Occupational Therapy: What It Is and How It Works

Occupational Therapy: What It Is and How It Works

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Interested in learning more about occupational therapy? This highly approachable, general information book defines and describes the scope and universe of occupational therapy practice in a readable, enjoyable way. It addresses the history and evolution of the occupational therapy profession, as well as the changing roles of the occupational therapist (OT) and occupational therapist assistant (OTA) in the health care environment. In addition, the book presents the general educational and licensure requirements for the OT and the OTA. The professional code of ethics and scope of practice are also addressed, as well as the various occupational therapy practice settings. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.[Continued] Next, and closely associated with ROM, is the testing of muscle strength. Weak muscles can interfere with AROM and impair daily activities. Muscle strength is tested in two ways: by a Manual Muscle Test and a dynamometer.

Title:Occupational Therapy: What It Is and How It Works
Author:William Marcil
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2006-08-21


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