TNOTA Self Paced course

Tips and Tricks to Maximize the Mentorship Experience

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Tips and Tricks to Maximize the Mentorship Experience

Self Paced Course
$20 (Free for TNOTA Members)
1 Contact Hour

This course is created by the Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association.

If you need assistance or accommodations, please contact us at [email protected]
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This course offers insight for current mentors, mentees, or those thinking of entering into a mentorship relationship. Dr. Cindy Blackwell, former TNOTA president and mentor to many OTs through the TNOTA Mentorship Program, will share key components of a mentorship relationship. She will also share challenges that may arise in mentorship relationships and solutions to overcome these challenges. By the end of this course, participants will be able to enter into a mentorship relationship with an increased confidence and understanding of mentorship.

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

Presented by: 
Cindy DeRuiter Blackwell, OTD, OTR/L
Logan Herndon, OTD, OTR/L
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Learning objectives
After completion of this occupational therapy continuing education course, participants will be able to:
  • Understand key components of mentorship
  • Articulate key “dos” and “don’ts” of a mentorship relationship
  • Be able to execute helpful strategies to bolster a mentorship relationship
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
  • Watching 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 [email protected] 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.