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Occupational Therapy for Children- Module 2: Evaluation and Standardized Tests/Hand Skills

Product #
1080OT
Type
OT/OTA
Hours
10
Approval Status

Course Description:

This course is derived from the textbook Occupational Therapy for Children by Jane Case-Smith, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA and Jane Clifford O'Brien, PhD, OTR/L.  Occupational Therapy for Children focuses on children from infancy to adolescence and gives comprehensive coverage of both conditions and treatment techniques in all settings. The course includes author contributions, new research and theories, new techniques, and current trends to keep the therapist in step with the changes in pediatric OT practice.  The text provides a strong focus on evidence-based practice with the addition of key research notes and explanations of the evidentiary basis for specific interventions. 

This course covers chapters 7, 8, and 10

  • Chapter 7: Purposes, Processes, and Methods of Evaluation
  • Chapter 8: Use of Standardized Tests in Pediatric Practice
  • Chapter 10:  Evaluation and Intervention to Develop Hand Skills 

Methods of Instruction:

Online course available via internet 

Target Audience:

Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapist Assistants 

Educational Level:

Intermediate 

Prerequisites:

None 

Course Goals and Objectives:

At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:

 1.  Identify the primary purposes of an occupational therapy evaluation
 2.  Recognize the occupational therapy practice framework flowchart for developing an child's occupational profile
 3.  Identify proper behavior strategies for testing
 4.  Recognize uses for an arena assessment
 5.  Differentiate between the main purposes for standardized testing
 6.  Differentiate between developmental domains assessed in common screening tools
 7.  Recognize the characteristics and uses of norm-referenced and criterion-referenced tests
 8.  Recognize descriptive statistics
 9.  Recognize ethical considerations in testing
10. Identify common hand skill patterns and differentiate between their characteristics
11. Differentiate between grasp patterns
12. List motor skill prerequisites for in-hand manipulation
13. Identify common general motor problems that affect hand skills
14. Identify goals and interventions for enhancement of common hand skill deficiencies
15. Recognize common problems that may benefit from splinting

Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits:

A score of 70% or greater on the post-test

OT State Approvals

Alabama
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Idaho
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