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Assessment Tools: Canadian occupational performance measure (3rd ed.)

The assessment tool collection encompasses all assessments that are used in medical rehabilitation with a primary focus on physical therapy and occupational therapy.

Canadian occupational performance measure (3rd ed.)

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Canadian occupational performance measure (3rd ed.)

Author: Mary Law, Sue Baptiste, Anne Carswell, Mary Ann McColl, Helene Polatajko, Nancy Pollock

Summary: The Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM)© is an individualized outcome measure designed for use by occupational therapists.  The measure is designed to detect change in a client's self-perception of occupational performance over time. Follow the links below for further information about the COPM. 

Format: (If availabe take from record, if no description of fromat is available leave for Hal. Here is an example of a format statement: "Standardized battery of motor performance tasks")

Library Record:  Call # WB 555 C212ca3 1998 ATOOLS (Reserve Desk)

Population: (From the tool record or description find a sentence that describes the population - Eric/Daisy. If you cannot find one leave for Hal. Here is an example: "Individuals who have sustained cortical damage secondary to stroke, traffic or industrial accidents or assualts that resulted in hemiplegia; chronic stroke patients; and acute stroke patients.")
Completion time     (Eric/Daisy - if you can find a statement of the completion time include - if unsure leave for Hal)


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The Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library will provide assessment tools and outcome measures for loan to faculty, students and staff of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) with a valid University of Manitoba (U of M) Library ID. If you qualify to borrow a tool you will need to fill out and present this form to the NJMHSL Circulation staff.


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