Category Archives: Occupational Therapists

Texas Moves to Revamp Licensing Requirements for OTs and Others

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation is “on the cusp of having one of the largest occupational licensing deregulations in the state’s history.” According to an article on the Cleburne [Texas] Times-Review, “The umbrella agency has cut 22 license types since 2013, and the TDLR wants to make more changes:…standardizing all license terms and […]

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Occupational Therapist Jobs Safe from Automation

Automation can be a pain in the tush. It works great in factories, but checking out of the supermarket’s self-checkout is another story. However, aside from my issues over whether or not I placed my “unexpected items” in the bag correctly, it does seem to be the way of the future. The Hechinger Report  recently […]

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St. Joseph’s University Reorganizes Health Science Programs

In order to try and meet the burgeoning need for more health care workers, Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia has brought together dozens of established undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and certificate programs and formed a School of Health Studies and Education. According to an article on NewsWise, “This strategic reorganization comes at a time of increasing […]

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Alzheimer’s CE Seminar on Jersey Shore September 14, 2018

A seminar on Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia will be held on September 14, 2018, according to an article on The Press of Atlantic City. It will take place at the Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and will include presentations, courses, and activities for families and experts […]

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New PT/OT School to Open in Central Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s demand for occupational therapists and physical therapists will ease a bit in 2020 when the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology in Pleasant Gap, PA completes their new $16 million health sciences building. According to a recent article in the Philadelphia Tribune, the new structure “will serve the school’s expanding Health Science program to […]

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Register Now for Upstate NY RehabSymposium in March, 2018

Physical therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapist assistants, and speech language pathologists are invited to earn continuing education credit at the ECMC RehabSymposium on March 10th, 2018 in Buffalo, NY. According to the save-the-date flyer in the link above, some of the topics covered will include: “• Updates in Neuroanatomy and Stroke Intervention • Cardiopulmonary […]

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Trauma CE Available November 18 in Fond du Lac, WI

Occupational therapists, physical therapists, physicians, social workers, and speech therapists who work with trauma victims are invited to a continuing education session entitled “Trauma Informed Approach to Sensory Processing Disorders and Arousal Regulation.” The Treffert Center is hosting the event 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 18 in the Agnesian HealthCare Plaza Level Conference Center, […]

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Speech/Language Pathologist, PT and OT CEUs available in Boston November 15-17

Speech/Language Pathologist, PT and OT CEUs available in Boston November 15-17

 BOSTON, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — To help therapists and other school based professionals address the most pressing cognitive, behavioral, motor, and sensory challenges facing children, Education Resources Inc. is now offering twelve new sessions, in addition to a preconference, at the Eighteenth Annual Therapies in the School Conference. The course will be held on November 16-17 at the […]

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PT, OT CEU Credits Available at Utah Art/Music Therapy Workshop October 12-14

PT, OT CEU Credits Available at Utah Art/Music Therapy Workshop October 12-14

The 2nd annual Creative Age Symposium is multidisciplinary conference that will address adults seeking opportunities to expand their horizons and improve the quality of their lives past retirement, as well as artists, art therapists, recreation/activity coordinators, aging services and healthcare professionals, service organizations, caregivers, healers, elected officials, policy makers, funders, change leaders striving to improve the quality of […]

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