn to become clinical reasoners. She has edited several OT texts with a focus on helping OT and OTA students master the content of OT education. In her free time she quilts, antiques for vintage jewelry, and volunteers for the local animal shelter, taking in too many strays.

Table of Contents

About the Editors ix
Current Contributors xi
Introduction xiii
Section I Historical, Philosophical, and Theoretical Principles
1(102)
Looking Back, Living Forward: Occupational Therapy History
2(12)
Robert K. Bing
The Occupational Therapy Assistant Heritage: Proud and Dynamic
14(10)
Shirley Holland Carr
Philosophy and Core Values in Occupational Therapy
24(10)
Phillip D. Shannon
Human Development
34(10)
Carol Winters-Smith
Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process---Our Language
44(8)
Ben Atchison
Activity Analysis: Our Tool
52(14)
Sally E. Ryan
Karen Sladyk
Theory That Guides Practice: Our Map
66(14)
Diane K. Dirette
Therapeutic Intervention Process
80(6)
Sally E. Ryan
Occupation: An Individual's Choice
86(10)
Bonnie Brooks
Teaching and Learning
96(7)
Karen Sladyk
Section II Occupations and Disabilities
103(278)
A Young Child With Visual Impairments
104(18)
Angela E. Scoggin
Dickson Rodriguez
Mary Kathryn Cowan
Patricia K. Benham
A Toddler With Autism Spectrum Disorder
122(16)
Tara J. Glennon
A Kindergartner With Sensory Integration Dysfunction
138(18)
Heather Miller Kuhaneck
Susanne Smith Roley
Two Children With Cerebral Palsy
156(16)
Tara J. Glennon
A Second-Grader With Oppositional Defiant Disorder
172(12)
Linda Florey
A Third-Grader With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
184(18)
Sue Gallagher
A Teenager With Depression
202(10)
Linda Florey
A Car Mechanic With Traumatic Brain Injury
212(18)
Deanna Proulz-Sepelak
Paula Jo Belice
A Telephone Repairman With Spinal Cord Injury
230(20)
M. Laurita (Lita) Fike
Karen Pendleton
Liane Hewitt
A Teacher's Aide With Schizophrenia
250(8)
Margaret Drake
Tonia Taylor
A Mother and Caterer With Multiple Sclerosis
258(14)
Lori T. Andersen
Barbara L. Komblau
A Self-Help Group Leader With Anxiety
272(10)
Margaret Drake
Tonia Taylor
Three People Across the Age Span With Arthritis
282(10)
Lynda Bishop
A Plumber and Golfer With Total Hip Arthroplasty
292(12)
Dairlyn Gower
Marcia Bowker
A Senior Homemaker With Substance Abuse
304(14)
Frank E. Gainer
Denise Rotert
A Businessman With a Stroke
318(16)
Martha Logigian
A Homemaker and Volunteer With Parkinson's Disease
334(14)
Kathryn Melin Eberhardt
A Retired Librarian With Sensory Deficits
348(18)
Paula W. Jamison
A Married Couple Dealing With Alzheimer's Disease
366(15)
Carolyn M. Baum
Section III Treatment Techniques, Procedures, and Concepts
381(90)
Group Intervention
382(16)
Roseanna Tufano
Arts and Crafts as Meaningful Occupation
398(8)
Margaret Drake
Assistive Technology and Adaptive Equipment
406(10)
Mary Kathryn Cowan
Beth O'Sullivan
Basic Splinting
416(12)
Jaclyn West-Frasier
Wellness and Health Promotion
428(4)
Karen Sladyk
Life Skills
432(10)
Denise Rotert
Frank E. Gainer
Activities of Daily Living
442(20)
Corina Hall
Work Injury Activities
462(9)
Barbara Larson
Section IV Management and Practice Issues
471(102)
Evidence-Based Practice
472(12)
Paula Wright
Understanding Research
484(14)
Sandy Bell
Documentation
498(12)
Karen Sladyk
Occupational Therapy Assistant Supervision
510(6)
Sally E. Ryan
Karen Sladyk
The Occupational Therapy Assistant as Activity Director
516(12)
Sally E. Ryan
Karen Sladyk
Functional Ethics
528(10)
S. Maggie Reitz
Teamwork and Team Building
538(12)
Ellen Berger Rainville
Tone Blechert
Marianne Christiansen
Nancy Kari
Management Issues
550(10)
Claudine Bogosian
Professional Development
560(13)
Anne Birge James
Marijke Thamm Kehrhahn
Appendix A Human Developmental Chart 573(10)
Appendix B Standards of Practice for Occupational Therapy 583(4)
Appendix C Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics---2000 587(4)
Appendix D Internet Resources 591(4)
Karen Sladyk
Index 595

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