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Oregon OT Scope of Practice
How is occupational therapy defined in Oregon?
“Occupational therapy” means the analysis and use of purposeful activity with individuals who are limited by physical injury or illness, developmental or learning disabilities, psycho-social dysfunctions or the aging process in order to maximize independence, prevent disability and maintain health. The practice of occupational therapy encompasses evaluation, treatment and consultation.
What is included in the practice of occupational therapy?
OTs use selected methods or strategies to direct the process of interventions such as:
OTs evaluate factors affecting activities of daily living (ADL), instrumental activities of daily living (IADL), education, work, play, leisure, and social participation, including:
OTs use the following interventions and procedures to promote or enhance safety and performance in activities of daily living (ADL), instrumental activities of daily living (IADL), education, work, play, leisure, and social participation, including
What is specifically excluded from the practice?
Are there any special trainings or requirements?
Oregon OT Mental Health and Behavioral Health Practice
Oregon OT Services for Children and Youth in Early Childhood Programs
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