This course provides a detailed review of the requirements for obtaining, maintaining, and renewing an occupational therapy practitioner license in Florida, under the requirements of Florida’s Occupational Therapy Licensure Law and the rules of the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy.
Course created on April 1, 2021
Course Type: Audio, Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, Professional Issues, 01388; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, Laws And Rules (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-770039; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Intermediate, Education And/or Research
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the role of the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy in the regulation of occupational therapy practice in Florida, including discipline for violations of rules governing practice.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the supervision requirements for occupational therapy personnel and the rules for the use of physical agent modalities under the practice act.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the continuing education requirements for license renewal and other recent additions and requirements to the relevant rules under the practice act.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction; Overview of Course, Course Objectives, Purpose of licensure; How laws and rules are made|
|10-20 Minutes||What's new; Relationship between laws and rules that affect OTP; Board staff and roles|
|20-40 Minutes||OT scope of practice; License requirements; Screening; Temporary permits|
|40-50 Minutes||Supervision of OTAs, fieldwork students; aides|
|50-60 Minutes||Violations of board rules and discipline|
|60-70 Minutes||Levels of discipline|
|70-75 Minutes||Use of PAMs|
|80-90 Minutes||Human trafficking|
|90-105 Minutes||CE activities; CE Broker|
|105-110 Minutes||Board news and rule changes|
|110-115 Minutes||Recent legislative changes affecting practice|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
JD OT/L, FAOTA
Barbara L. Kornblau, JD, OTR/L, FAOTA, DASPE, CCM, CDMS, CPE is an attorney, an occupational therapist, a certified case manager, a certified disability management specialist, and a person with a disability. She is a Professor, (working remotely) and Program Director of Idaho State University’s Occupational Therapy Program and a consultant to the United Spinal Association’s Pathways to Employment Program
Dr. Kornblau is a former Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow in the U.S. Senate, where she worked on disability issues. She is a Past President of the American Occupational Therapy Association and a past chair of the AOTA Commission on Standards and Ethics. She is the current Advocacy and Policy Coordinator of AOTA’s Rehabilitation and Disability Special Interest Section. As an attorney, she litigated cases under the Americans with Disabilities Act, involving discrimination in employment, state and local government services, and health care services. Dr. Kornblau has presented nationally and internationally and is widely published.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
Course participation information
To ensure you are ready to participate, please complete our short Test Drive to prepare your computer to view the course.
Login and logout times will be recorded and documented.
Passing an online exam and completing a course evaluation will be required to earn continuing education credit.
Live Webinars allow presenter and participant interaction. The exam and course evaluation for these courses must be completed within 7 days of the event.
On-demand courses include texts, video and audio recordings of live webinars, and multimedia formats. The exam and course evaluation for on-demand courses must be completed within 30 days of course registration.
To participate in the course, complete the exam and course evaluation, and earn continuing education credit, you must be a OccupationalTherapy.com member. Participants must complete the entire course; partial credit is not allowed.
OccupationalTherapy.com is committed to ensuring accessibility to the widest possible audience. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone. If you have questions, requests, or would like to report an accessibility-related issue, please email email@example.com. We will review your request and respond in a timely manner.
Visit our Contact us page or give us a call if you have questions.
American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 01388. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Issues Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 hours, Home Study, Laws and Rules (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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 0.2 CEUs for this program.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 2.5 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Education and/or Research Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.