AOTA Alerts

Updated February 14, 2017

SIS Internship: Submit an application for the SIS Student Internship Program to spend a year working with one of the 11 Special Interest Sections on diverse projects and activities. Deadline March 6.

Volunteer: Nominate yourself or a colleague for an appointed volunteer position with AOTA. Deadline March 3.

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

Annual Conference: Registration for AOTA's 2017 Annual Conference is now open! Don’t be cheated by housing pirates—hotel reservations for Annual Conference are now open and should only be made through AOTA’s website.

New OT Evaluation Codes: Get information about performance deficits in the new evaluation CPT® codes for occupational therapy. AOTA members can take a free webcast on the new codes.

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 Actions: See the final accreditation decisions (pdf) made by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®) at its December 2016 meeting.

Student Membership: Congratulations to the 2016–2017 Student Membership Circle recipients! Find out which schools have 100%, 80%, and 75% AOTA student membership.

Evidence Byte: Looking for research opportunities in priority areas? AOTA’s Research Opportunities Tables are intended to guide the research community during the topic planning process. 

AOTA Awards Recipients: Congratulations to the 2017 AOTA Award recipients! View the list of recipients.

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.