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My OT in the Past, Present and Future
This year our FOTA theme is “Back to the Future”. This makes me think of time in the context of Past, Present and Future. I have been an OT for 17 years. I remember beingan OT student and being in awe of those seasoned OTs who had been working over
Five Things Pediatric Therapists Can Do To Improve Marketability
As occupational therapists, we advocate for our patients. But who can best advocate for occupational therapy? Our clients! How we see ourselves,others will likewise. Make sure your clients are telling the world all about the great therapy you provided.
Early Intervention and School System
Has Response to Intervention or Multi-Tiered System of Supports been on your mind lately?
Obama Care (Affordable Healthcare Act) and Fieldwork
For each of you who educate Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant students- Thank-you from FLOTEC.
I am taking some time off work to be a stay-at-home mom to the sweetest, cutest baby boy that ever existed. It has given me the chance to understand the demands inherent with the occupation of childcare. It quickly became evident that I was at risk for cumulative trauma disorders as I went through our daily routine. Luckily, there are a variety of ways to lessen the burden.
The Benefits of Membership
Membership fees support the FOTA Government Affairs Committee, which is active in advocating for occupational therapy practitioners and the clients we serve through:
• Working with our state legislators and our lobbyist Larry Gonzales,to promote and protect occupational therapy services
• Protecting the OT scope of practice to ensure that practitioners have the right to practice true occupational therapy in Florida
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 plan 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...