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By Helene Lohman, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Sue Byers-Connon, BA, COTA/L, ROH and Rene Padilla, MS, OTR/L; Edited by Sue Byers-Connon, BA, COTA/L, ROH
Copyright 2019$98.99, Evolve, Reference
Get the focused foundation you need to successfully work with older adults. Occupational Therapy with Elders: Strategies for the COTA, 4th Edition is the only comprehensive book on geriatric occupational therapy designed specifically for the certified occupational therapy assistant. It provides in-depth coverage of each aspect of geriatric practice — from wellness and prevention to death and dying. Expert authors Helene Lohman, Sue Byers-Connon, and René Padilla offer an unmatched discussion of diverse populations and the latest on geriatric policies and procedures in this fast-growing area of practice. You will come away with a strong foundation in aging trends and strategies for elder care in addition to having a deep understanding of emerging areas such as low-vision rehabilitation, driving and mobility issues, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, new technological advancements, health literacy, public policy, dignity therapy, and more. Plus, you will benefit from 20 additional evidence briefs and numerous case studies to help apply all the information you learn to real-life practice. It’s the focused, evidence-based, and client-centered approach that every occupational therapy assistant needs to effectively care for today’s elder patients.
By Helene Lohman, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska.; Sue Byers-Connon, BA, COTA/L, ROH, Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR and Rene Padilla, MS, OTR/L, Creighton University, Omaha, NE; Edited by Sue Byers-Connon, BA, COTA/L, ROH, Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR