We offer professional development opportunities

OT Continuing Education

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

FREE and open to all OT practitioners! Coming this Fall!

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

Note: Out-of-state practitioners interested in Minnesota-based CE, please check your individual state licensure rules, scope of practice, or governing agencies that manage your continuing education requirements for licensure to determine if this course is eligible for CEU in your state.

 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. 

Registration will open September 2023

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.