Occupational Therapy with Elders: Strategies for the COTA

ISBN-13: 9780323065054

ISBN-10: 0323065058

Author: Helene Lohman MA OTD OTR/L, Rene Padilla MS OTR/L, Sue Byers-Connon BA COTA/L ROH

Edition: 3

Publication date:
2011
Publisher:
Mosby
Format:
Hardcover 368 pages
 
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Summary

Acknowledged author Helene Lohman MA OTD OTR/L wrote Occupational Therapy with Elders: Strategies for the COTA comprising 368 pages back in 2011. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0323065058 and 9780323065054. Since then Occupational Therapy with Elders: Strategies for the COTA textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.


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The only comprehensive book on geriatric occupational therapy designed specifically for the COTA, Occupational Therapy with Elders: Strategies for the COTA, 3rd Edition provides in-depth coverage of each aspect of geriatric practice, from wellness and prevention to death and dying. A discussion of foundational concepts includes aging trends and strategies for elder care, and coverage of emerging areas includes low-vision rehabilitation, mobility issues including driving, and Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Expert authors René Padilla, Sue Byers-Connon, and Helene Lohman offer an unmatched discussion of diverse populations and the latest on geriatric policies and procedures in this fast-growing area of practice.

  • Unique! A focus on the occupational therapy assistant highlights the importance of COTAs to the care of elder clients.
  • Case studies illustrate principles and help you apply what you've learned to actual situations.
  • Key terms, chapter objectives, and review questions highlight important content in each chapter.
  • Use of the term "elder" reduces the stereotypical role of dependent patients and helps to dispel myths about aging.
  • A multidisciplinary approach demonstrates how the OT and the COTA can collaborate effectively.
  • Unique! Attention to diverse populations and cultures prepares you to respect and care for clients of different backgrounds.
  • Unique! The companion Evolve website makes review easier with more learning activities, references linked to MEDLINE abstracts, and links to related OT sites.
  • Unique! A discussion of elder abuse, battered women, and literacy includes information on how the COTA can address these often-overlooked issues.
  • New information on alternative treatment settings for elders reflects new trends in OT care.
  • Updated information on Medicare, Medicaid, and HIPAA regulations discusses the latest policies and how to incorporate the newest procedures into practice.
  • Significant additions are made to the chapters on public policy, dementia, and oncology.