Developing the Occupational Therapy-Specific Mini-Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini-CEX) for Evaluating Interns' Clinical Skills and Attitudes in Pediatric Occupational Therapy
CONCLUSIONS AND RELEVANCE: The occupational therapy-specific Mini-CEX appears to be reliable and valid, and it is appropriate for evaluating interns' skills and attitudes in pediatric occupational therapy practice. What This Article Adds: The results support the development of the occupational therapy-specific Mini-CEX and its application in pediatric internship training.PMID:35904505 | DOI:10.5014/ajot.2022.049319 (Source: The American Journal of Occupational Therapy)
Source: The American Journal of Occupational Therapy - July 29, 2022 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Chung-Pei Fu Yu-Lan Chen Nung-Chen Kuo Chia-Ting Su Ching-Kai Huang Ming-Wei Li Hsin-Yu Chi Chien-Lun Yang Wan-Ying Chang Source Type: research

Applying 'cultural humility to occupational therapy practice: a scoping review protocol
Introduction Cultural humility is becoming increasingly important in healthcare delivery. Recognition of power imbalances between clients and healthcare providers is critical to enhancing cross-cultural interactions in healthcare delivery. While cultural humility has been broadly examined in healthcare, knowledge gaps exist regarding its application in occupational therapy (OT) practice. This scoping review protocol aims to: (1) describe the extent and nature of the published health literature on cultural humility, including concepts, descriptions and definitions and practice recommendations, (2) map the findings from obje...
Source: BMJ Open - July 29, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Singh, H., Sangrar, R., Wijekoon, S., Nekolaichuk, E., Kokorelias, K. M., Nelson, M. L. A., Mirzazada, S., Nguyen, T., Assaf, H., Colquhoun, H. Tags: Open access, Health services research Source Type: research

Feasibility of Implementing a Modified SENSE Program to Increase Positive Sensory Experiences for Preterm Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU): A Pilot Study
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Source: Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics - July 29, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Kate N. de Castro Jeryl D. Benson Hillary Thomas Vinit Manuel Sanjay Mitra Source Type: research

The Modified Interest Checklist: Translation and Cultural Adaptation Among an Arabic-Speaking Inpatient Psychiatric Sample
CONCLUSIONS AND RELEVANCE: The Arabic translation of the Modified Interest Checklist was generated for potential use in research and clinical practice with Arabic-speaking clients with psychiatric disorders and mental health conditions. Further validation of the developed Arabic version is imperative. What This Article Adds: This brief report provides a culturally adapted Arabic translation of the Modified Interest Checklist that could be useful to rehabilitation professionals who would like to use this checklist for Arabic-speaking clients with psychiatric disorders and mental health conditions.PMID:35900365 | DOI:10.5014...
Source: The American Journal of Occupational Therapy - July 28, 2022 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Hassan Izzeddin Sarsak Source Type: research

Linking Antiracist Action From the Classroom to Practice
Am J Occup Ther. 2022 Sep 1;76(5):7605345030. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2022.050054.ABSTRACTIn the wake of sociopolitical movements to address health inequities and race-based violence in the United States, there have been calls to take up antiracist practices in the occupational therapy profession. This call aligns with Vision 2025 and requires intentional dialogue and instruction on racism and antiracism, beginning in occupational therapy academic programs. Although it is important to engage in discussions on racism and antiracism, it is equally imperative that members of the profession take action to ameliorate the consequences...
Source: The American Journal of Occupational Therapy - July 28, 2022 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Khalilah R Johnson Anne Kirby Selena Washington Ryan Lavalley Tomeico Faison Source Type: research

A Parent Guidebook for Occupational Therapy Using Ayres Sensory Integration ®
CONCLUSIONS AND RELEVANCE: The parent guidebook for ASI is ready for further testing and use. What This Article Adds: This report adds knowledge translation and best practice strategies in parent education to the parent guidebook for ASI and provides evidence that it is acceptable by experts, parents, and clinicians.PMID:35900366 | DOI:10.5014/ajot.2022.049419 (Source: The American Journal of Occupational Therapy)
Source: The American Journal of Occupational Therapy - July 28, 2022 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Cecilia Roan Zoe Mailloux Amy Carroll Roseann C Schaaf Source Type: research

Occupational and Physical Therapists' Use of Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Emotion Regulation Strategies During Patient Interactions: A Qualitative Study
CONCLUSIONS AND RELEVANCE: The ability to regulate one's own and others' emotions is an essential part of therapists' work. In this study, therapists used a wide range of emotion regulation strategies to benefit themselves and their patients. What This Article Adds: This is the first study to identify the specific intrapersonal and interpersonal emotion regulation strategies used by occupational and physical therapists during patient-therapist interactions. This study makes an important contribution to understanding therapists' use of proactive and reactive emotion regulation strategies to build and maintain therapeutic re...
Source: The American Journal of Occupational Therapy - July 28, 2022 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Ayana Horton David Holman Gail Hebson Source Type: research

IJERPH, Vol. 19, Pages 9233: A Literature Review of High-Tech Physiotherapy Interventions in the Elderly with Neurological Disorders
telarou Neurological physiotherapy adopts a problem-based approach for each patient as determined by a thorough evaluation of the patient’s physical and mental well-being. Τhis work aims to provide a literature review of physical therapy interventions in the elderly with neurological diseases (NDs) and discuss physiotherapy procedures and methods that utilize cutting-edge technologies for which clinical studies are available. Hence, the review focuses on acute NDs (stroke), deteriorating NDs (Parkinson’s disease), and age-related cognitive impairment. The most used physiotherapy ...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - July 28, 2022 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Marios Spanakis Ioanna Xylouri Evridiki Patelarou Athina Patelarou Tags: Review Source Type: research

