We offer professional development opportunities

OT Continuing Education

Current CE events with OTD Students that meet Criteria for State of MN Continuing Education

FREE and open to all OT practitioners!

Seminar Discussion Series 2023: Join Current OTD Students LIVE as they present and lead a discussion about current topics in the profession!

 Objectives for all sessions:

  1. Analyze current issues within the profession of occupational therapy
  2. Consider multiple published perspectives about a current practice issue to identify next steps. 
  3. Appreciate both supporting and contradictory published scholarly evidence regarding a current practice issue.
  4. Participate in a professional discussion that is aligned with an evidence-based practice issue. 

Date for next session:  April 12
1:05 pm-2:55 PM (Zoom)

Topics for the April 12 session:  

  • Occupational therapy's role in providing care for individuals with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome
  • OT's role in international practice
  • OTs role in supporting trauma informed care for youth in foster care

Contact Hours:  2.0

Registration open!

Continuing Professional Education Courses

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, or reinstate their Minnesota License when lapsed for four years or more. AOTA Continuing Education Units - 60 Contact hours - 6 CEUs.

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 of OT in 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.