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2014-10-05 17:30:28

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  1. What is the Assessment of Motor & Process skills(AMPS)?
    This assessment instrument evaluates motor skills & Processing skills in a series of tasks that the particular patient has to do regularly. It is administered by and evaluator, & can be used to assess the client's ability to carry over tasks of daily living.
  2. What is the Baltimore Therapeutic Exercise System(BTE) tool?
    This assessment instrument is used to evaluate a person's ability to perform physical movements such as lifting or bending over that might be part of certain work environments.
  3. What is the Functional Independence Measure(FIM) tool?
    This assessment instrument is used with patients who have brain or spinal cord injuries to assess both mobility and self-care tasks. It can be given periodically to track a client's recovery and progress.
  4. What is the Kohlman Evaluation of Living Skills(KELS) tool?
    This assessment instrument is used to evaluate a person's ability to live independently. It considers self-care in addition to things like financial management & ability to attend to health & safety needs.
  5. What is the Weinsten monofilament test?
    This test helps to determine deficits in light touch related to the peripheral neuropathy( difficulty manipulation of objects or @ risk for injury secondary to sensory impairments. Impairment such as detection of temp or pain.
  6. What is the subjective pain assessment?
    • This assessment addresses sources of pain.
    • Remedies that reduce pain.
    • Duration of pain.
    • Qualitative aspects of pain.
  7. What is the Comprehensive Occupational Therapy Evaluation Tool?
    This evaluation tool is a checklist to evaluate a person's behavior in three areas. The areas are task performance, interpersonal skill, & a category described as general behavior.
  8. What is the Routine Task Inventory tool?
    This evaluation tool can be used to assess how well a person can function independently in the community. It has a checklist that includes a wide range of independent living skills.
  9. What is the Activity Configuration instrument?
    This evaluation tool catalogs a person's weekly schedule in order to clarify all occupational requirements and the general circumstances of the person's daily life.
  10. What is the Barth Time Construction(BTC) evaluation tool?
    This instrument is a version of the Activity Configuration for use with people who have little or no reading/writing skills.
  11. What is the Milwaukee Evaluation of Daily Living Skills (MEDLS)?
    This evaluation instrument is used in working with chronic mentally ill clients, and evaluates a host of daily living skills. It is generally used to establish a baseline picture of the client's functioning, and then can be referred to for treatment planning and case management.
  12. What is the NPI Interest Checklist?
    This evaluation tool assesses the client's leisure life, interests, and potential interests.
  13. What is the assessment tool for TBI? What are the responses?
    • The Ranchos Los Amigos Scale.
    • * Level I - No Response
    • * Level II - Generalized Response
    • * Level III - Localized Response
    • * Level IV - Confused-agitated
    • * Level V  - Confused-inapropreate
    • * Level VI - Confused-appropreate
    • * Level VII - Automatic-appropreate
    • * Level VIII - Purposeful-appropreate
  14. What is the Glasgow Coma Scale and what is it used for?
    • Evaluates functioning in persons with TBI. It is a 15-point scale on which pt's receive scores for motor functions, verbal responses, and eye opening responses. Scores from these categories are added to total 3 to 15, with higher scores reflecting greater function.
    • *Section I covers Motor Responses & 6 categories (1) = No response to Obeys Commands Fully (6).
    • *Section II is verbal responses (1) No response (5) = Alert & Oriented.
    • *Section III Covers eye opening (4)pts = Spontaneous Eye Opening.

    • 3-8 describes a person in a coma state.
    • 9-12 describes a person in moderate              disability.
    • Below 3 is veggie state.
  15. How many and what are the Pediatric assessment tools?
    • (7)
    • Bayley Scales of Infant Development.
    • Bruininks-Oserestsy Test of Motor Proficiency.
    • Denver Developmental Screening Test.
    • Miller Assessment for Preschoolers.
    • Peabody Developmental Motor Scales.
    • Sensory Integrative & Praxis Test.
    • Test of Visual Motor Integration.
  16. What is the Bayley Scales of Infant Development Test.
    • This assessment tool is used to assign ratings to infants less than 2 years of age on three scales.
    • *Behavioral
    • *Mental
    • *Psychomotor
  17. What is the Bruininks-Oserestsy Test of Motor Proficiency?
    This instrument evaluates a variety of motor skills in children.
  18. What is the Denver Developmental Screening Test?
    This tool is used to assign a developmental age to a child who may be lagging developmentally. The scales include rated skills areas such as motor, social, language, & adaptive.
  19. What is the Miller Assessment for Preschoolers tool?
    This instrument (MAP) assesses the child's capacity to learn to perform complex tasks.
  20. What is the Peabody Developmental Motor Scales Tool?
    This instrument evaluates a wide range of motor skills, both fine & gross.
  21. What is the Sensory Integrative & Praxis Test?
    This tool is used to look at sensory integration & sensory processing. It is used especially for children with Autism or suspected Autism.
  22. What is the Test of Visual Motor Integration tool?
    The (VMI) tool evaluates hand/eye coordination & can be used to assess a child's ability to learn handwriting.