Interprofessional Collaboration in Occupational Therapy

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Routledge, 2001 - Medical - 144 pages
Interaction between professionals/students in various disciplines leads to greater respect, cooperation, and practical knowledge for all!

Interprofessional Collaboration in Occupational Therapy, written by experienced occupational therapists, examines successful programs and models of practice involving collaboration between OT clinicians and allied health professionals. This vital information can help you deliver services to the elderly, the underserved, and the chronically ill that are more effective than traditional primary care models.

This book will show you how to apply the concepts of interprofessional collaboration to:
  • increase professional competence and public accountability
  • improve the cost-effectiveness of the way your resources are used
  • gain better evidence-based decision-making skills
  • make more effective referrals
  • avoid duplication of services to clients
  • make better use of faculty time and classroom space by teaching subjects common to various health professions--anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, and other basic sciences
 

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Contents

Issues for Practice and Research Stanley Paul PhD OTRL Cindee Q Peterson PhD OTR
1
A Model for Interdisciplinary Team Training Barbara Kopp Miller PhD Karen J Ishler MA LSW
13
Partners in Rehabilitation for Persons with Movement Impairments David L Nelson PhD OTR Daniel J Cipriani MEd PT Julie J Thomas PhD OTR
35
A Systematic Review of the Literature Cathy D Dolhi MS OTRL Joan C Rogers PhD OTRIL FAOTA
59
An Interdisciplinary Approach Keli Mu PhD Charlotte Royeen PhD OTRIL FAOTA Karen A Paschal PT MS Andrea M ZardettoSmith PhD
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Susan M Nochajski PhD OTRL
101
Developing a Best Practices Model Yvette D Hyter PhD CCCSLP Ben Atchison PhD OTR James Henry MSW PhD Mark Sloane DO Connie BlackPon...
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Index
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