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AOTA Alerts

Updated March 27, 2017

Draft Standards: Provide comments on the first draft of the revised ACOTE® standards by April 15.

OT Month: It’s almost April, which means it's almost OT Month! Show off your OT pride with an OT badge holder, coffee mug, and other products.

Representative Assembly (RA): The RA Spring Meeting is on Thursday, March 30. Read member motions and reports here

Annual Conference: Registration for AOTA's 2017 Annual Conference is open! Download the app and create a login to view all sessions and to create your schedule.

New OT Evaluation Codes: Find all of our educational resources on the new CPT OT evaluation codes, including a new FAQ for pediatric clients.

Older Drivers: A free online training on April 13 will teach you how to conduct seminars to help people who want to discuss planning for driving transition with older adults. Learn more about becoming a We Need to Talk Facilitator.

Hand Therapists: Occupational therapists and physical therapists have long been exempt from quality and accreditation standards for furnishing and fabricating prosthetics and custom orthotics for Medicare beneficiaries, but a recent proposed rule would lift that exemption.

Fieldwork Educators: Advance your skills as a fieldwork educator by attending one of our upcoming Fieldwork Educator Certificate Workshops, including a workshop in Philadelphia before Annual Conference (March 29 to 30).

Accreditation: See the schedule for accreditation visits for Fall 2017 (pdf) and invites written third-party comment.

New Practitioner Pledge: Students can ensure the profession meets its Vision 2025 goals by taking a pledge to stay an active AOTA member for at least the next 5 years.

AOTA Elections: Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 AOTA Elections