Texas-based Lone Star College-Tomball offers an 8-week online program specifically designed for occupational therapy practitioners (OTs and OTAs) who wish to re-enter the profession, but whose licenses have lapsed beyond 2 years.
Stephanie Johnston, fieldwork coordinator and professor for the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program, and Dr Terra Ruppert created the program through Corporate College.
“This program meets the requirements for a professional re-entry program as defined by both the American Occupational Therapy Association and The Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners, and is designed to refresh your knowledge in your area of practice interest as well as explore current trends in the profession,” Johnston says, in a media release from Lone Star College-Tomball.
The course of study includes 8 weeks of online instruction, which includes one course in a preferred practice area and one management course, followed by 4 weeks of supervised clinical practice.
Participants who successfully complete both the online and clinical coursework receive a Certificate of Completion, which satisfies the requirements for re-licensure in the state of Texas. Residents of other states simply verify their state requirements for re-entry. The program is offered each fall and spring semester coinciding with each semester start date for LSC-Tomball. For Spring 2018, registration is due by January 5, the release explains.
[Source(s): Lone Star College-Tomball, PRWeb]