Poster Session  |   November 2018
Functional Transfers in Acute Care: How Occupational Therapists Assign Performance Levels
Author Affiliations
  • Creighton University
  • Neuro-IFRAH, C/DNT, Stillwater Billings Clinic Hospital
Article Information
Assessment Development and Testing / Evidence-Based Practice / Education of OTs and OTAs / Professional Issues / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   November 2018
Functional Transfers in Acute Care: How Occupational Therapists Assign Performance Levels
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505089p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO2012
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505089p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO2012
Abstract

Date Presented 4/19/2018

Occupational therapy practitioners watched a video of a functional patient transfer, then applied a performance level with supporting rationale. Levels assigned ranged from supervision to maximal assistance. The rationales varied widely, with most participants focusing on the actions of the therapist versus the patient.

Primary Author and Speaker: Amy Mayer

Additional Authors and Speakers: Valerie Maeker

Contributing Authors: Kylie Widhelm