OT Study terms

  1. Executive functions
    • volition
    • planning
    • purposefull action
    • effective performance
  2. Primariy cognitive functioning
    • orientation
    • attention
    • memory
  3. When introducing tactile stimuli to a child start with
    Deep pressure to decrease deffensiveness
  4. Medicare Part A Home Care
    Individual must be confined to the home and can only leave for medical apptmts or non medical short term and infrequent apptmts or events
  5. An appropriate group for someone w OCD
    -repotting plants
    -sanding cutting board
    -beading a necklace
    -lacing a wallet
    Repoting plants- not a repetative task, no standard of perfection
  6. For a dynamic splint the outrigger should be at how many degress to the joint?
  7. STNR
    reflex facilitated by lfesion of the neck followed by extension of the neck. Response is bilateral UE flexion and LE extension. Abnormal in persons older than 6 months
  8. Side effects of Thorazine
    photosensitivity: this is an antipsychotic med
  9. Standard narrow adult chair dimensions
    16" wide x 16" deep x 20" high
  10. Regular adult chair dimensions
    18" wide x 16" deep x 20" high
  11. Slim standard adult wheelchair dimensions
    14" wide x 16" deep x 20" high
  12. Junior standard chair dimensions
    16" wide x 16" deep by 18.5" high
  13. Accessibility guidlines for wheelchair ramps
    1 foot of ramp length per inch of rise
  14. Ranchos Los Amigos Cog scale Level VI
    • appropriate and goal directed but can become confused
    • Able to complete a simple meal task
  15. Early stages of MS
    LE muscle weakness- accommodate by sitting more often
  16. Task oriented group
    increases memebers awareness of feelings, thoughts, needs, values and behaviors throught the process of choosing, planning and implementing a group activity. Participants can progect thier feelings and study thier behaviors.
  17. Topical group
    Verbal group that focuses on the discussion of activities members are engaged in or will be engaged in outside of the group. Purpose is to improve activityy performance throught problem solving.
  18. Instrumental group
    Designed for individuals with chronic disabilites who are functioning at thier highest level with no anticipation for improvement. Aim is to provide a supportice, safe, structured environment that maintains function, prevents regression, and promotes quality of life
  19. Thematic group
    assists members in acquiring the knowledge, skills and/or attituedes to perform a specific set of skills independently.
  20. Perservation
    persistant focus on a previous topic or behacior aftera new topic is introduced.
  21. Thought blocking
    interruption of a thought process before it's carried to completion
  22. Obsessive thinking
    involves the persistence of an illogical thought
  23. Povery of speech
    speech that is limited in amount and content
  24. Visual scanning
    Ability to systematically observe and locate items in the environment
  25. Visual acuity
    clarity of both near and far
  26. Spatial relations
    ability to relate objects to each other (ie above or below)
  27. Topographical orientation
    ability to find one's way in space
  28. Indications for a videofluoroscopy
    • Miminal cognitive limitations
    • trouble swallowing thing liquids and eating finely chopped foods
    • it is more than an oral stage problem
  29. First toileting skill that a child must developed as a potty trained
    • Indicating when his diaper is wet or soiled
    • usually occurs at 12 months of age
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