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PDU: What it is, how to accrue:

PDU = Professional Development Units. Must earn 24 of these every two years (biennial lic renewal as of 2009) to maintain license. Earn by:
• Professional development activities
• Academic credit
• Continuing education units (CEUs)
• Study groups, mentoring, publishing, presenting, attending meetings

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What is CBOT

California Board of Occupational Therapy
• Sets regulations and profession codes

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CBOT code for supervising aides

Section 2570.2 (a): OT or OTA must provide direct in-sight supervision of aides, and to document client’s record of tasks performed by aide.

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Frequency supervising OT must review/inspect services provided by OTA:

At least weekly, according to CBOT.

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Number of OTAs that may be supervised by one OT

According to CBOT, maximum of 3, but board could approve more. Never twice as many OTAs as OTs.

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CFOT

California Foundation for Occupational Therapy; enhances public view of OT, supports students/practitioners/researchers advance knowledge and skills.

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OTAC

Occupational Therapy Association of California; collective voice for OTs/OTAs in CA, advocates for members

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WFOT

World Federation of Occupational Therapists; worldwide voice of OT that sets standards of practice internationally; promotes research/educ.; demonstrating OTs relevance to society.

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AOTF

American Occupational Therapy Foundation. 501 (c)(3) that supports OT research through grants/scholarships and publications.