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Foundations of Pediatric Practice for the Occupational Therapy Assistant (Paperback)
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Foundations of Pediatric Practice for the Occupational Therapy Assistant, Second Edition delivers essential information for occupational therapy assistant students and practitioners in a succinct and straightforward format. In collaboration with a wide range of highly skilled and expert professionals from clinical practice and academia, Amy Wagenfeld, Jennifer Kaldenberg, and DeLana Honaker present an interprofessional perspective to pediatric clinical foundations, theory, and practical application activities in a highly accessible and engaging format.
The Second Edition of Foundations of Pediatric Practice for the Occupational Therapy Assistant offers new and engaging features, including diverse illustrations, to facilitate learning from the classroom to the clinic. Integrated within each chapter are Stories From Practice: brief vignettes of actual author clinical experiences, short case studies, and reflective activities designed to elicit discussion and exploration into the unique world of pediatric occupational therapy theory and practice. A new chapter on childhood trauma has been added to enhance the comprehensive and current nature of pediatric practice in the 21st century.
Available online is a significant Major InfantReflexes Chart and a comprehensive Normal Developmental Milestones Chart that will reinforce important concepts associated with child development as it relates to occupational therapy assistant practice. The seamless integration of this material enables all readers to develop a comprehensive understanding of the information and apply that knowledge in a pediatric setting.
Features of the Second Edition:
- Up-to-date information, including the AOTA’s current Occupational TherapyCode of Ethics
- Stories From Practice feature, which provides a unique reflective link from classroom to clinic
- Useful resources for classroom to clinical practice
- Bonus website that provides a comprehensive Normal Developmental Milestones Chart and Major Infants Reflexes Chart
- Chapter on childhood trauma
Foundations of Pediatric Practice for the Occupational Therapy Assistant, Second Edition continues to be the perfect text for both occupational therapy assistant students and practitioners specializing in or transitioning to pediatrics.
Number of Pages: 448
Publisher: Slack Inc
Street Date: September 15, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-4182