Occupational Therapy Practice
Self-care skills have been a concern of this client.
Client reported concerns with her self-care skills.
Active preferred over passive voice.
Be aware of personal biases
What is Occupation?
What is Occupational Therapy?
On a piece of paper answer the
Why did you choose to major in
In your opinion, what is the role of an
Occupational Therapist in any s
CURRENT DAY #1
OCTOBER 5, 2015
Medical Terminology Quiz #2
WHERE DO OCCUPATIONAL
Practice areas are traditionally in:
Children and Youth/Pediatrics
Rehabilitation and Disability
Health and Wellness
Work and Industry
And Occupational Therapy
Skill in doing or making something
An occupation or trade requiring manual
dexterity or skilled artistry.
To make by hand.
Invented by women to assist in their primary roles
as mothers and nurturers
Official Document of the AOTA
Occupational Therapy Scope of Practice:
A summary that defines and guides
Occupational Therapy practice
DOMAIN & PROCESS
American Occupational Therapy
AOTA advances the quality
availability, use and support of
occupational therapy through
education, and research on
behalf of its members and the
OT 111 FA15_ History of OT _ Student study guide
Moral Treatment a term given for movement characterized by the provision of
humane conditions of care for person with mental illness, influenced by the ides
emanating from the age of Enlightenment
Chapter 6 Notes
movement, heat production
The muscular system's two primary functions
layers of connective tissue in muscle that house blood vessels, lymphatic
vessels, and nerves.
a small fluid-filled sac in the shoulder, elbow, and knee joi
Important Medical Terminology part 1
A-, anWithout, absence of (prefix)
Bi-, BinTwo (prefix)
ETo remove (prefix)
Endo-, intraWithin (prefix)
HyperExcessive, abnormally high, above (prefix)
Para Near, alongside, departure from normal (prefix)
Important Medical Terminology part 2
A field of medicine that focuses on the study of deseases related to the eyes.
A physician who specializes in the treatment of eyes.
Measurement of vision, usually to test acuity
Chapter 5 Notes part 1
term used when the muscular and skeletal systems are combined in a
medical treatment program
a-, anwithout, absence of (2)
diaaround, passing through
dysbad, abnormal, painful, difficult
end-, endowithin (2
Exam 1 Study Guide part 1
The process used by OT practitioners which "addresses the typical demands
of an activity, the range of skills involved in its performance, and the various
cultural meanings that might be ascribed to it."
Exam 1 Study Guide part 2
Ability to carry out learned motor activity, including following through on a
verbal command, visual-spatial construction, ocular and oral-motor skills,
imitation of a person or an object, and sequencing actions (aka motor
Spinal Chord Injury Notes
Autonomic dysreflexia (hyperreflexia)
a pathological autonomic reflex seen in patients with high-level SCI. it is
precipitated by a noxious stimulus below the level of lesion and produces
and acute onset of autonomic activity. it
People and Ideas Influencing OT
William Rush Dunton Jr. (1868-1966): Considered the
father of OT but had many other contributors. He
was a psychiatr