The Occupational Therapist's Workbook For Ensuring Clinical Competence by Marie MorrealeThe Occupational Therapist's Workbook For Ensuring Clinical Competence by Marie Morreale

The Occupational Therapist's Workbook For Ensuring Clinical Competence

byMarie Morreale, Debbie AminiEditorMarie Morreale

Paperback | March 9, 2016

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The Occupational Therapist's Workbook for Ensuring Clinical Competenceis designed to help occupational therapy students and new practitioners demonstrate the practical problem-solving and real-life clinical reasoning skills essential for fieldwork and clinical practice. This user-friendly resource helps the reader apply occupational therapy concepts, improve narrative and pragmatic reasoning skills, and measure attainment of knowledge and skills needed for successful transition to fieldwork and entry-level practice.

InsideThe Occupational Therapist's Workbook for Ensuring Clinical Competence, a wide variety of client conditions, situations, and intervention options are presented for different practice areas. Knowledge and skills are assessed for fundamental aspects of occupational therapy such as: professionalism, ethical decision-making, evidence-based practice, evaluation and intervention planning, occupation-based interventions, effective communication, supervision, role delineation, activity analysis, cultural competence, interprofessional collaboration, group process, emerging practice areas, department management, safety, documentation, billing and reimbursement, and more.

Marie Morreale and Debbie Amini have incorporated numerous worksheets, learning activities, and worksheet answers in an easy-to-read format. The variety of assessment methods and learning activities used throughout the text stem from the authors' combined decades of teaching experience and include: case studies; vignettes; multiple choice, matching and true/false questions; fill in the blanks; experiential activities and more. Topics are broken down into smaller units and explained step-by-step to allow for easy independent study.Thoroughly explained answers are provided so that readers can check their responses with suggested best practice.These worksheets and learning activities are also useful as role-playing exercises, studying in small groups, and can aid in preparing for fieldwork or the national certification exam.

Instructors in educational settings can visit www.efacultylounge.com for additional materials to be used in the classroom.

The Occupational Therapist's Workbook for Ensuring Clinical Competenceis the go-to text for occupational therapy students and faculty, as well as new occupational therapy practitioners who require the practical problem-solving skills and the clinical decision-making skills essential for fieldwork and clinical practice.


Marie J. Morreale, OTR/L, CHT, has been teaching occupational therapy assistant (OTA) students at Rockland Community College, State University of New York in Suffern, since 1998. As an adjunct faculty member, Marie teaches "Professional Issues and Documentation" and "Geriatric Principles." Over the years, she has also taught several ot...
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Title:The Occupational Therapist's Workbook For Ensuring Clinical CompetenceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:440 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 1.1 inPublished:March 9, 2016Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:163091049X

ISBN - 13:9781630910495

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Table of Contents

Dedication
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction

Chapter 1 Communicating Effectively
Chapter 2 Demonstrating Professionalism
Chapter 3 Understanding Professional Roles and Responsibilities
Chapter 4 Applying Fundamental Principles
Chapter 5 Incorporating Activities and Occupations
Chapter 6 Implementing Preparatory Interventions
Chapter 7 Evaluating Client Function
Chapter 8 Applying Knowledge and Skills in Group Leadership and Mental Health Practice
Chapter 9 Demonstrating Knowledge and Skills in Adult Rehabilitation and Geriatrics
Chapter 10 Implementing Pediatric Assessments and Interventions
Chapter 11 Demonstrating Managerial Skills

Index