Occupational Therapist Eligibility Determination Updates

Just an update from NBCOT…

Effective July 31st, 2013, internationally educated occupational therapists must meet one of the following minimum criteria to be considered eligible for the OTR® certification examination.

Completion of an Entry-Level Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from a government authorized and/or WFOT approved college or university occupational therapy educational program AND a Post Professional Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy** OR

Completion of an Entry-Level Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from a government authorized and/or WFOT approved college or university occupational therapy educational program**

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August 2012 Physical and Occupational Therapist Licensure Examinations Results

Congratulations to all our newly licensed physical and occupational therapists!

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 469 out of 884 passed the Physical Therapist Licensure Examination and 49 out of 112 passed the Occupational Therapist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy in the cities of Manila and Cebu this August 2012.

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 start on Monday, August 20, 2012 but not later than August 31, 2012. 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 2012-2015. 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 announces later.

Click here to view the list of names of all successful examinees.

Source: PRC

Occupational and Physical Therapists Licensure Examination Results – February 2012

Better late than never… congratulations to all our newly licensed Filipino physical and occupational therapists! We are proud of you!

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 308 out of 610 passed the Physical Therapists Licensure Examination and 27 out of 72 passed the Occupational Therapists Licensure Examination given by the Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy in the cities of Manila and Cebu this February 2012.

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 start on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 but not later than February 29, 2012. 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 2012-2015. 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.

Source: PRC

Related links:
List of successful examinees in the February 2012 Physical Therapist Licensure Examination
List of successful examinees in the February 2012 Occupational Therapist Licensure Examination

Free Webinar — Preparing for the NBCOT Exam: What You Need to Know

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM (EST)
Thursday, February 9, 2012 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM (Philippine Time)

Presenter
Rita Fleming-Castaldy, PhD, OT/L, FAOTA

Dr. Fleming-Castaldy is an associate professor in the occupational therapy department at the University of Scranton and editor of the National OT Certification Review and Study Guide and the Occupational Therapy Certification Exam Course Manual and serves as an instructor and the research and development consultant for TherapyEd, a major national occupational therapy examination preparation company.

For this webinar, Dr. Fleming-Castaldy will discuss rumors, realities and strategies for successfully passing the NBCOT exam on your first attempt.

Click here to register for this free event.

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