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Occupational Therapy Practitioner Re-entry

Occupational therapist meeting with a patient

Overview

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Summary

The Occupational Therapy Practitioner Re-Entry Program is designed for previously licensed occupational therapy practitioners whose license has lapsed beyond two years and who would like to rejoin the workforce.

The course of study covers eight weeks of online instruction which includes one course in a preferred practice area and one management course followed by four weeks of supervised clinical practice.

Participants who successfully complete both the online and clinical coursework will receive a Certificate of Completion which satisfies the requirements for re-licensure in the state of Texas. Residents of other states will need to verify with their state the requirements for re-licensure.

This program meets the requirements for a professional re-entry program for occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants 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. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Documentation
  • Practice Decision-Making
  • Supervision and Collaboration
  • Ethics
  • Professional Development.

 

Additional information regarding registration and application are provided at http://www.lonestar.edu/Tomball-OT-ReEntry

Program Plan

Courses Contact Hours
OTHAC 1203100-or-OTHAC 1104100-or-OTHAC 1105300-or-OTHAC 1200900 Physical Function in Occupational Therapy-or-Occupational Performance from Birth to Adolescence-or-Occupational Performance for Elders-or-Mental Health in Occupational Therapy 32
OTHAC 1203500 Health Care Management in Occupational Therapy 32
OTHAC 1109100 Occupational Therapy Practice Fieldwork 80
Occupational Therapy Practitioner Re-entry Total 144

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Career Options

Median wage: Wages Vary by Industry

Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:

  • Occupational Therapist2
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant2

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."

Footnotes

  1. Wage data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2016
  2. Position titles vary by employer and location.

Tuition

Program Cost: See advisor for final costs

Financial Aid

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