The following are roles of professional organizations:
develop strategic initiatives
provide networking opportunities
carry out mission and values
Acquisition of specific knowledge, development of specific skills, internalization o the profession's attitudes and disposition, and development of professional self-identity are all a part of professional formation.
What association is responsible for guiding and developing professional standards, professional development, and advocacy on behalf of occupational therapy practitioners and service recipients?
AOTA is a required annual membership for practicing occupational therapists.
Which of the following is NOT a standing committee of the Board of Directors for AOTA?
Affiliation of State Association Presidents (ASAP)
Assembly of Student Delegates (ASD)
Board of Occupational Therapy Standards (BOTS)
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
Board and Specialty Certification (BASC)
American Occupational Therapy Political Action Committee (AOTPAC)
Why do we need commissions in AOTA?
We don’t, we just have them for more information
To expand AOTA memberships
To advocate for OT locally
We have work to do and need focused efforts
AOTA has its own therapy publications
AOTA Promotes occupational therapy and provides for the needs of its members through all the following examples EXCEPT:
annual conference in the Spring
marketing and advertising
monitoring and ending applicable legislation
AOTA members get discounts on car rentals, credit cards, and real estate?
The criteria that define either advanced or specialized OT practice are the core of each of the Board and Specialty Certification programs and represent ?
Critical and ethical reasoning
Interpersonal and Performance skills
All the above
What are a few examples of Board and specialty certifications areas.
driving and community mobility,
What does the AOTF stand for?
American Occupational Therapy Functions
American Occupational Therapy Foundation
American Occupational Therapy Funding
What is the AOTF?
Non-profit organization established to advance the science of occupational therapy and to increase public understanding of its value through : funding for research, education and research opportunities, scholarships, etc.
an organization that helps develop individuals in social capacities
an organization that puts together assignments for students and brings companies into business
The World Health Organization promotes occupational therapy throughout the world, including conference every four years, networks OTs throughout the world, provides information on the OT in other countries.
What outlets does the OOTA use to promote OT in Ohio?
Monthly online newsletter
Member support groups
Maintaining a lending library
Supporting district associates
North Coast District of the Ohio Occupational Therapy Association (NCDOOTA) promotes OT by continuing education and meeting, putting articles in the OOTA newsletter, scholarships, and member support group meetings.
Which of the following is not how the Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) promotes occupational OT?
Promotional materials (OT attire)
Continuing education (CE)
Maintaining a lending libary
Contributions of time and money to charitable causes
Sending delegates to ASD, OOTA, and CDOOTA
All of the following are purposes of the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) EXCEPT?
Credentials OT’S and OTA’s
Funding research projects
Develops and administers the Certification Exam
Administers continuing certification
National Alliance for the Mentally ill (NAMI), United Cerebral Palsy Association (UCP), American Neurological Association (ANA), and American Association for Hand Surgery are all examples OT professional organizations.