Participatory Methods to Develop Health Education for PW-SCI: Perspectives on Occupational Justice
Can J Occup Ther. 2022 Jul 26:84174221116250. doi: 10.1177/00084174221116250. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND.: Many people with spinal cord injury (PW-SCI) in the Gaza Strip in Palestine are discharged from inpatient rehabilitation with limitations in their ability to meet basic needs, and reach their full potential. There is limited evidence of how clinicians can promote occupational justice for PW-SCI.PURPOSE.: To describe participants' perspectives revealed during a participatory action research (PAR) process used to develop an education manual for PW-SCI in Gaza, using Participatory Occupational Justice as a ...
Source: Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy - July 27, 2022 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Moussa K Abu Mostafa Nicola A Plastow Maggi Savin-Baden Source Type: research

Participatory Methods to Develop Health Education for PW-SCI: Perspectives on Occupational Justice
Can J Occup Ther. 2022 Jul 26:84174221116250. doi: 10.1177/00084174221116250. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND.: Many people with spinal cord injury (PW-SCI) in the Gaza Strip in Palestine are discharged from inpatient rehabilitation with limitations in their ability to meet basic needs, and reach their full potential. There is limited evidence of how clinicians can promote occupational justice for PW-SCI.PURPOSE.: To describe participants' perspectives revealed during a participatory action research (PAR) process used to develop an education manual for PW-SCI in Gaza, using Participatory Occupational Justice as a ...
Source: Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy - July 27, 2022 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Moussa K Abu Mostafa Nicola A Plastow Maggi Savin-Baden Source Type: research

Incorporating merged treatment procedures for children with autism: A case report
We examined interprofessional collaboration in a pre-service training model which incorporated the merging of three treatments: Occupational Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, and Applied Behavior Analysis. We examined the effects of changes in the clinician interprofessional skill repertoire on therapeutic outcomes for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Three licensed professionals modeled core techniques from their respective professions to establish benchmark standards for skill demonstration in the treatment of children with autism. Treatment phases were implemented sequentially targeting multiple therapist and c...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - July 26, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Robyn Starry Trevor F Stokes Marsha Longerbeam Elizabeth Richardson Source Type: research

Psychotherapy Within Occupational Therapy Literature: A Scoping Review : La psychoth érapie dans littérature ergothérapique: une revue de portée
Can J Occup Ther. 2022 Jul 26:84174221102732. doi: 10.1177/00084174221102732. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTBackground. Recent changes in the Canadian regulatory landscape have prompted reflections on the role and scope of occupational therapy in the provision of psychotherapy. Purpose. To document how psychotherapy has been explored in occupational therapy literature. Method. We conducted a scoping review following Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses Scoping Review (PRISMA-ScR) guidelines by searching eight databases (e.g., Medline, AMED, CINAHL, EMBASE, PsycINFO, Cochrane Database of System...
Source: Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy - July 26, 2022 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Carrie Anne Marshall Michelle Murphy Kristina Marchiori Suliman Aryobi Pam Wener Catherine White Nadine Lariviere Roxanne Isard Avneet Chohan Mary Forhan Niki Kiepek Skye Barbic Victoria Sarunsky Sandra Moll Source Type: research

Incorporating merged treatment procedures for children with autism: A case report
We examined interprofessional collaboration in a pre-service training model which incorporated the merging of three treatments: Occupational Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, and Applied Behavior Analysis. We examined the effects of changes in the clinician interprofessional skill repertoire on therapeutic outcomes for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Three licensed professionals modeled core techniques from their respective professions to establish benchmark standards for skill demonstration in the treatment of children with autism. Treatment phases were implemented sequentially targeting multiple therapist and c...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - July 26, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Robyn Starry Trevor F Stokes Marsha Longerbeam Elizabeth Richardson Source Type: research

Psychotherapy Within Occupational Therapy Literature: A Scoping Review : La psychoth érapie dans littérature ergothérapique: une revue de portée
Can J Occup Ther. 2022 Jul 26:84174221102732. doi: 10.1177/00084174221102732. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTBackground. Recent changes in the Canadian regulatory landscape have prompted reflections on the role and scope of occupational therapy in the provision of psychotherapy. Purpose. To document how psychotherapy has been explored in occupational therapy literature. Method. We conducted a scoping review following Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses Scoping Review (PRISMA-ScR) guidelines by searching eight databases (e.g., Medline, AMED, CINAHL, EMBASE, PsycINFO, Cochrane Database of System...
Source: Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy - July 26, 2022 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Carrie Anne Marshall Michelle Murphy Kristina Marchiori Suliman Aryobi Pam Wener Catherine White Nadine Lariviere Roxanne Isard Avneet Chohan Mary Forhan Niki Kiepek Skye Barbic Victoria Sarunsky Sandra Moll Source Type: research

Occupational Therapy for People with Early Parkinson's Disease: A Retrospective Program Evaluation
CONCLUSION: Occupational therapists reached people in the early stages of PD when a specific program was tailored to evaluate and target their specific needs. Motor activity deficits noted in individuals with early PD support future scaling and sustainability efforts of OT within this population. Quality improvement suggestions are discussed for future implementation and clinical trials.PMID:35873703 | PMC:PMC9300278 | DOI:10.1155/2022/1931468 (Source: Parkinsons Disease)
Source: Parkinsons Disease - July 25, 2022 Category: Neurology Authors: Alan Sadural Jillian MacDonald Joelle Johnson Kavita Gohil Miriam Rafferty Source Type: research