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OT Foundations Exam 2


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OTR responsibilities
Evaluation, Intervention Planning, Intervention Implementation, Intervention Review, Outcome Evaluation, Termination of OT Services and Discharge Planning, Responsibility of OTA
OTA responsibilities
Delivers OT services under the supervision of and in partnership with the OTR
A belief or an ideal to which an individual is committed
OT Core Values and Attitudes
Altruism, Equality, Freedom, Justice, Dignity, Truth, Prudence
The unselfish concern for the well being of others
Requires that all individuals be perceived as having the same fundamental human rights and opportunities
Allows the individual to exercise choice
Places value on the upholding of moral and legal principles
Emphasizes the importance of valuing the inherent worth and uniqueness of each person
Requires that we be faithful to facts and reality
The ability to govern and discipline oneself through the use of reason
OT Code of Ethics
A public statement of principles used to promote and maintain high standards of conduct within the profession
OT personnel shall demonstrate a concern for the well being and safety of the recipients of their services (altruism, love, humanity)
OT personnel shall intentionally refrain from actions that cause harm
Autonomy, Confidentiality
OT personnel should respect the right of the individual to self- determination
Social Justice
OT personnel shall provide services in a fair and equitable manner
Procedural Justice
OT personnel shall comply with institutional rules, local, state, federal, and international laws, and AOTA documents
Truthfulness and honesty
Treating colleagues and other professionals with respect, fairness, discretion, and integrity
NBCOT categories of violations that warrant disciplinary action
Incompetence, Unethical Behavior, Impairment
NBCOT: Types of Disciplinary Action
Ineligibility for certification, reprimand, censure, probation, suspension, revocation
Ineligibility for Certification
Indefinite or a certain amount of time
Formal, written expression of disapproval; retained in individual's certification file, but not announced publicly
Formal expression of disapproval; announced publicly (NBCOT's web site and its newsletter, Report to the Profession)
Requires that an individual fulfill certain conditions (monitoring, education, supervision, counseling); must meet these conditions to remain certified
The loss of a certification for a specified time after which an individual may need to apply for reinstatement; The QCRC may use suspension when it is determines that a person must complete specific amounts of public service or participate in a rehab program
The individual loses certification permanently
Responsible for the "R" in OTR/L; registration
State Regulatory Boards (SRBs)
Responsible for the "L" in OTR/L; liscense
Disciplinary Action by SRBs
Public censure, Temporary or permanent suspension of a license, monetary fine, imprisonment
Because SRB can suspend or revoke a license...
It controls an individual's ability to practice OT
Direct Advocacy
letter writing, phone calls to and/or meetings with legislators
Indirect Advocacy
belonging to profession associations, advocacy groups, educating the public
Illinois Occupational Therapy Practice Act
What and were OTs are able to intervene, defines the profession, referrals
Medicare and Medicaid
1965; started as a fee for service
Self-pay, grants, costs embedded in larger structures, government payment in the US (medicare, medicaid)
Older adults 65 and up
Medicare Part A
in-patient hospitalizations
Medicare Part B
physician and out-patient services
Help unmet societal need to help low income people
State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)
Provides health insurance to children and some parents in families that are ineligible for Medicaid and for whom health insurance is either unattanable or cost prohibitive
Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA)
Regulates and finances services for children with special needs
Workers Compensations
State program; Pays for care of workers who have injuries or illnesses due to work-related causes
Managed Care
Uses a delivery system that secures cost effective health care
36 hours over a 3 year period
24 hours over a 2 year period