Clinical and Professional Reasoning in Occupational Therapy.
Clinical and Professional Reasoning in Occupational Therapy
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This comprehensive textbook lets readers develop the strong theoretical and practical foundation needed for effective decision-making in occupational therapy. Emphasis on both clinical and professional reasoning gives readers the skills needed to make informed decisions as practitioners, managers, and educators. This textbook offers easy-to-follow explanations of current theories of clinical and professional reasoning, demonstrating their relevance to occupational therapy work.

"Thinking about Thinking" quotes offer thought-provoking perspectives on reasoning. Case examples and learning activities demonstrate how reasoning is applied in various clinical and professional scenarios. Each chapter includes learning objectives and a key word list. Photographs, figures, and tables support reader understanding.

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--Learning Objectives beginning each chapter set forth the key concepts and skills that readers will know upon completing the chapter successfully.
--Case Examples demonstrate how effective reasoning is applied in handling a range of clinical and professional issues.
--Learning Activities ask readers to apply theories of reasoning to manage various occupational therapy scenarios.
--Thinking about Thinking Quotes offer interesting and thought-provoking perspectives on reasoning from beyond the field of occupational therapy.
--Photographs, figures, and tables support reader understanding
--Chapter Objectives highlight important chapter content
Barbara A. Boyt Schell PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Brenau University, Gainesville, GA

John W. Schell PhD
University of Georgia, Athens, GA


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ISBN/ISSN: 9780781759144
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 7 x 10
Pages: 462
Pub Date: 2007
Weight: 1.8

Foreword

About the Authors

Preface

Contributors

Reviewers

Acknowledgements

UNIT I:THE NATURE OF CLINICAL AND PROFESSIONAL REASONING

Chapter 1:Professional Reasoning as the Basis of Practice

Chapter 2:Therapists' Assumptions as a Dimension of Clinical Reasoning

Chapter 3: Information Processing Theory and Professional Reasoning

Chapter 4: Embodiment: Reasoning with the Whole Body

Unit II:ASPECTS OF PROFESSIONAL REASONING

Chapter 5:Scientific Reasoning

Chapter 6:Narrative Reasoning

Chapter 7:Pragmatic Reasoning

Chapter 8:Ethical Reasoning

Chapter 9:Interactive and Conditional Reasoning: A Process of Synthesis

UNIT III:TEACHING PROFESSIONAL REASONING

Chapter 10:Epistemology: Knowing How You Know

Chapter 11:Teaching for Expert Practice

Chapter 12:Communities of Practice: A Curricular Model That Promotes Professional Reasoning

Chapter 13:Curricular Approaches to Professional Reasoning for Evidence-Based Practice

Chapter 14: Facilitating Clinical Reasoning in Fieldwork: The Relational Context of the Supervisor and Student

UNIT IV:PROFESSIONAL REASONING RESEARCH

Chapter 15: Review of Methodologies for Researching Clinical Reasoning

Chapter 16:Theory and Practice: New Directions for Research in Professional Reasoning

Appendix

Glossary

Index

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