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Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion In The Occupational Therapy Profession Podcast

Course: #6136Level: Introductory 1 Hour 1359 Reviews

The occupational therapy profession continues to address the effects of implicit bias and discrimination on clients and practitioners. This presentation seeks to address ways occupational therapy personnel can address implicit bias to better meet the needs of diverse clients and coworkers. This is part of the Continued Learning Podcast series.

This is a podcast with no visuals. You can follow along with the handout to frame the talk and complete the exam.

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Course Type: Text, Audio

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Foundational Knowledge, 08147; CE Broker/1.0 CE Broker #20-949487; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Education And/or Research

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify how the diverse backgrounds of students and practitioners affect the occupational therapy profession.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify resources to facilitate personal and professional growth related to diversity, equity, and inclusion within the occupational therapy profession.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify a professional environment that is welcoming to occupational therapy personnel from diverse backgrounds.

Course created on October 10, 2023


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-20 Minutes How Diverse Backgrounds Affect the OT Profession
20-35 Minutes Resources to Facilitate Personal and Professional Growth
35-55 Minutes Professional Environments That Are Welcoming
55-60 Minutes Summary


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Cristina Reyes Smith and Dennis Cleary received an honorarium for presenting these course materials. Dennis Cleary: Intellectual Property: 50% ownership in the Vocational Fit Assessment and VocFit.com; Current Grant Funding: National Institutes of Health Grant: Vocational Fit Assessment and Employment Status in People with Intellectual Disabilities, Florida Developmental Disability Council. Non-financial: Cristina Reyes Smith is a member of AOTA and Chair of ALC-DCC. Dennis Cleary has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 08147. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs/contact hours (Introductory level, Foundational Knowledge Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Education and/or Research Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.

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