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News from Member Organisations March 2024 - United States of America

Unlock Your Potential at AOTA INSPIRE | 2024 Annual Conference & Expo

Early Registration Rate Ends February 28!

Join us in Orlando, Florida on March 21-23, 2024, as we unite as a profession to learn together and support each other in discovering new ways to create impactful solutions in our clients’ daily lives.

You’ll find abundant learning opportunities that empower your continuous growth and establish you as a trusted partner to your clients. Don’t miss this chance to learn new ways to demonstrate your unique value, explore new possibilities, and help shape the future of occupational therapy.

More than 3,600 (and growing!) of your colleagues are already registered!

3 Days | 15+ Tracks| 2,800+ Speakers | 175+ Short Courses 1 Keynote | 22 Pre-Conference Institutes | 12 Scientific Research Panels 15+ Student Sessions

Register here.

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Access the downloadable schedule here.


Release of the new Educational Standards from the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)

On February 2, 2024, the following update was posted on the ACOTE website: After an extensive 2-year process, including multiple surveys to the communities of interest and several open hearings, the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®) has adopted new accreditation standards for doctoral-degree-level occupational therapy programs, master’s-degree-level occupational therapy programs, baccalaureate-degree-level occupational therapy assistant programs, and associate-degree-level occupational therapy assistant programs. The new Standards are available on the ACOTE Resource section of the ACOTE website. Programs will be required to comply with the new 2023 Standards by July 31, 2025.