Application of the Relative Mastery Scale in Everyday Practice

This course is discounted for NOTA members.

Application of the Relative Mastery Scale in Everyday Practice

$30 ($15 for NOTA Members)
1.5 Contact Hour

This course is created by the Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association.

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The session will explore use of the Relative Mastery Scale for everyday practice. Relative mastery addresses effectiveness, efficiency, and satisfaction, reflecting a person’s perception of their internal occupational adaptation. The 6-item instrument is psychometrically sound and is currently being applied across age ranges, practice, and educational settings.

Target Audience: Occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, occupational therapy students

Presented by: Nancy E. Krusen, PhD, OTR/L
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Learning objectives
After completion of this occupational therapy continuing education course, participants will be able to:
  • Contrast relative mastery with competence and skill mastery
  • Practice RMS administration and scoring
  • Propose collaborative Occupational Adaptation-related inquiry
Instructor bio
Nancy E. Krusen, PhD, OTR/L
NOTA Guest Instructor

Nancy E. Krusen is founding director for an entry-level clinical occupational therapy doctorate at University of Nebraska Medical Center. Her primary interests surround Occupational Adaptation, the ways in which people adapt to life challenges and the ways in which the environment contributes to adaptation. A primary focus throughout her career has been the application of this model for education and professional development. Krusen also enjoys practicing occupational adaptation on a personal level, seeking dynamic balance in a busy life filled with human connection.

Completion Requirements
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In order to receive the certificate of completion, participants must meet ALL of the following criteria:
  • Complete payment or NOTA membership log in for course enrollment
  • Review the videos for the full duration
  • Pass the course exam with a score of 80% or greater
Please note that no credit or certificate will be issued unless all criteria is met.  Partial credit will not be issued.  
cancellation policy
Live Courses and Webinars
Learner cancellations: In the event that the learner requests to cancel or is unable to attend a course, a refund for the total paid for the course will be granted if Aspire OT is notified via email at within 10 business days prior to date of the scheduled course, minus a non-refundable registration fee of 25% of registration price.  If the learner provides notification of cancellation less then 10 business days prior to the scheduled course, the learner will be offered the opportunity to attend the same webinar on an alternate date or enrollment in the recorded on-demand version of that webinar, instead of a refund.  

No refunds will be issued after a course has been attended for more than 30 minutes.  Partial credit will not be issued.  

Provider cancellations: 
In the event of inclement weather or other event resulting in the inability for a live course to be provided within the scheduled time, learners will be offered an alternate date or a full refund for registration paid.
On-Demand web Courses 
Web courses will remain available to learners for 1 year. No refunds will be available for web courses that have been attended or viewed for greater than 30 minutes. In the event of a refund, the learner will be unenrolled in the course immediately upon issuance of a refund. No refunds will be issued for any course in which a certificate has been issued.  

Course Author

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This occupational therapy continuing education course is being offered as part of Aspire OT's State Association Partnership Program. This course is discounted for NOTA members.