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LSC-Tomball Occupational Therapy Department

Occupational therapy assistants help individuals who have become disabled by disease or injury to return to independent living. They work in a variety of areas including hospitals, nursing homes, private clinics, community agencies, and schools. The program at Lone Star College-Tomball begins at the end of August each year and consists of 60 credit hours of coursework. Applications are accepted each spring for fall admission and applicants will be asked to undergo an interview process in order to be considered for the program.


   

 

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Information Sessions

The LSC-Tomball Occupational Therapy Assistant Program occassionally hosts optional information sessions.  Information sessions will be held at 4:30 p.m. on the following dates:

  • September 20, 2017
  • October 18, 2017
  • February 21, 2018
  • March 28, 2018

All sessions are held at the LSC-Tomball Health Science Building located at 700 Graham Drive (Room 120A) in Tomball, across the street from Tomball Regional Medical Center.  

Occupational Therapy Reentry Program

If you are an occupational therapy practitioner (occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant) whose license has lapsed beyond two years and you are planning to renew your license and rejoin your profession, LSC-Tomball offers an Occupational Therapy Reentry Program.  For more information, click here.

Program Accreditation

The Occupational Therapy Assistant Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Ste. 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449, (301) 652-AOTA, www.acoteonline.org.

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) program data results
https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx 

Program Highlights 

  • Five Semester Program - 2 fall semesters, 2 spring semesters, and 1 summer semester
  • Hands-On Preparation - New skills and techniques are learned within a highly interactive program  

Job Performance Standards for the Occupational Therapy Assistant

Approach

  • On-the-Job Training:  Program includes both part-time and full-time fieldwork experiences in healthcare settings.
  • No Friday Classes:  Instead study, work or take care of personal business.

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