Professional Development

AOTA's Annual Conference & Expo hosts more than 700 educational sessions presented by distinguished faculty on a wide variety of topics within key content focus areas. Members receive significant discounts on Annual Conference registration.

AOTA Specialty Conferences provide state-of-the-art sessions, presented by experts that focus on specific practice topics.

AOTA Continuing Education provides a convenient opportunity for earning continuing education credit on an array of topics in many different programs, including Online Courses, Self-Paced Clinical Courses, Continuing Education Articles, AudioInsightTM Seminars, CE on CDTM, and Conference Session Webcasts. Members receive discounts on purchase price of AOTA Continuing Education opportunities.

AOTA Board and Specialty Certifications serve as a framework for professional development that is specifically geared to occupational therapy. The programs are voluntary and are intended to assist practitioners to continually build their capacity for meeting identified competencies in an identified area of practice.

The Professional Development Tool facilitates the process of assessing individual learning needs and interests, creating a professional development plan, and documenting professional development activities. The PDT is an exclusive AOTA membership benefit developed and maintained by the CCCPD. Members only