The Role Of Ot

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The Role Of Ot

Take this quiz to help you understand what it is exactly occupational therapists do!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
      What are the three main aspects of the OT process of service delivery?
    • A. 

      Evaluation, intervention, and outcomes

    • B. 

      Diagnosis, intervention, and re-evaluation

    • C. 

      Diagnosis, prescription of exercises, and outcomes

    • D. 

      Evaluation, intervention, and re-evaluation

  • 2. 
    Initial Screening tools utilized by OTs include all of the following except _______.
    • A. 

      Medical history/chart review

    • B. 

      Structured observation

    • C. 

      Assessing range of motion

    • D. 

      Brief interview

  • 3. 
    Referral of occupational therapy services may come from ______.
    • A. 

      The individual/their family/caregivers

    • B. 

      Physicians and nurse practitioners

    • C. 

      Teachers and social workers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
       The OT practice framework lists types of OT interventions including all of the following except ______.
    • A. 

      Establish: focusing on establishing a skill that the person had never developed

    • B. 

      Modify: focused on altering the context or demands of an activity in order to support a person’s ability to engage in areas of occupation

    • C. 

      Maintenance: focused on preserving the individual’s current functional level.

    • D. 

      Biomechanical restoration: focused on the individual’s ability to improve a specific body movement

  • 5. 
    Occupational therapy focuses on the upper extremities and physical therapy focuses on the lower extremities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What is not the responsibility of the OT for proper delivery of services.
    • A. 

      To pass the patient to the OTA after the evaluation for the remainder of their stay

    • B. 

      To be accountable for the safety & effectiveness of their service delivery

    • C. 

      To demonstrate competency of specific techniques, assessments, screens, documentation, & intervention plans

    • D. 

      All of the above are not the responsibilities of an OT

  • 7. 
    An OT performs what of the following tasks?
    • A. 

      Evaluation

    • B. 

      Recommending additional consultants

    • C. 

      Client collaboration

    • D. 

      A & C

    • E. 

      A, B, & C

  • 8. 
     An OT uses professional and clinical reasoning to select appropriate intervention methods, including those without scientific evidence, but great testimonial response.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    When monitoring a patient’s outcomes, the OT is responsible for which of the following?
    • A. 

      Sending a patient home without documenting the need for the patient to transition to a more intensive setting, when they require this increase of care

    • B. 

      Not recommending follow-up services or safety techniques for a patient who experienced a stroke

    • C. 

      Selecting, measuring, documenting, & interpreting the expected or achieved outcomes

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 10. 
    What is often the first responsibility of an OT when meeting with a prospective patient?
    • A. 

      Creating a goal

    • B. 

      Talking about the physical environment of their home

    • C. 

      Performing a screen

    • D. 

      Interviewing their family members using the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM)

  • 11. 
    What is the minimum completed amount of training an occupational therapist needs to have in order to be certified?
    • A. 

      Completed a bachelor’s degree in occupational studies with a focus in specific classes such as anatomy and physiology, psychology, sociology, health and wellness, and human development.

    • B. 

      Completed training at an accredited educational program, which is at minimum a master’s degree level (as of 2007).

    • C. 

      Completed an Associate’s degree from an accredited college, supervised clinical experience, and passed the national certification examination

    • D. 

      Completed training at an accredited educational program, which is at minimum a doctoral degree level (as of 2007).

  • 12. 
    Treatment to the client by the occupational therapist often begins with what important step? Developing an individualized plan to achieve prioritized goals by working with the client to achieve their self-identified goals Strategizing with other OT professionals to come up with the best intervention for the client Having the doctor tell the therapist what to do Making an educated guess with what to do based on the skills and processes learned in school and through clinical experience
    • A. 

      Strategizing with other OT professionals to come up with the best intervention for the client

    • B. 

      Developing an individualized plan to achieve prioritized goals by working with the client to achieve their self-identified goals

    • C. 

      Having the doctor tell the therapist what to do after asking the doctor for advice

    • D. 

      Making an educated guess with what to do based on the skills and processes learned in school and through clinical experience

  • 13. 
    True/False: OT’s main role is to practice in the hospital setting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which of the activities listed below is not an ADL (activity of daily living)?
    • A. 

      Bathing

    • B. 

      Dressing

    • C. 

      Eating

    • D. 

      Cleaning the house

  • 15. 
    Which activity is not an IADL (instrumental activity of daily living)?
    • A. 

      Taking medications

    • B. 

      Taking care of family/pets

    • C. 

      Managing money

    • D. 

      Using the telephone

    • E. 

      All answers listed above are correct

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