Synopses & Reviews
Are you a student preparing for the NBCOT exam? Looking for only one study guide to help you prepare for this important day? Wondering what thousands of your peers and fellow students have relied on for their studying needs? The answer is the OTA Exam Review Manual
-now available in a completely updated and revised second edition
with over 550 questions.
This invaluable study tool is designed to guide students through the studying process from start to finish. With a redesigned question format to match the NBCOT exam, more questions, and an on-line testing component, this second edition is a study guide that inspires critical thinking.
Karen Sladyk and her co-authors incorporate domain-, task-, and knowledge-style questions as a way to prepare students for the pace of the NBCOT exam. This collection of questions enables students to think logically for the answers, not just practice for the exam.
The OTA Exam Review Manual, Second Edition also includes an on-line testing component. With 250 questions (50 more than the previous edition), this feature assists students with integrated learning and the ability to maximize their computer testing skills.
Covering topics such as study techniques, content outlines, fieldwork, and life after the exam, the OTA Exam Review Manual, Second Edition is the most current and extensive review on the market for OTA students.
- Contains 550 questions (50 more than the previous edition) divided into 11 one-hour test period simulations
- Redesigned question format to match new NBCOT exam
- Includes a new user-friendly, on-line testing component incorporating domain-style questions from the book
- Worksheets, time organizers, and appendix resources
About the Author
Karen Sladyk, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, has a bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from Eastern Michigan University and a master’s degree in community health from Southern Connecticut State University. She is currently a doctoral candidate in adult and vocational education at the University of Connecticut. Karen recently accepted a new position as program director at Bay Path College in Longmeadow, Massachusetts. As program director, she has developed a student-centered curriculum. As an occupational therapy teacher, Karen’s interests include clinical reasoning and fieldwork. OT Student Primer: A Guide to College Success is Karen’s second book written for students. OTR Exam Review Manual was written with peers to guide students through the NBCOT exam. Karen’s focus is on meeting students’ needs through her informative books. She resides in Vernon, Connecticut, in a very old house with two cats. When she is not busy with academic challenges, she enjoys quilt making.
Table of Contents
About the Authors
Section I: Getting Ready
Chapter 1: The Exam Process
Karen Sladyk, PhD, OTR, FAOTA and Lori Vaughn, OTR/L
Section II: Study Techniques
Chapter 2: Preparation and Studying to Meet the Challenge
Lori S. Gilmore, MS, CSE
Chapter 3: Content Study Outlines
Chapter 4: Fieldwork Experience as a Study Guide
Section III: Study Questions
Chapter 5: Domain, Task, and Knowledge Questions and Answers
Chapter 6: Domain-Style Study Questions and Answers
Section IV: Life After the Exam
Chapter 7: Waiting for the Results
Appendix A. Selected Occupational Therapy Annotated Bibliography
Appendix B. Common Abbreviations