TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

CHAPTER Occ 100  ORGANIZATIONAL RULES

          PART Occ 101  PURPOSE

                  Section Occ 101.01  Purpose

 

          PART Occ 102  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Occ 102.01  Board

                  Section Occ 102.02  Occupational Therapist

                  Section Occ 102.03  Occupational Therapy

                  Section Occ 102.04  Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)

 

          PART Occ 103  DESCRIPTION OF THE BOARD AND BOARD MEETINGS

                  Section Occ 103.01  Composition of the Board

                  Section Occ 103.02  Relationship of the Board to the Office of Licensed Allied Health Professionals

                  Section Occ 103.03  Responsibilities of the Board

                  Section Occ 103.04  Board Meetings and Quorum

                  Section Occ 103.05  Other Organizational Rules

 

CHAPTER Occ 200  APPLICABILITY OF AHP 200

          PART Occ 201  RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

                  Section Occ 201.01  Rules of Practice and Procedure

 

CHAPTER Occ 300  REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE

          PART Occ 301  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Occ 301.01  American Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)

                  Section Occ 301.02  Active in the Profession

                  Section Occ 301.03  Board

                  Section Occ 301.04  Direct Supervision

                  Section Occ 301.05  Indirect Supervision

                  Section Occ 301.06  National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc. (NBCOT)

 

          PART Occ 302  APPLICATION PROCEDURE

                  Section Occ 302.01  Processing of Applications for Initial Licensure

                  Section Occ 302.02  Multipart Application Form

                  Section Occ 302.03  Effect of Notarized Signature

                  Section Occ 302.04  Required Documents

 

          PART Occ 303  QUALIFICATIONS FOR LICENSURE

                  Section Occ 303.01  Eligibility Requirements

                  Section Occ 303.02  Continuing Competence Requirements

 

          PART Occ 304  CONDITIONAL LICENSES

                  Section Occ 304.01  Eligibility for Conditional Licensure

                  Section Occ 304.02  Duration and Practice Limitations of Conditional Licenses

                  Section Occ 304.03  Full Licensure of Conditional Licensees

                  Section Occ 304.04  Administrative Obligations of Conditional Licensees

                  Section Occ 304.05  Eligibility Requirements for Supervisors

                  Section Occ 304.06  Supervision Form

                  Section Occ 304.07  Extension of Conditional Licenses

                  Section Occ 304.08  Professional Obligations of Conditional Licensees

                  Section Occ 304.09  Expiration and Suspension of Conditional Licenses

 

          PART Occ 305  CERTIFICATION FOR THE USE OF PHYSICAL AGENT MODALITIES

                  Section Occ 305.01  Definitions

                  Section Occ 305.02  PAM Certificates Authorizing the Use of Physical Agent Modalities

                  Section Occ 305.03  Eligibility for PAM Certificates

                  Section Occ 305.04  Requirements for Applicants Not Currently Licensed in this State as Physical Therapists or Physical Therapist Assistants

                  Section Occ 305.05  Required Professional Education

                  Section Occ 305.06  Methods for Obtaining Required Professional Education

                  Section Occ 305.07  Supervised Clinical Applications Required of all Applicants Not Currently Licensed in this State as Physical Therapists or Physical Therapist Assistants

                  Section Occ 305.08  Procedure for Applying for a PAM Certificate

                  Section Occ 305.09  PAM Certificate Application Form

                  Section Occ 305.10  Effect of Supervisor's Signature

                  Section Occ 305.11  Required Accompanying Documents

 

CHAPTER Occ 400  CONTINUED STATUS

          PART Occ 401  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Occ 401.01  Active in the Profession

                  Section Occ 401.02  American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

                  Section Occ 401.03  Direct Supervision

                  Section Occ 401.04  Indirect Supervision

                  Section Occ 401.05  Job Shadow

                  Section Occ 401.06  National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc. (NBCOT)

                  Section Occ 401.07  Supervision

                  Section Occ 401.08  Supportive Tasks

                  Section Occ 401.09  Renewal Year

 

          PART Occ 402  PROCEDURES FOR RENEWING A LICENSE AND INDICATING A DECISION NOT TO RENEW

                  Section Occ 402.01  Procedure for Licensees Who Do Not Wish to Renew Their Licenses

                  Section Occ 402.02  License Renewal Procedure

                  Section Occ 402.03  License Renewal Application Packet

                  Section Occ 402.04  Licensure Renewal Application Form

                  Section Occ 402.05  Effect of the Renewal Applicant’s Signature

                  Section Occ 402.06  Required Documents

                  Section Occ 402.07  The Board’s Renewal Application Processing Procedures

                  Section Occ 402.08  Renewal of Licensure

                  Section Occ 402.09  Non-Completion of Maintenance of Continuing Competence Reported on the Renewal Form

                  Section Occ 402.10  Audit Procedure

 

          PART Occ 403  REINSTATEMENT OF LICENSES

                  Section Occ 403.01  Licenses Subject to Reinstatement

                  Section Occ 403.02  Board’s Procedure for Reinstatement Applications

                  Section Occ 403.03  Reinstatement Application Form

                  Section Occ 403.04  Early Reinstatement of Lapsed Licenses

                  Section Occ 403.05  Delayed Reinstatement of Lapsed Licenses for Those Who Have Been Active in the Profession in Another State

                  Section Occ 403.06  Conditional Reinstatement of Licensure for Those Who Have Not Been Active in the Profession and Seek Reinstatement of Lapsed Licenses Up to Six Years Later

                  Section Occ 403.07  Reinstatement of Licensure for Occupational Therapists Who Have Not Been Active in the Profession and Seek Reinstatement of Licenses Lapsed More than Six Years Ago

