ANNOUNCING FOTA ELECTIONS 2013
Nominations Open April 21st to May 31st
Once Nominations close, the election voting period will take place June 1st through June 10th. The self-nominated candidate position statements and resumes will be posted on our website.
Positions Up for Election in 2013
Nomination Forms Here
Spring is here and we all know that that means. Summer is right around the corner. In Florida, this means the FOTA Executive Board will be looking for enthusiastic volunteers to assume leadership roles within the Association. This summer, we will be holding elections for several positions;
If you are interested or know of a FOTA member who is, please view our website for more information regarding these incredibly vital positions.
For election nomination info visit: http://www.flota.org/2013-election
The call for nominations will open April 21st, and remain open until May 31st, 2013, so please consider running for office. This opportunity will allow you to hone your leadership skills, to network with other professionals statewide and to represent the profession among consumers throughout Florida.
Please consider serving the thousands of practitioners in Florida by running for one of these positions.
Debbie Misrahi, Dr OT, OTR/L
Your Spring FOTA Newsletter is available to all
click here for the newsleter
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Now accepting proposals for conference presentations
Guidelines for all presentations and applications for all proposals are now available on the 2013 Conference Home Page.. Deadline for Submissions is June 30th, 2013. Presentations at conference will include two hour workshops (including Laws & Rules and Medical Errors), one hour short courses, student AND practitioner posters, and SIS roundtables. FOTA annual conferences offer a great opportunity for students and professionals to share and shine. “Surf’s Up!” and it may be YOUR time to ride on top of the wave of continuing education! Consider this chance to inform your OT colleagues what YOU are doing. Make sure you don’t miss the deadlines to submit!! Please note that student posters applications will have a later deadline due to academic schedules.
OT Licensure Procedure Will Change in 2015: Be Prepared
As Florida's OT community prepares for another licensure renewal season, the FOTA is providing information and resources on changes in the renewal process that all practitioners must be aware of as they prepare for this renewal cycle in 2013 and planning properly for future renewal in 2015.
FOTA does not does not manage anything to do with OT Licenses in Florida. However we do monitor legislation and rules pertaining to licensure and serve as a resource to support, develop, and represent the profession for the advancement of the practice and better serve the consumer.
see a New Approach to Licensure Renewal
Please See the Resources below: Click on Links and Images
OT License Renewal Frequently Ask Questions Update 2012-13
CE Broker Pamphlet
Occupational Therapy FL State Resources
Florida Occupational Therapy Statutes and Laws
Notice of Changes to Florida OT Rules
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