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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT CLASS DETAILS
Upon successful completion of the Occupational Therapy Assistant Associate degree program, Lincoln College of New England graduates should be able to:
- Demonstrate desirable, ethical attitudes and work habits: verbal/written communication skills, creative thinking, problem solving, good judgment, self-reliance, team cooperation, acceptance of change, commitment to life-long learning, support of diversity and technology usage.
- Secure a position in a health care or human service area with demonstrated competency and carryover of the principles of occupation based service.
- Assess and implement the educational concepts in clinical practice that relate specifically to occupational therapy principles, which include assessment, treatment planning, treatment intervention, documentation, and education.
- Reflect the values and attitudes of the occupational therapy profession through ethical practice.
- Continue ongoing lifelong learning to keep current with best practice issues in the profession.
- Practice under the state and federal guidelines set forth for occupational therapy practitioners.
- Sit for the national exam administered by the National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) to become credentialed as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA).
A felony conviction may impact your ability to sit for the NBCOT certification exam. Connecticut requires a license to practice occupational therapy and the granting of a license is based on passing results of the NBCOT Certification Examination.
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT FORMS
Occupational Therapy Assistant Observation Form
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