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Title Preparing for professional practice in health and social care / edited by Anita Atwal and Mandy Jones
Published Chichester, U.K. ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 204 pages)
Contents Interprofessional teamwork / Anita Atwal and Wolfie Smith -- Management of self, health service users, and their families / Mandy Jones and Alison Warland -- Reflection and professioal practise / Alison Blank -- Challenges of client-centred practice in professional practise / Thelma Sumsion -- Empowerment in the context of practise : "The times are a changin'" / Margaret Gallagher and Elizabeth Cassidy -- Cultural issues in professional practise / Kee Hean Lim -- The ethics of healthcare and multi-professional dilemmas / David Anderson-Ford -- Documentation and the use of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) in inter-professional working / Anne Macintyre -- Preparation for professional practice : evidence-based practice / Sally Spencer -- The golden thread of continuing professional development and professional portfolios / Margaret Gallagher -- Preparation for health and social care employment / Mandy Jones and Judith Macintyre -- Career planning for therapists / Christine Craik
Summary Preparing for Professional Practice in Health and Social Care is the ultimate companion for students and newly qualified practitioners in occupational therapy, physiotherapy and other allied health professions. A multi-professional team of qualified and experienced contributors explain key concepts in professional practice within the contexts of health, social care and education systems. Topics range from law, ethics and client-centred practice to interprofessional working, team-building, communication skills and reflective practice. Further chapters provide practical guidance on writing a CV, applying for jobs and interview technique, as well as offering advice on career-planning and continuing professional development
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Occupational therapy -- Practice.
Physical therapy -- Practice.
Allied Health Occupations.
Allied Health Personnel.
Interprofessional Relations.
Professional Practice.
Professional-Patient Relations.
Form Electronic book
Author Atwal, Anita.
Jones, M. (Mandy), 1967-
ISBN 1405175931 (paperback; alk. paper)
1444316346 (electronic bk.)
9781405175937 (paperback; alk. paper)
9781444316346 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; alk. paper)
Other Titles Health and social care