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What can TNOTA Do for You? Exploring Benefits to Membership and Beyond

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What can TNOTA do for You? Exploring Benefits to Membership and Beyond

$20 (Free for TNOTA Members)
1 Contact Hour

This course is created by the Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association.

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This course discusses the role and organization of the Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association. Participants will also have a chance to give feedback and shar thoughts about TNOTA's value and future directions. 

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

Presented by: Dr. Cindy DeRuiter Blackwell, OTD, OTR/L
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Learning objectives
After completion of this occupational therapy continuing education course, participants will be able to:
  • Understand the role of the Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association and the many facets of the organization
  • Learn about TNOTA's recent successes related to legislative advocacy, mentorship, and leadership development
  • Understand the structure and benefits of TNOTA membership
  • Give feedback and share thoughts about TNOTA's value and future directions
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Dr. Cindy DeRuiter Blackwell, OTD, OTR/L
TNOTA Guest Instructor

Dr. Cindy DeRuiter Blackwell is the president of TNOTA. She obtained her Master's and Post-Professional Doctorate from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Blackwell is a pediatric OT practitioner who has worked in outpatient settings, pediatrics, early intervention, home health, and academia. She is the Director of Medical Services at Project Play Therapy. Dr. Blackwell is passionate about disability rights, advocacy on behalf of the OT community, and empowering the next generation of OT practitioners.
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 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 free for TNOTA Members.