Ch 12: Implementation of OT Treatment Plans

About This Chapter

Refer to this chapter to help you review details about the ways in which occupational therapy treatment plans are implemented. These lessons can be used as study aids for relevant courses or for preparing to take professional certification exams.

Implementation of OT Treatment Plans - Chapter Summary

Occupational therapy requires the application of various methods and techniques based on patient needs. This chapter provides overviews of intervention methods and strategies in areas of strength, motor processing, and mobility. You'll also learn about strategies used in areas of vocational rehabilitation, pediatric conditions, treatment of students with disabilities and carry-over methods. Once you have completed your review of this material, you should be able to:

  • Explain independent life skills
  • Describe how ergonomics can aid in the prevention of injuries
  • Define range of motion (ROM) and explain exercises and interventions beneficial to ROM
  • Relate OT interventions in sensory, motor and perceptual processing as well as pediatric development
  • Provide examples of physical agent modalities used in OT
  • Detail approaches and interventions used in psychosocial and cognitive care in OT
  • Differentiate between grading and adapting OT intervention methods
  • Discuss methods and techniques used in mobility transfer, positioning, carry-over, transition planning for students with disabilities and vocational rehabilitation treatment plans

Short, 5-10 minute lessons and 24/7 accessibility of these lessons allow you to quickly review information when it's most convenient for your schedule. Assess what you have learned and if you need to continue any study of these topics by taking the self-assessment quizzes that accompany each lesson. If you have questions about the chapter material, feel free to contact our expert instructors.

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