37-24-303. Requirements for licensure. (1) To be eligible for licensure by the board as an occupational therapist or an occupational therapy assistant, the applicant shall:
(a) present evidence of having successfully completed the academic requirements of an educational program recognized by the board for the license sought;
(b) submit evidence of having successfully completed a period of supervised fieldwork experience arranged by the recognized educational institution where the person completed the academic requirements or by a nationally recognized professional association;
(c) submit evidence of having been certified by the national board for certification in occupational therapy, inc. (NBCOT); and
(d) pass an examination prescribed by the board.
(2) The supervised fieldwork experience requirement for an occupational therapist is a minimum of 6 months. The supervised fieldwork experience requirement for an occupational therapy assistant is a minimum of 2 months.
History: En. Sec. 11, Ch. 629, L. 1985; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 325, L. 1989; amd. Sec. 75, Ch. 114, L. 2003; amd. Sec. 72, Ch. 467, L. 2005.