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LSC-Kingwood Occupational Therapy Assistant Department

Occupational Therapy is a dynamic allied health profession that provides specialized assistance to help people learn or regain skills needed to lead productive and satisfying lives. Through therapeutic intervention, occupational therapy maximizes independence for individuals of all ages who have physical, emotional, social or developmental disabilities.

In lieu of observation hours in healthcare facilties, please watch this short video and answer the questions. This document will replace your points for your observation hours. Please see the attached video link: https://youtu.be/jwwOXlLYQ4Q. Based on the video, answer the following questions: Observation Hours Video updated 03.22.2022.pdf

OTA Information Sessions

Information sessions will be held at on the following days and times: 

The Program

The Lone Star College-Kingwood Occupational Therapy Assistant program is a full-time, daytime program beginning each January. Program curriculum is developed under the guidelines of the American Occupational Therapy Association and includes academic and technical courses. In the final semester, students are placed in local healthcare facilities for a minimum of 16 weeks (full-time) to complete fieldwork requirements.

Upon successful completion of the program, students graduate with an Associate of Applied Science Degree. Program graduates will be eligible to take the national certification exam to become a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA).

ACOTE® accredited occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant educational programs satisfy the states’ educational requirements in all states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Students graduating from an ACOTE® accredited occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant educational program are eligible to take the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) certification exam and apply for licensure in all states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. For more information regarding state qualifications and licensure requirements, please refer to the AOTA State Licensure webpage.

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) located at:

ACOTE
6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200
North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929
301.652.AOTA (2682)
http://www.acoteonline.org

Results of National Board For Certification In Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) Examination Program Performance Data on the https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx

 

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