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OT Continuing Education Courses

Continuing Professional Education

American Occupational Therapy Association

The University of Minnesota's Program in Occupational Therapy offers a variety of opportunities to advance your career with continuing professional education in a welcoming, supportive environment.

This 'introductory-level' course is designed for occupational therapists who want to: Return to practice; Change their area of practice; Further develop their practice skills; Earn contact hours/NBCOT Professional Development Units(PDU), 1 contact hour = 1.25 PDU; Reinstate their Minnesota License when lapsed for 4 years or more

Neurorehabilitative approaches are intervention strategies that promote occupational performance and participation with individuals who have neurological injury or neurological development that is altered and impacts day-to-day activities.


This course is designed for occupational therapy practitioners who are interested in learning about the role and professional practice with clients with age-related Neurocognitive Disorders (NCD).


This course was designed for occupational therapists interested in expanding their knowledge of the roles of OT in pediatric medical settings.


This course is designed for occupational therapists interested in expanding their knowledge about the role of OT in school-based settings.


Feeling frustrated with your patients/clients? Feeling frustrated with yourself? Reconnect with the basics of therapeutic use of self by exploring the psychosocial aspects of practice that influence the experience of both therapists and patients/clients.


Review entry-level knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate and design interventions for remediation of upper extremity strength deficits.