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Occupational Therapy

This guide is intended to support doctor of occupational therapy students and their faculty with their scholarly research efforts.

Allied Health Sciences, Nursing, Community Health Sciences Librarian

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Xan Goodman, SON, IHS, SPH, SDM Health Sciences Librarian
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About this Guide

Welcome to the Occupational Therapy Guide!

This guide is designed to connect students and faculty in the School of Integrated Health Sciences occupational therapy programs at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with library resources. 

Please feel free to explore the guide and recommend resources.


Attribution: Mental Health OT_Female 

What is Occupational Health?

"Occupational Therapy means the therapeutic use of everyday life activities (occupations) with individuals, groups,organizations, and populations for the purpose of participation in roles and situations in roles and situations in the home, school, workplace, community, or other settings. Occupational therapy services are provided for the purpose of promoting health and wellness to those who have or at risk for developing an illness, injury, disease, disorder, condition, impairment, disability, activity limitation, or participation restriction." 

-Standards of Practice Occupational Therapy 

(Visit the Standards of Practice of Occupational Therapy for more information about occupational therapy.)

Recommended Resources

Here are some good places to start your research.

Clinical Resources

Here are some recommended resources for use in clinical settings. 

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