Michigan Occupational Therapy Association

MiOTA

Our Sponsors

Click Here to advertise with us.

MiOTA - Students

 

 
Photo of Kelly Luczak, MiOTA 2016 Scholarship Recipient 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.
Posted 1/1/17
 

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).

The Jurisprudence Examination covers information from two documents:
1.  Michigan Public Health Code
2.  Michigan Rules and Regulations for an OT/OTA
 


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. 

If you agree to participate, you will be asked a series of questions in an online survey. The survey will be open for a period of 2 weeks. It will take about 15 minutes to complete the survey. If you have any questions, concerns, or complaints now or later, you may contact one of the principal investigators using the contact information below.
If you have any questions about your rights as a human subject, complaints, concerns, or wish to talk to someone who is independent of the research, contact the Office for Human Subjects Protections at (605) 677-6184.

If you would like to participate in this study, please access the survey through the link provided.
https://www.psychdata.com/s.asp?SID=178802
 
Thank you for your time.

Whitney Lucas Molitor, OTD, OTR/L, BCG     
Assistant Professor                                                                
WhitneyLucasMolitor@usd.edu        

Diana Feldhacker, OTD, OTR/L
Assistant Professor
Diana.Feldhacker@usd.edu
 
Department of Occupational Therapy
The University of South Dakota
414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion, SD 57069

The following survey is part of a research study that seeks to find solutions to the barriers that OT practitioners face in regards to evidence-based practice implementation. This survey will take a maximum of 10 minutes of your time. In addition to demographic information, the survey will ask you to rank the proposed solutions to the main barriers that practitioners face related to evidence-based practice in order of most to least beneficial. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DS3JLGK - Hannah Jones, S/OT

 
 MiOTA encourages members to support OT students, OTA students and OT educators conducting research.
If you're interested in having information about your research project posted on this page, please click here.

 

Phone(517) 267-3918
Fax(517) 484-4442
124 West Allegan
Suite 1900
Lansing, MI 48933
© 2018 Michigan Occupational Therapy