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Developing OT Treatment Plans - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, you'll review lessons focusing on occupational therapy intervention models, treatment plan development and collaborative techniques. You will also study relevant terms and definitions used to describe these treatments and processes. In addition, you'll review the entire occupational therapy process, from referral to completion of a therapeutic program and discharge. After you have successfully completed this chapter, you should be able to:
- Understand intervention models relating to practice and activity selection
- Identify and explain each stage of the occupational therapy process
- Note what factors affect occupational performance in therapy
- Discuss OT treatment modification methods
- Define terms relevant to physical and occupational therapy
- Explain effective communications and collaborative methods used in healthcare
- Provide details about client-centered intervention and therapy techniques
In these short lessons, our expert instructors use illustrations, examples and definitions to clearly explain each topic. Study at your own pace, and reach out to instructors with any lesson-specific questions you might have. Take the brief self-assessment quizzes to determine your level of understanding and possible need for further review.
1. Intervention Planning in OT: Models of Practice & Activity Selection
If you are thinking about helping a patient using occupational therapy, you are probably considering different aspects of intervention planning. This lesson discusses some procedures and theories that you might find helpful.
2. Occupational Therapy Process: Stages & Intervention
Understanding the different stages that someone goes through when they are referred for occupational therapy support can be very helpful. This lesson walks you through the steps from screening to intervention and discharge.
3. Factors Influencing Occupational Performance
If you're an occupational therapist, you might be wondering more about what makes some patients have certain strengths and weaknesses. This lesson discusses a variety of factors that can influence occupational performance.
4. Modifying Treatment Plans in OT: Methods & Examples
As an occupational therapist, you probably understand the importance of remaining flexible in your work. This lesson discusses what it might mean to modify a treatment plan for a patient in the context of OT.
5. Occupational & Physical Therapy: Vocabulary
There are tons of occupational and physical therapy techniques out there. While we can't go over all of them, we will define occupational and physical therapy as well as vocabulary related to them.
6. Interprofessional Communication & Collaboration in Healthcare
When healthcare teams work together, everyone benefits. In this lesson, you'll find out how to use effective communication to manage conflicts and support patient care within the interprofessional team.
7. Client-Centered Therapy by Rogers: Techniques & Definition
Client-centered therapy is one of the major fields of humanistic psychotherapy developed by psychotherapist Carl Rogers. Learn more about client-centered therapy, Carl Rogers, and test your knowledge with a quiz.
8. Client-Centered Intervention in Occupational Therapy
If you are an occupational therapist, you might be interested in pursuing more client-centered interventions to improve your work. This lesson discusses the nature of client-centered intervention in occupational therapy.
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Other chapters within the NBCOT COTA Exam: Test Prep & Study Guide course
- Prenatal & Infant Development
- Childhood & Adolescent Development
- Types of Development in Adults
- Understanding Atypical Development
- General Medical Conditions & Vocabulary
- Neurological Conditions
- Musculoskeletal Conditions
- Evaluations in Occupational Therapy
- Frames of Reference & Models in Occupational Therapy
- Advocating for OT Client & Community Needs
- Implementation of OT Treatment Plans
- Groups in Occupational Therapy
- Feeding & Eating Skills for Occupational Therapy
- Orthotic & Prosthetic Devices
- Using Assistive Technology
- Environmental Accessibility
- Professional Development in Occupational Therapy
- Laws & Regulations in Occupational Therapy
- Ethics & Safety in Occupational Therapy