Occupational Therapy Assistant
The Occupational Therapy Assistant curriculum prepares individuals to work under the supervision of a registered/licensed Occupational Therapist in screening, assessing, planning and implementing treatment, and documenting progress for clients receiving occupational therapy services. Course work includes human growth and development, conditions that interfere with activities of daily living, theory, and process of Occupational Therapy, individual/group treatment activities, the therapeutic use of self, activity analysis, and grading/adapting activities and environments. Graduates may be eligible to take the national certification examination for practice as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant.
Selective Admission Process
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE EACH ACADEMIC YEAR
The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®) .
|Wed||Feb 19, 2020||1:00 – 2:00 pm|
|Fri||Mar 27, 2020||9:00 – 10:00 am|
The total number of graduates from Cape Fear Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant program during the 3-year period of 2017-2019 was 53, with an overall graduation rate of 90%.
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Program results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found online at the NBCOT website.
NOTE: Graduates of the OTA program are required to apply for NBCOT certification. Candidates applying for the Certification Examination must notify the NBCOT’s Qualifications Review Committee (QRC) if they have ever been charged with or convicted of a felony. A felony conviction may prevent the candidate from taking the examination.
- American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
- Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Educators (ACOTE)
- National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)
- World Federation of Occupational Therapist (WFOT)
- North Carolina Occupational Therapy Association (NCOTA)
- North Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy (NCBOT)