Abbreviations commonly used in OT

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ACOTE

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education; recognized as the accrediting agency for occupational therapy education

ADA

Americans with Disabilities Act
law that prohibits discrimination based on disability

ADL

Activities of Daily Living

AJOT

American Journal of Occupational Therapy

AMSIS

Administration and Management Special Interest Section
focuses on diverse administration and management issues

AOTA

American occupational therapy association
National professional society that advances the quality and support of OTs

AOTF

American occupational therapy foundation
Educational organization that serves the public interest by supporting OT's research and increase public's understanding

AOTPAC

American Occupational Therapy Political Action Committee
Committee of AOTA members who aim to influence any OT seeking AOTA election

APA

American Psychiatric Association

APTA

American physical therapy association
National Professional organization of current PT research and news

ASAP

Affiliated State Association Presidents

ASCOTA

American Student Committee of the Occupational Therapy Association
student centered organization

ASHA

American speech hearing association

ASD

assembly of student delegates
student members of AOTA, represents the school at delegate meetings

CCCPD

Commission on Continuing Competence and Professional Development
body of AOTA (RA) and develops and maintains standards for continuing competance

CEU

Continuing educating unit
Measure used in continuing education programs in order to maintain the license

CMOP

Canadian model of occupational performance
how OTs see relationship between person, environment, and occupation. Provides a framework for enabling occupation in a person

COE

Council on occupational education
accreditation process, current standards

COP "Commision On Practice"

promoting the quality of occupational therapy practice

COTA

Certified occupational therapy assistant

DDSIS

Developmental disabilities special interest section

DRG

diagnostic reimbursement groups
Classification representing 23 major diag- nostic categories that aggregates patients into case types based on diagnosis, age, sex, treatment procedures, and discharge status, predicting use of hospital resources and length of stay.

EDSIS

Education Special Interest Section

EI

Early intervention
Children of school age who are discovered to have or be at risk of developing a handicapped position

EISSIS

Early Intervention and School Special Interest Section

GSIS

Gerontology Special Interest Section

HCHSIS

Home & Community Health Special Interest Section

IADL

Instrumental Activities of daily living
Not necessary for fundamental functioning, but let them live independently in a community

ICF

International classification of functioning

IDEA

individuals with disabilities act
law that provides early intervention, special education, and related services to children with disabilities

MHSIS

Mental Health Special Interest Section

MOHO

Model of Human Occupation
Focuses on the motivation for occupation, the pattering of occupational behavior into routines and lifestyles

MSOT

Master of Science degree in OT

NBCOT

National board certification in OT

NSPOT

National Society for the Promotion of Occupational Therapy

OS

??Occupational science??

OTA

Occupational therapy assistant

OTD

Occupational therapy doctorate

OTFC

Occupational therapists in foreign countries

OTIPM

Occupational Therapy Intervention Process Model
Determine and carry out occupational therapy, then monitor client's response to interventions based on reassessment

OTJR

Occupational Therapy Journal of Research

OTPF

Occupational therapy performance

OTR

Occupational Therapist Registered

OTR/L

Occupational Therapist Registered/Licensed

OTS

Occupational Therapy Student
finishing fieldwork rotations, have education, studying OT

PDSIS

Physical Disabilities Special Interest Section

PDU

Professional Development Units

PEO

Person Environment Occupation

PEOP

Person Environment Occupation Performance Model
Defines occupational performance as the outcome of the person, environment, and occupation

POTA

Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association
Recognition/advancement in OT

RA

Representative Assembly
Political institution, people within population of a state come together to debate and negotiate

SEC

Standards and ethics commission
Promotes state's citizens confidence in state government

SIS

Special Interest Section
Support OT's who serve consumers with technology

SISIS

Sensory Integration Special Interest Section part of a professional publication or OT

TSIS

Technology Special Interest Section
Assistive technology

WFOT

World Federation of Occupational Therapists
Official representative of OT worldwide (promotion)

WISIS

Work and Industry Special Interest Section

COPM

Canadian Occupational Performance Measure
Assesment of occupational performance

AMSIS

Administration and Management Special Interest Section
focuses on diverse administration and management issues

SEFWE

Student Evaluation of Fieldwork Evaluation

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