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SCLLR OT Board Coronavirus information (link)
(Please keep in mind this link is for information purposes only. Our legislative chair has been in contact with LLR. Clarification of the frequent question “Can OTA’s do telehealth?”, LLR responded- “As long as they comply with the Practice Act and guidelines offered by the Board, OTAs may utilize telepractice, as well.” This does not include reimbursement coverage from insurance agencies).
Latest AOTA Statements amid COVID-19
Telehealth statements (link)
A framework to consider the role of occupational therapy as an essential service during a pandemic, including ethical guidance.
Guidance for working with children, caregivers, and clients with dementia, and guidance for approaching prevention of social isolation
Telehealth provisions in state practices and regulations, and considerations for billing new therapy "e-visits," including clinical scenario
State-by-state chart detailing state updates affecting occupational therapy related to licensing board updates, telehealth policies, and Medicaid and private insuranc
State-by-state continuing competency requirements highlighting states with limitations on online courses and activities
Changes to unemployment benefits and paid leave.
SCOTA is developing a mentorship program that will connect clinicians across practice settings. We are seeking OT/OTA practitioners to serve as mentors to new graduates and practitioners transitioning to new practice settings.
Share your passion and give back to the profession by becoming a mentor!
The healthcare environment has changed dramatically and will continue to change. SCOTA's lobbyist actively monitors issues of concern for the Occupational Therapy profession. Can you donate $20, $30, $40 or any amount to continue to protect our shared profession? Together we can ensure SCOTA's continued voice in Columbia. Thank you!
Visit the Legislation section to read the latest legislative updates from SCOTA and lobbyist Jamey Goldin.
SCOTA board members consistently work to create opportunities for members to network, socialize and earn CEUs. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any suggestions for future events.
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SCOTA is excited to announce that we have a revised mission, vision, and values statement to better describe who we are and the aims of our organization. Please view these new statements on our ABOUT tab.
Myofascial Release Seminars
12-20 CEUs available
running now through September 2020
For schedule and locations- click here
Did You Know?
There are approximately 280,000 occupational therapy practitioners in the United States of America. 56,686 of those practitioners are members of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
There are approximately 3,000 occupational therapy practitioners in the state of South Carolina. More than 250 of those practitioners are members of SCOTA. We need your membership! Please select the Member Benefits tab above to learn how being a member of SCOTA can benefit you as a practitioner in South Carolina, and to the profession as a whole.