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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 on the following dates and times:

Due to the September 15 info session being cancelled because of Hurrican Nicholas, we will be having a virtual information session on Wednesday, September 22 at 3 p.m.  Use the following link to connect and enter the password COTA:

https://lonestar.webex.com/lonestar/j.php?MTID=m7d116e762c0633eb36a0e2ad74cf10e7

The remaining information sessions for 2021-2022 will be held face to face on the following days/times.  Please come to the Health Science Building (700 Graham Drive in Tomball), classroom 303.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.

Occupational Therapy Practitioner 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 Practitioner 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 6116 Executive Blvd. Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929, (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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