The World Federation of Occupational Therapy has recently released a publication entitled “Working as an Occupational Therapist in Another Country.” This document contains information about registration, practice and membership requirements in the majority of WFOT member organisations. It’s very handy for OT’s who are considering to work abroad.
To access, visit www.wfot.org > Resource Centre > General > Working as an Occupational Therapist in Another Country.
Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) is offering two continuing online education courses assisting internationally-trained occupational therapists to meet US entry level standards. These courses address content needed by many therapists after OTED review by NBCOT.
These two courses include content specific to the United States health care systems and meet the following standards:
- US OT Credentialing, Regulation, and Supervision ($380 US Dollars) – This five contact hour asynchronous online course is designed to meet ACOTE* educational standards B.4.5, B.7.3, and B.7.7.
- US OT Documentation and Reimbursement ($450 US Dollars) – This eight contact hour asynchronous online course is designed to meet ACOTE* educational standards B.4.10, B.5.20, B.5.30, B.5.31, B.5.32 and B.7.4
*Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education, Standards and Interpretive Guidelines (effective July 31, 2013)
For questions or problems registering, please e-mail Ms. Wanda Smith, email@example.com or Linda Martin, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit: http://www.fgcu.edu/CHPSW/OT/index.html
Congratulations to all our newly licensed therapists!
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 355 out of 679 passed the Physical Therapist Licensure Examination and 64 out of 150 passed the Occupational Therapist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy in the cities of Manila and Cebu this August 2013.
List of successful examinees for August 2013
From the PRC website:
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 285 out of 579 passed the Physical Therapist Licensure Examination and 32 out of 64 passed the Occupational Therapist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy in the cities of Manila and Cebu this February 2013.
The members of the Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy who gave the licensure examinations are Dr. Reynaldo R. Rey-Matias, Chairman; Raul G. Agustin, Bernadette M. Reyes, Delia R. Pabalan and Rolland Lyle D. Duque, Members.
The results were released in two (2) working days from the last day of examinations.
Registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will be on February 21 and 22, 2013. Those who will register are required to bring the following: duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal, current Community Tax Certificate (cedula), 2 pieces passport size picture (colored with white background and complete name tag), 1 piece 1” x 1” picture (colored with white background and complete name tag), 2 sets of metered documentary stamps and 1 short brown envelope with name and profession and to pay the Initial Registration Fee of P600 and Annual Registration Fee of P450 for 2013-2016. Successful examinees should personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.
The date and venue for the oathtaking ceremony of the new successful examinees in the said examination WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER.
Congratulations to all our newly licensed therapists! Keep up the good work!
List of Successful Physical and Occupational Therapy Examinees for February 2013