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Culture in Rehabilitation: From Competency to Proficiency

Culture in Rehabilitation: From Competency to Proficiency
Author: Matin Royeen - Jeffrey L. Crabtree
ISBN 13: 9780130900722
ISBN 10: 130900729
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2005-06-18
Format: Paperback
Pages: 400
List Price: $95.60

Our ethnic and diverse populations have varying needs when it comes to rehabilitative health care. This resource, geared to the future health practitioner, details cross-cultural competence in occupational therapy.

This book provides a foundation for understanding the cultural changes and forces existing in the United States today and how to integrate those changes and forces into practice. It will help the future practitioner develop an understanding and appreciation for culture and its impact on rehabilitation. Real life case studies bring concepts to life. Additionally, each chapter features a highlight box profiling an individual health care consumer from a specific culture or ethnicity.

Rehabilitation students and professionals.