Card Set Information
American Occupational Therapy Association
-advocates & supports OTs
American Occupational Therapy Foundation
charitable, takes donations for research, awareness, education, etc.
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
accredits OT schools
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
Exam to become Registered OTR
Occupational Therapy Association of California
advocates & supports OTs in California
California Foundation for Occupational Therapy
charitable, research, etc
California Board of Occupational Therapy
gives you your license to practice in California OTR/
Healthy People 2020
American-establishes goals to reduce health threats
World Health Organization
leadership in global health matters
ICD (international classification of diseases)
Evidence Based Practice
Using the best evidence available from strong scientific research to treat clients. (usually will involve clinical trails and quantitative
A health profession that aims to help people with and w/out disabilities find and maintain balance, fulfillment and independence in their lives through occupations.
Focus on the client's individual and unique needs, collaborating with client to create plans and goals for recovery.
Seeing each client as different and treating them as a whole person rather than simply concentrating on their condition.
Focus on the meaning and value of occupations.
Why & when is an occupation used, how is it used.
Preventing illness/disability and promoting wellness
Any activity that has form, function and brings meaning to a person's life.
Doing good, maximizing benefits
Avoiding harm, not doing bad
Autonomy & Confidentiality
Free will, self-determination & respect for individuality (ex
: client refuses services)
Protecting private information, getting consent for research.
Compliance with laws, rules & association policies
Following the Code of Ethics
Awareness of professional standards
Truthful & honest
Accurately represent services and disclose information
Integrity & Fairness
Treat people well, fair & with respect
Protect rights of others
What are the OT Domains?
Areas of Occupation