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Assessment Tools: A User's Manual for the Occupational Circumstances Assessment Interview and Rating Scale (OCAIRS)

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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A User's Manual for the Occupational Circumstances Assessment Interview and Rating Scale (OCAIRS)

Author: Kirsty Forsyth, Shilpa Deshpande, Gary Kielhofner, Chris Henriksson, Lena Haglund, Linda Olson, Sarah Skinner, and Supriya Kulkarni

Summary: The OCAIRS provides a structure for gathering, analyzing, and reporting data on the extent and nature of an individual's occupational participation. It can be used with a wide range of clients, and would be appropriate for any adolescent or adult client who has the cognitive and emotional ability to participate in an interview. The OCAIRS provides a structured and theoretically based means of developing interview skills in evaluation and treatment.

Format: 75 leaves ; 30 cm.

Library Record:  Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library Reserves (WB 555 F735u 2006 ATOOLS)

URL Link to Publisher:  http://www.cade.uic.edu/moho/productDetails.aspx?aid=35

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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