|MiOTA 2016 Scholarship Recipient Announced
Congratulations to Kelly Luczak!
Kelly is a graduate student in the occupational therapy program at Western Michigan University. She was selected for the MiOTA scholarship based on her demonstration of leadership qualities and commitment to the profession. She serves as secretary for WMU's SOTA, she participated in Lansing Lobby Day and she is an active student member of MiOTA and AOTA.
The MiOTA scholarship is an annual award that has been established to recognize scholastic achievement, leadership and to encourage continued progress toward a student's professional goals.
Jurisprudence Examination is now required for OT/OTA licensure
The Bureau of Professional Licensing - Licensing Division in the state of Michigan, recently announced the addition of a new requirement to the occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant license application. A Jurisprudence Exam is now part of the application for an OT/OTA license in the state of Michigan for anyone applying for licensure after August 23rd, 2016. Effective June 1, 2017 licensure candidates must take the jurisprudence examination through PSI (www.psiexams.com).
Options to Help Students Secure Housing for Level II Fieldwork
OTConnections Level II Fieldwork Housing Exchange offers a forum for students in search of housing accommodations for level II fieldwork. Individuals also may post available housing opportunities.
Rotating Room - Aims to help healthcare students around the country find places to stay while doing away rotations and helps individuals with housing find healthcare students to sublet their rooms.
Opportunities to Participate in Research!You are invited to participate in a research study. The purpose of the study is to determine interprofessional collaboration between occupational therapy practitioners and other health care professionals during treatment of clients with low vision. We are inviting you to be a part of this study if you are a current occupational therapy practitioner (OT or COTA) who provides occupational therapy for clients with low vision.