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NBCOT® National Certification Exam: Information You Need to Know

Mel Henderson


Course Length: 1 contact hour (.1 AOTA CEU)
PRIMARY Presentation Category: Certification
Intended Audience: Introductory for OT and OTA students
Short Abstract:

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.

Full Abstract:


  1. Connect with NBCOT
  2. Mission
  3. Social media
  4. MyNBCOT account
  5. Exam application
  6. Eligibility
  7. Certification Exam Handbook
  8. NBCOT Code of Conduct
  9. Transcript
  10. Scoring Calendar
  11. Prometric

III. Preparation

  1. Study plans
  2. Self-assessment
  3. Exam Content Outlined.
  4. NBCOT StudyPack
  5. Know before you go
  6. Testing data
Learning Objectives:
  1. Recognize the national certification examination application process
  2. Identify exam preparation strategies and the NBCOT Aspire® Study Tools and StudyPack™
  3. 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.