This course provides a roadmap of how to start a private practice. It explains business plans, other factors to consider to start an occupational therapy practice, and provides resources to find mentors, and online trainings to help you along the path to your occupational therapy dream.
Course created on June 10, 2019
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 3: Professional Issues - Administration & Management; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Management (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Professional/Health Care Related (SC), CE Broker #20-727788; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Admin And Management
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 10 steps to take to start an occupational therapy practice or business.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the purpose of a business plan, its key features, and its role in developing an occupational therapy practice.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the role of and sources of mentors and other online available resources in developing an occupational therapy practice.
|5-15 Minutes||What is private practice?; private practice as a business, mentors and their role; sources of mentors|
|15-35 Minutes||10 steps to start a business; evidence and the role of a business plan; types of business plans; components and resources for writing a business plan; sample business plans|
|35-45 Minutes||Funding your business, final steps to starting your business (location, structure, choosing a business name, tax numbers, licenses and permits)|
|45-50 Minutes||Marketing implications; other important concerns|
|50-55 Minutes||Online and other resources; working with consultants|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA
Barbara L. Kornblau is an attorney, an occupational therapist, a certified case manager, a certified pain educator, and a past President of AOTA, who has been in private practice, on and off throughout her 30+ year career in occupational therapy, and mentored and consulted with other occupational therapists starting out in private practice. She is an adjunct professor at Florida A&M University and Rocky Mountain School of the Health Professions. She is a consultant to the United Spinal Association Pathways to Employment Program and the American Association on Health and Disabilities Breast Cancer Awareness for Women with Disabilities Program. She is also a consultant to developing OTD programs. She has hundreds of presentations and publications on topics related to occupational therapy practice, case management, and legal issues.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, Category 3: Professional Issues - Administration & Management 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 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Management (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Professional/Health care related (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 0.1 CEUs for this program.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Admin and Management Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.