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Interprofessional Collaboration in Occupational Therapy

1st Edition

By Stanley Paul, Cindee Peterson


152 pages

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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

Table of Contents


  • Interprofessional Collaboration: Issues for Practice and Research
  • The Rural Elderly Assessment Project: A Model for Interdisciplinary Team Training
  • Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy: Partners in Rehabilitation for Persons with Movement Impairments
  • Dementia, Nutrition, and Self-Feeding: A Systematic Review of the Literature
  • Promoting Awareness and Understanding of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy in Young School Aged Children: An Interdisciplinary Approach
  • Collaboration Between Team Members in Inclusive Educational Settings
  • A Response to Traumatized Children: Developing a Best Practices Model
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / General
MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / Occupational Therapy