Skip to main content
questions, ask us

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

Xan Goodman, Nursing, Integrated Sci & Public Health Librarian's picture
Xan Goodman, Nursing, Integrated Sci & Public Health Librarian
Contact:
Lied Library
Office 1184
702-895-2233

Fall 2020 Special Update

Fall 2020 Special Announcement

Hello everyone, the UNLV University Libraries are open. However, I'm working remotely and available to meet with you by phone or virtually. To schedule an appointment click here.

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. 

© University of Nevada Las Vegas