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Assessment Tools: Occupational Self Assessment (OSA), Version 2.2

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

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Occupational Self Assessment (OSA), Version 2.2

Author: Kathi Baron, Gary Kielhofner, Anita Iyenger, Victoria Goldhammer, and Julie Wolenski

Summary: The Occupational Self Assessment (OSA) is an evaluation tool and an outcome measure based on the Model of Human Occupation ... The OSA is designed to capture clients' perceptions of their own occupational competence and of the occupations they consider important. As such, the OSA is designed to be a client-centered assessment that gives voice to the client's view.
Format: 67 leaves ; 30 cm. ; PDF document purchased and printed from publisher's website

Library Record:  Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library Reserves (WB 555 B265o 2006 ATOOLS) 

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 assaults that resulted in hemiplegia; chronic stroke patients; and acute stroke patients.")
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 Determine Validity and Reliability    
To determine validity and reliability of this test copy and paste the search string into a PubMed (U of M faculty, students and affiliated users use this PubMed link):

("cognitive performance test") AND ((((("Reproducibility of Results"[Mesh]) OR "Sensitivity and Specificity"[Mesh])) OR (reliabl* OR valid*)) OR (sensitiv* AND specif*)) 

To search the validity and reliability in CINAHL copy and paste this search string into CINAHL (U of M faculty, students and affiliated users only)

(("cognitive performance test”) OR (IN cognitive performance test)) AND (( (MH "Reliability and Validity+") OR (MH "Measurement Issues and Assessments+") OR (MH "Predictive Validity") OR (MH "Sensitivity and Specificity") ) OR ( reliabil* OR valid* ) OR ( sensitivity and specificity ))

Use Policy

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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