NBCOT® National Certification Exam: Information You Need to Know
MS, OTR/L, MBA
Course Length: 1 contact hour (.1 AOTA CEU)
PRIMARY Presentation Category: Certification
Intended Audience: Introductory for OT and OTA students
During this session, an NBCOT Ambassador will share valuable information about preparing and applying for the national OTR and COTA certification exams. Specific topics include exclusive details about the exams, study tool resources, test day information, data regarding exam questions, and advice from other students and recent certificants. This presentation will allow you to be better informed about the various aspects of the national certification exam experience.
- Connect with NBCOT
- Social media
- MyNBCOT account
- Exam application
- Certification Exam Handbook
- NBCOT Code of Conduct
- Scoring Calendar
- Study plans
- Exam Content Outlined.
- NBCOT StudyPack
- Know before you go
- Testing data
- Recognize the national certification examination application process
- Identify exam preparation strategies and the NBCOT Aspire® Study Tools and StudyPack™
- Discuss awareness of NBCOT and the importance of continuing competency
Company Affiliated With: College of Western Idaho Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Director
Financial Disclosure: N/A
Non-Financial Disclosure e.g. Member of; or, No Non-Financial Disclosures: NBCOT Ambassador for the state of Idaho
Online registration is now closed.
Onsite registration is available Friday, October 20th 8:00-9:00 AM and Saturday, October 21st 7:30-8:30 AM, at the registration table. Please have a credit or debit card available to complete the virtual registration, no cash or check payments will be taken.
Mel Henderson has been a registered occupational therapist for 24 years and has worked in a variety of inpatient, outpatient, and educational settings. He holds both undergraduate and graduate degrees in occupational therapy and a master’s degree in business administration. He has been the CWI OTA program director since 2019 and led the program through the rigorous ACOTE accreditation process. Additionally, he serves as the Idaho Ambassador for the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, is a certified 200-hour yoga instructor with emphasis in vinyasa and yoga nidra, and founded and is the executive director of The Pebble Project, a small non-profit organization that seeks to provide needed support to very poor and underserved school children in Third World countries.