                  Section Occ 403.08  Reinstatement of Licensure for Occupational Therapy Assistants Who Have Not Been Active in the Profession and Seek Reinstatement of Licenses Lapsed More Than Six Years Ago

                  Section Occ 403.09  Reinstatement of Licenses Suspended for Disciplinary Reasons

 

          PART Occ 404  CONDITIONAL REINSTATEMENT OF LICENSE

                  Section Occ 404.01  Conditionally Reinstated Licenses

                  Section Occ 404.02  Full Licensure of Conditionally Reinstated Licensees

                  Section Occ 404.03  Administrative Obligations of Conditionally Reinstated Licensees

                  Section Occ 404.04  Eligibility Requirements for Supervisors

                  Section Occ 404.05  Supervision Form

                  Section Occ 404.06  Extension of Conditionally Reinstated Licenses

                  Section Occ 404.07  Professional Obligations of Conditionally Reinstated Licensees

                  Section Occ 404.08  Issuance of Full Initial License to Conditionally Reinstated Licensee

                  Section Occ 404.09  Expiration and Suspension of Conditionally Reinstated Licenses

 

          PART Occ 405  REVOCATION, SUSPENSION AND OTHER SANCTIONS

                  Section Occ 405.01  Definitions

                  Section Occ 405.02  Misconduct

                  Section Occ 405.03  Sanctions

                  Section Occ 405.04  Procedure for Imposition of Sanctions

                  Section Occ 405.05  Determinations Required for Sanctions

                  Section Occ 405.06  Standards for the Selection of Sanctions

                  Section Occ 405.07  Unauthorized Practice

 

          PART Occ 406  MAINTENANCE OF CONTINUING COMPETENCE

                  Section Occ 406.01  Definitions

                  Section Occ 406.02  Maintenance of Continuing Competence

                  Section Occ 406.03  Maintenance of NBCOT Certification

                  Section Occ 406.04  Receipt of Academic and Non-Academic Instruction in Occupational Therapy

                  Section Occ 406.05  Facility-Based Occupational Therapy In-Service Training

                  Section Occ 406.06  Informal Independent Study

                  Section Occ 406.07  Formal Mentored Independent Study

                  Section Occ 406.08  Direct Supervision of Fieldwork

                  Section Occ 406.09  Employer-Required Peer Review Activities

                  Section Occ 406.10  Publication of Writing Related to Occupational Therapy

                  Section Occ 406.11  Public Professional Presentations Relating to Occupational Therapy

                  Section Occ 406.12  Participation in an Occupational Therapy Research Project

                  Section Occ 406.13  Specialty Certifications

                  Section Occ 406.14  Product Development

                  Section Occ 406.15  Participation in the Work of Professional Boards, Committees and Agencies

                  Section Occ 406.16  Completion of Distance Leaning Courses

                  Section Occ 406.17  Teaching Occupational Therapy

                  Section Occ 406.18  Cardiopulmonary Certification or Re-certification

                  Section Occ 406.19  Receipt of Universal Precaution Education

 

          PART Occ 407  DOCUMENTATION OF MAINTENANCE OF CONTINUING COMPETENCE

                  Section Occ 407.01  Documentation Requirements

                  Section Occ 407.02  Maintenance of Current NBCOT Certification

                  Section Occ 407.03  Receipt of Academic and Non-Academic Instruction

                  Section Occ 407.04  Facility-Based Occupational Therapy In-Service Training

                  Section Occ 407.05  Informal Independent Study

                  Section Occ 407.06  Formal Mentored Independent Study

                  Section Occ 407.07  Direct Supervision of Fieldwork

                  Section Occ 407.08  Employer-Required Peer Review Activities

                  Section Occ 407.09  Publication of Writing Related to Occupational Therapy

                  Section Occ 407.10  Public Professional Presentations Relating to Occupational Therapy

                  Section Occ 407.11  Participation in an Occupational Therapy Research Project

                  Section Occ 407.12  Specialty Certifications

                  Section Occ 407.13  Product Development

                  Section Occ 407.14  Participation in the Work of Professional Boards, Committees and Agencies

                  Section Occ 407.15  Completion of Distance Learning Courses

                  Section Occ 407.16  Teaching Occupational Therapy

                  Section Occ 407.17  Cardiopulmonary Certification or Re-Certification

                  Section Occ 407.18  Receipt of Universal Precaution Education

 

          PART Occ 408  ONGOING REQUIREMENTS

                  Section Occ 408.01  Definitions

                  Section Occ 408.02  Referral Not Required

                  Section Occ 408.03  Screening, Evaluation and Re-Evaluation of Clients

                  Section Occ 408.04  Treatment Plan and Treatment

                  Section Occ 408.05  Discontinuation of Services

                  Section Occ 408.06  Supervision of Occupational Therapy Assistants

                  Section Occ 408.07  Qualifications to be a Supervisor

                  Section Occ 408.08  Limitation on Number of Occupational Therapy Assistants Under Supervision

                  Section Occ 408.09  Occupational Therapy Assistants’ Obligation to Present Supervision Rules to Supervisors and to Report Supervision to the Board

                  Section Occ 408.10  Supervision Form

                  Section Occ 408.11  Licensees’ Delegation of Supportive Tasks to Individuals Not Licensed by the Board

                  Section Occ 408.12  Storage of Medications for Physical Agent Modalities

                  Section Occ 408.13  Administrative Obligations of Licensees

 

CHAPTER Occ 500   ETHICAL STANDARDS

          PART Occ 501  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Occ 501.01  American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA)

 

          PART Occ 502  BINDING ETHICAL STANDARDS

                  Section Occ 502.01  AOTA Code of Ethics as Binding Ethical Standards

                  Section Occ 502.02  Violation of Ethical Standards as Misconduct