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Student Quarterly Virtual Chat April 2021
Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT
Category: Student Involvement

Student Quarterly Virtual Chat: The Next Big Step(s) 

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)


About this Chat: Join this Chat to learn about applying for the NBCOT exam, study tips, the initial licensure process, and the continuing education requirements for NBCOT and licensure.

By the end of the course, the learner will:

1. Be able to differentiate between the roles of NBCOT and the state licensure board.

2. Describe the NBCOT exam application process. 

3. Describe the process for initial licensure in the state of Tennessee.  

4. Summarize general guidelines regarding continuing education requirements for Tennessee licensure. 

5. Be able to distinguish between the requirements for renewal of NBCOT certification and Tennessee state licensure. 

About the Speaker: Amanda Newbern, MOT, OTR/L, first entered the practice of occupational therapy in 2005 when she graduated from Nashville State Community College as an OTA.  Upon fulfilling her service obligation as an intelligence analyst in the US Army, Amanda pursued her advanced degree and graduated from Belmont University’s MSOT bridge program in 2011.  Amanda has dedicated her OT career to geriatrics and has worked for NHC for the last 13 years.  In her tenure with NHC, Amanda has served as a clinical instructor, helped develop a 2-day company-wide training course, and developed several wellness programs for patients with chronic conditions.  Amanda is the current chair of Tennessee Occupational Therapy Licensure Board, served as the scholarship committee co-chair for two years, and is the current President of the fledgling 501c3 organization, the Tennessee Occupational Therapy Foundation.  Serving her local community and the field of occupational therapy through various boards has inspired Amanda to again further her education.  She is currently pursuing her doctorate in public administration and hopes to bring new research to the field regarding public healthcare policy and administration.

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Contact: Student Involvement Committee at [email protected]