Pediatric Therapy: An Interprofessional Framework For...
|Author||Thompson, Catherine Rush|
Research has become increasingly clear regarding the benefits of interprofessional collaborations in health care. Pediatric therapists have long recognized that coordinated care and advocacy for children and their families promote healthy growth, development, and participation in a wide range of environments. To this end,Pediatric Therapy: An Interprofessional Framework for Practicehas been designed to engage students and clinicians in interprofessional learning experiences that cultivate collaborative practice and optimize the outcomes of those served.Dr. Catherine Rush Thompson and her team of contributors represent years of experience across the fields of physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology. Rather than discussing each of these fields in isolation, however, the text explores professional roles and responsibilities, emphasizing essential skills needed for collaboration in a range of pediatric settings.Key Interprofessional Concepts Covered:Foundations and philosophies that serve as a basis for pediatric careAssessing infants, children, youth, and adolescents in various situationsLegal and ethical considerations impacting pediatric careUnique issues encountered in settings where pediatric therapies are offeredUsing current evidence and the clinical reasoning process for designing and modifying interventionsEach section ofPediatric Therapyoffers case-based learning activities requiring interprofessional collaboration for clinical reasoning to optimize care. This approach encourages an appreciation of the importance of holistic care, as well as an understanding of the roles, frames of reference, and approaches favored by each discipline.Pediatric therapists and others who work in healthcare and educational settings will appreciatePediatric Therapy: An Interprofessional Framework for Practiceas a guide for developing the interprofessional competencies needed to achieve desired outcomes for children and their families.
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DedicationAcknowledgmentsAbout the Primary EditorAbout the Associate EditorsContributing AuthorsPrefaceSection 1 Interprofessional Approaches to Pediatric PracticeCatherine Rush Thompson, PT, PhD, MS and Pamela Hart, PhD, CCC-SLPSection 2 Interprofessional Frameworks of Pediatric PracticeCatherine Rush Thompson, PT, PhD, MS; Pamela Hart, PhD, CCC-SLP; and Ketti Johnson Coffelt, OTD, MS, OTR/LSection 3 Culturally Competent Pediatric CareCatherine Rush Thompson, PT, PhD, MSSection 4 Overview of Human Growth and Development for Pediatric TherapistsCatherine Rush Thompson, PT, PhD, MSSection 5 Interprofessional Management of Pediatric CareCatherine Rush Thompson, PT, PhD, MS and Grace McConnell, PhD, CCC-SLPSection 6 Interprofessional Care of High-Risk InfantsPamela Hart, PhD, CCC-SLP; Carol Koch, EdD, CCC-SLP; andCatherine Rush Thompson, PT, PhD, MSSection 7 Teamwork in Early InterventionCatherine Rush Thompson, PT, PhD, MS and Lauren Little, PhD, OTR/LSection 8 Working With Families of Young Children With Special NeedsKetti Johnson Coffelt, OTD, MS, OTR/L and Catherine Rush Thompson, PT, PhD, MSSection 9 Providing Support for Children 5 to 21 Years in the Educational SettingJoan Delahunt, OTD, MS, OTR/L; Mildred Oligbo, PT, DPT;Pamela Hart, PhD, CCC-SLP; and Catherine Rush Thompson, PT, PhD, MSSection 10 Providing Interprofessional Medical Care for Children and AdolescentsBrandi Dorton, DPT; Stephanie Orr, PT, DPT, PCS; Joan Delahunt, OTD, MS, OTR/L; Lynn Drazinski, MA, CCC-SLP; and Catherine Rush Thompson, PT, PhD, MSAppendix A Interprofessional Engagement With Children: Testing Developmental ReflexesCatherine Rush Thompson, PT, PhD, MSAppendix B Interprofessional Communication: Selecting Tests and MeasuresCatherine Rush Thompson, PT, PhD, MSAppendix C Interprofessional Collaboration: Wheelchair and Seating EvaluationCatherine Rush Thompson, PT, PhD, MSAppendix D Pediatric Professional Role Play: A Case for Assistive TechnologyPamela Hart, PhD, CCC-SLPAppendix E Evaluating and Using Professional WebsitesCatherine Rush Thompson, PT, PhD, MSAppendix F Educational Resources: Videos and Books Related to Pediatric TherapyCatherine Rush Thompson, PT, PhD, MSIndex