Important Update from the Ohio OTPTAT Licensure Board Regarding OTA Licensure Renewal.

For the upcoming 2020 renewal:

  • Expiration date for current OTA licenses has been extended through December 1st, 2020
  • OTAs are encouraged to renew by June 30th if ready to renew
  • 20 units of CE continue to be needed by June 30th, 2020 (completed between July 1, 2018-June 30, 2020, including one hour of ethics, jurisprudence, or cultural competence)

Please see the full memo here.

On-Demand Webinars Available from OOTA

OOTA is now offering 13 on-demand webinars.  Each webinar link will take you to a registration form. Your confirmation email will provide you with the video link and link to the post-test.  Certificates will be issued upon completion of the post-test.  Non-Members can join OOTA on the registration form and enjoy the discounted member rate.

 1. Telehealth in School-Based Occupational Therapy Practice: Embracing Technology and Opportunity
Presented by Melanie Criss, OTD, OTR/L
In this 1.5 contact hour continuing education webinar, participants will gain understanding of the benefits/disadvantages of telehealth, technology used, ethical considerations, and evidence based research regarding telehealth in a pediatric setting. Free.  
2020 Telehealth in School-Based Occupational Therapy Practice

 2.  Diverging, Colliding, Merging- Paths of Communication
Presented by Angela K. Johnson, MS, LPC
Objectives: Participants will gain knowledge of different types of communication, appropriate conflict resolution in the workplace, promoting healthy working environments, and tips for improved verbal/nonverbal communication. 
1.5 CEUs. This webinar will satisfy the ethics requirement for Ohio licensure renewal.  OOTA Members $10   Non-Members $35
Diverging, Colliding, Merging- Paths of Communication Webinar

 3. Ethics: What I Need to Know 
Presenter: Jeri Jahn, OTR/L. North Central Chair
This one hour webinar will 
fulfill the ethics requirement needed to renew your license. OOTA Members $10   Non-Members $35
On-Demand Webinar: Ethics - What I Need to Know

4. Evidence Based Practice Application Round Table
Presented by: Owens Community College OTA class of 2020.
Students will present application of evidence-based practice observed at fieldwork placements. A variety of settings and topics will be addressed. 2 CEUs will be awarded upon completion of the post test.  OOTA Members $10   Non-Members $35
On-Demand Webinar: Evidence-Based Practice Application Roundtable

5. The New Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM): Everything You Wanted to Know (But Were Afraid to Ask!)
Presented by Becky Finni, DHS, OTR/L
1.5 CEUs.  OOTA Members $10   Non-Members $35
PDPM Webinar

6. Concussions Across the Lifespan: The Role of OT
Presented by Talia Gibson, S/OT
1.5 CEUs.  OOTA Members $10   Non-Members $35
WEBINAR: NW Concussions Across the Lifespan: The Role of OT

7. Non-Traditional Sleep Patterns: The Role of OT
Presented by Katelyn Merzke, S/OTA
2 CEUs.  OOTA Members $10   Non-Members $35
Webinar: Non-Traditional Sleep Patterns: The Role of OT

8. Pediatric Behavioral Health Occupational Therapy: Looking at the Whole Picture
Presented by Miranda Tippie, MOT, OTR/L
1.0 CEU. The webinar consists of 1 video and 1 downloadable handout. $15.   https://oota.thinkific.com 

9. You're Doing the Work, Now Give Yourself the Credit: Secrets of Skilled Documentation
Presented by Maria Reinbolt, OT, OTR/L and Connie Burcin, BA, COTA/L
1.5 CEUs.  OOTA Members $10   Non-Members $35
On-Demand Webinar: Secrets of Skilled Documentation

10. Telehealth for the Pediatric Population
Presented by Chelsea McNichols
1 CEU. Members $10  Non-members $35
On-Demand Webinar: Teletherapy for the Pediatric Population

11. On-Demand Webinar: Creative Telehealth Interventions for School-Based Practice Settings 
Presented by Jodie Steiner, COTA/L
1 CEU.  OOTA Members $10.00  Non-Members $35

12. Implementing Evidence Based Practice Into Treatment
presented by Owens Community College OTA students, class of 2021. 
Students will present tangible tools they have created for implementing evidence based practice they have researched. 1.5 CEUs.
The on-demand webinar is $10 for OOTA members and $35 for non-members. 

Register here: On-Demand webinar: Implementing Evidence-Based Practice Into Treatment  

13. Administering Pediatric Assessments via Telehealth
presented by Kelly Tanner, PhD, OTR/L, BCP & Grace Sagester, OTD, OTR/L 1.0 CEU
The on-demand webinar is $10 for OOTA members and $35 for non-members.
Register here: On-demand webinar: Administering Pediatric Assessments via Telehealth