Management And Administration For The Ota: Leadership And Application Skills by Karen JacobsManagement And Administration For The Ota: Leadership And Application Skills by Karen Jacobs

Management And Administration For The Ota: Leadership And Application Skills

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Paperback | July 7, 2015

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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.

InsideManagement 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 fromManagement 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 ofManagement and Administration for the OTA: Leadership and Application Skillsalso 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 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 Skillswill provide OTA students and clinicians with an essential resource for their future success.
Karen Jacobs, EdD, OTR/L, CPE, FAOTA, is a clinical professor of occupational therapy and the program director of the online post-professional doctorate in occupational therapy program at Boston University. She has worked at Boston University for 31 years and has expertise in the development and instruction of online graduate courses.K...
Title:Management And Administration For The Ota: Leadership And Application SkillsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.5 inPublished:July 7, 2015Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

About the Editor
Contributing Authors
Foreword byMelissa J. Tilton, BS, COTA/L, ROH

Chapter 1 Contexts and Health Care
Ann McCullough, BA
Chapter 2 Leadership and Advocacy
Sarah McKinnon, MS, OTR/L
Chapter 3 Credentialing
Karen Brady, DEd, OTR/L and Lisa Burns, PhD, OTR/L
Chapter 4 Reimbursement
Barbara Larson, MA, OTR/L, FAOTA
Chapter 5 Marketing and Promoting
Karen Jacobs, EdD, OTR/L, CPE, FAOTA
Chapter 6 Documentation and Quality Improvement
Brenda Kennell, BS, MA, OTR/L
Chapter 7 Supervision
Christi Vicino,MA, OTA/L
Chapter 8 Fieldwork
Julie Ann Nastasi, ScD, OTD, OTR/L, SCLV, FAOTA
Chapter 9 Communication Skills: Health Literacy
Nancy W. Doyle, OTD, OTR/L
Chapter 10 Ethics
Kimberly Erler, MS, OTR/L
Chapter 11 The Importance of Scholarship and Scholarly Practice for the OTA
Linda Niemeyer, OT, PhD

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