We offer professional development opportunities

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 - 64 Contact hours - 6.4 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.

OT Continuing Education

AOTA Fieldwork Educators Certificate Program Workshop

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Virtual Workshop hosted by the University of Minnesota. 

$225 Members; $359 Non-members

INSTRUCTORS: Tamra Trenary and Hannah Oldenburg

All times are Central time. 

April session: Thursday's April 4-25, 2024

April 4, 11, 18: 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
April 25: 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Register for the April session now!

As an occupational therapy fieldwork educator, your knowledge, supervision, and direction are critical to the success of your students and to the future of occupational therapy. AOTA is pleased to offer you the opportunity to advance your skills in this important area at the AOTA Fieldwork Educator Certificate Program!
Here’s what you can expect to gain from this unique training for fieldwork educators and academic fieldwork

  • Deeper understanding of your role as a fieldwork educator
  • Effective strategies to integrate learning theories and supervision models
  • Increased skills to provide high-quality educational opportunities during fieldwork experiences
  • Interaction with trainers through dialogue and reflections about fieldwork
  • Engagement in 4 curricular modules: administration, education, supervision, and evaluation
  • Analysis of strategies to support best practice in fieldwork education
  • Continuing education credit (15 contact hours) toward licensure renewal

For more information contact: [email protected]; 877-334-2659

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.