2021 TNOTA Annual Business Meeting & Legislative Update

This course is discounted for TNOTA members.

TNOTA Annual Business Meeting & Legislative Update

Self Paced Course
$30 ($25 for TNOTA Members)
1.5 Contact Hour

This course is created by the Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association.

If you need assistance or accommodations, please contact us at Info@AspireOT.us
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This course was recorded at the 2021 Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference.

This course will cover association updates, legislative updates, and give participants the chance to become more familiar with TNOTA leadership.

Presented by: Cindy Blackwell
Courtney Atnip
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Learning objectives
After completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Understand current practice and legislative trends impacting occupational therapy in Tennessee and beyond
  • Gain insight to effective strategies for advocacy and creating change in the occupational therapy realm in Tennessee and beyond
Instructor bio
Cindy Blackwell
TNOTA President

Dr. Cindy DeRuiter Blackwell is the president of the Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association. She earned her MS and post-professional OTD degrees from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Blackwell is a pediatric practitioner who has worked in a variety of pediatric settings. She is an AOTA Emerging Leader (2014).


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 TNOTA membership log in for course enrollment
  • View the presentation recording for 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 info@aspireot.us 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

This course is being offered as part of Aspire OT's State Association Partnership Program. This course is discounted for TNOTA Members.