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6 05, 2019

Prosthesis NBCOT Study Guide

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Types of Prostheses - Upper Extremity There are following types of Prosthesis : Body-powered: Body motion is used to apply tension on the control cable to activate the terminal device and elbow unit. Cosmetic or Passive: Has no FUNCTIONAL parts and it is made to look like the remaining limb as much as possible, including [...]

5 05, 2019

NBCOT Exam Key Facts

By |2019-10-26T06:22:38+00:00May 5th, 2019|OT Exam|0 Comments

NBCOT Exam Key Facts : Precautions Weight-bearing Precautions. Non-weight bearing: 0% of body weight. Toe-touching weight-bearing: Up to 20% of body weight. Partial weight-bearing: 20-50% of body weight. Posterior Hip (THR) Precautions. No… Flexion >60-90 degrees; “knee above hip”. Internal rotation of leg. Hip Adduction/crossing legs. Avoid excess trunk flexion. Anterior Hip (THR) Precautions. Hip [...]

4 05, 2019

Hand and Upper Extremity Disorders, Injuries, and Splints

By |2019-10-26T06:24:50+00:00May 4th, 2019|OT Exam|0 Comments

Hand and Upper Extremity Disorders, Injuries, and Splints Dupuytren’s Disease: Disease of the fascia of the palm and digits and Fascia becomes thick and contracted. It’s develops cords and bands that extend into the digits. It’s results in flexion deformities of the involved digits. OT intervention: wound care, edema control, A/PROM with progression to strengthening [...]

2 05, 2019

Allen Cognitive Levels (ACL) | NBCOT Exam

By |2019-10-26T06:27:08+00:00May 2nd, 2019|OT Exam|0 Comments

Allen Cognitive Levels (ACL) - OT Miri Allen Cognitive Level-1: Automatic Actions Awareness. Cognition profoundly impaired. Respond to internal cues. Change in level os arousal is a response to external stimuli. Attention is a few seconds. TOTAL ASSIST Elicit automatic actions. Withdrawing. Responding to stimuli. Locating stimuli. Rolling in bed. Raising body parts. Treatment: Sensory [...]

1 05, 2019

Sensory Processing Disorders for NBCOT Study Guide

By |2019-10-26T06:28:11+00:00May 1st, 2019|OT Exam|0 Comments

Sensory Processing Disorders | NBCOT Exam Tactile Defensiveness/Hyperresponsivity: An over-reaction to touch or tactile experiences, which may result in avoiding touch from others, dislike of crowds, irritation of having hair washed or cut, avoidance of certain textures of clothing or objects. Dislikes getting hands in sand, finger paint, glue or similar materials. Dislikes games that [...]

30 04, 2019

Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics | NBCOT Exam

By |2019-10-26T06:29:15+00:00April 30th, 2019|OT Exam|0 Comments

Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics – OT Miri Beneficence Nonmaleficence Autonomy Social Justice Procedural Justice Veracity Fidelity Beneficence- Is it beneficial? The well being and benefiting the the client.When it comes to evaluations you need to use ones that are relevant and up to date and appropriate to that person. Interventions based on evidence based [...]

30 04, 2019

Median Ulnar Radial Nerve Injury | NBCOT Exam

By |2019-10-26T06:30:21+00:00April 30th, 2019|OT Exam|0 Comments

Median Ulnar Radial Nerve Injury - OT Miri Radial = Red Ulnar = Green Median = yellow Radial Nerve Injury Clinical Sign at the Wrist for a low lesion injury (meaning injured more distal towards wrist). Radial = wrist extension, if injured wrist is unable to maintain extension. Radial= wrist extension. If injured you will [...]

29 04, 2019

Infant Reflexes | NBCOT Exam

By |2019-10-26T06:31:52+00:00April 29th, 2019|OT Exam|0 Comments

Infant Reflexes - OT MIRI Infant Reflexes (AS TAKEN FROM OT MIRI Vidoes) Name Age Stimulus Response Rooting Reflex (Search) Find locate food 28 gestation 3 months integration Touch stroke baby’s check, mouth and lip area Baby’s head mouth and tongue will turn and move towards touch Suck Swallow (Eat Food) 28 weeks gestation, 2-5 [...]

28 04, 2019

Developmental Assessments Occupational Therapy

By |2019-10-26T06:38:34+00:00April 28th, 2019|OT Exam|0 Comments

Developmental Assessments Occupational Therapy NBCOT exam you need to know The purpose of the assessment The population that is assessed the age range that its for The problem area that it is trying to analyze Problem areas include: Motor, sensory, visual/perceptual, cognition, psychosocial Don’t memorize every detail of an assessment. Find keywords and concepts to [...]

28 04, 2019

Rancho Level of Cognitive Functioning | NBCOT Exam

By |2019-10-26T06:36:42+00:00April 28th, 2019|OT Exam|0 Comments

Rancho Level of Cognitive Functioning - OT Miri COMMON THEMES IN LEVELS LEVELS 1-3 (Total Assistance) Very low moto movement. Significantly delayed response to any commands or stimuli. LEVELS 4-6 (Confused) Unable to learn Attention is divided and fleeting and non-specific (Not goal directed behavior). LEVELS 7-8 (Automatic/Purposeful) New Learning Correct and modify action or [...]