This course is designed for the OTA who is interested in pursuing a career in academia, and for the OT who is interested in learning how to support the addition of an OTA faculty member to their program.
Course created on October 15, 2019
Course Type: Video, Audio
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 3: Professional Issues - Contemporary Issues And Trends; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Management (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Professional/Health Care Related (SC), CE Broker #20-675593; IACET/0.1; NBCOT/1.25 Beginner, Education And/or Research
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the degree requirements for an OTA to work in an academic setting.
- After this course, participants will be able to distinguish between ACOTE standards A, B, and C with relevance to OTA programs.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify a minimum of 3 ways to begin the transition from practitioner to professor through teaching, leadership, and advocacy.
|5-15 Minutes||Overview of OTA programs|
|15-25 Minutes||Understanding the ACOTE standards|
|40-55 Minutes||Making the Transition- Practitioner to Professor|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Krysta Rives, MBA, COTA/L, CKTP
Krysta has been an Occupational Therapy Assistant since 2013, practicing primarily in Pennsylvania and New York. Through travel therapy opportunities she was able to hone her skill set in creating and implementing therapeutic interventions across the lifespan. Krysta gained experience in both clinical and management roles before finding her passion in the practice area of academic education.
Krysta is now employed as a Founding OTA Program Director and Assistant Professor, she serves at the national level on the AOTA Commission on Practice Committee which works to promote, guide and serve as a resource for best practice standards in the profession. At the state level she serves on the Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association as the OTA Representative at Large working to identify and communicate the interests of OTA members to the board of directors and promote OTA member engagement.
Krysta spends a great deal of time volunteering at women and children’s shelters and utilizing her OT skill set to educate OTA students on relationship abuse, trauma informed care and the clinician’s role in recovery. Krysta is the recipient of the 2019 OTA award of recognition by the Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association for her outreach. She also develops and presents continuing education courses for occupational therapy practitioners.
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 approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, Category 3: Professional Issues - Contemporary Issues and Trends 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 (Beginner level, Education and/or Research Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.