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Allied Health Occupational Therapy Assistant Program – 906 Occupational therapists help people of all ages gain skills needed to take part in meaningful, daily activities. Skills may include working with children on handwriting; redeveloping dressing and/or cooking skills with adults; or working to rehabilitate arm function or cognition following a stroke. COTA’s work in schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, skilled nursing facilities, and outpatient programs. The OTA program at EHOVE Adult Career Center prepares students to be an occupational therapy assistant and will receive an Associate of Applied Science degree through Lorain County Community College. Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapy assistant administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA). The OTA program is a 24 month program which includes one summer. The final semester consists of two 8-week field work placements.

Occupational Therapy Assistant Occupational Therapy Assistant

The OTA program admits 25 students per year each Fall. Applications for the Fall 2017 program are due in January 2017. Applications for Fall 2018 are due in January 2018. There are preadmission courses which must be completed. Admission to the program is competitive. Admission requirements can be found at:

The Occupational Therapy (OTA) Assistant (OTA) at Program The Occupational Therapy Assistant Program EHOVEat EHOVE Adult Career Center students prepares to students to be an occupational Adult Career Center prepares be an occupational therapy assistant, upon successful completion of the therapy assistant, and uponand successful completion of the thewill student will an Associate of Applied program, program, the student receive anreceive Associate of Applied Science degreeLorain through Lorain County Community Science degree through County Community College College and istoeligible to national take the certification national certification and is eligible take the exam to exam to Certified Occupational Therapy (COTA). Assistant (COTA). become abecome Certifieda Occupational Therapy Assistant

OTA EHOVE website: http://www.ehove.net/adult-education/programs/occupational-therapyassistant/ OTA LCCC website: http://www.lorainccc.edu/Academic+Divisions/Allied+Health+and+Nursing/ Allied+Health+and+Nursing+Programs/Occupational+Therapy+Assistant.htm

The OTA program is a 24-month program which includes Occupational Therapy Assistant of field full-time work in two different 16 weeks 16 of weeks full-time workfield in two different settings insettings in The OTA program is a 24-month program which includes

the final semester. The requires programgeneral requireseducation general education the final semester. The program

The Occupational Therapyand Assistant (OTA) Program at EHOVE For information, contact Eddie LCCC advisor; coursework in Anatomy Physiology, Psychology, coursework in Anatomy and Henson, Physiology, Psychology, SociologySociology Adult Career Center prepares students to be an occupational Financial Aid available Financial Aid available Information Sessions and in at addition to the technical OTA Courses. and others; inothers; addition to the technical OTA Courses. ehenson@lorainccc.edu or 440-366-7863. to those who qualify. to those who qualify. therapy assistant, and upon successful completion of the Attending an information session is required. Sessions will begin in August program, the student will receive an Associate of Applied Or, Barbara Haase, Program Director at EHOVE; 2017 for the 2018 class and are held at EHOVE Career Center. Call ext. 373 For information, contact Ali LCCC Graham, LCCCagraham@lorainccc.edu advisor; agraham@lorainccc.edu or at 440-366-4325. For information, contact Ali Graham, advisor; or at 440-366-4325. Science degree through Lorain County Community College bhaase@ehove.net or at 419-499-4663, ext. 283. for details. and is eligible to take the Or,Haase, Barbara Haase, Director Programat Director atbhaase@ehove.net EHOVE; bhaase@ehove.net orcertification at 419-499-4663, Or, Barbara Program EHOVE; or national at 419-499-4663, ext.exam 283.toext. 283.

Accreditation The EHOVE Adult Career Center/Lorain County Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant Program is accredited by: The Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA. Website: www.acoteonline.org

Lorain County Community College Classes at EHOVE Classes are open to the community with current OTA students given priority. Students must be accepted as Lorain County Community College students. Students sign up for classes through LCCC. Course #

Class name

Credit hours

Class dates

ALHN 120

Career Explorations in Occupational Therapy

1

1-17-17 to 3-11-17 3-20-17 to 5-7-17

BIOG 122

Anatomy & Physiology 2

4

1-17-17 to 5-7-17

become a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA).

www.EHOVE.net www.EHOVE.net The OTA program is a 24-month program which includes 16 weeks of full-time field work in two different settings in www.lorainccc.edu www.lorainccc.edu Financial Aid available to those who qualify.

the final semester. The program requires general education coursework in Anatomy and Physiology, Psychology, Sociology and others; in addition to the technical OTA Courses.

CPR – BLS for Healthcare Providers – 907

For information, contact Ali Graham, LCCC advisor; agraham@lorainccc.edu or at 440-366-4325.

Knowing toProgram care forDirector someone whose heart and breathing has stopped Or, Barbarahow Haase, at EHOVE; bhaase@ehove.net or at 419-499-4663, ext. can 283. prove invaluable in a medical emergency. This course, designed for healthcare professionals, meets the standards of the American Heart Association and is www.EHOVE.net recommended for initial certification. Call ext. 280 for more information. www.lorainccc.edu

Use of materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials; do not represent income to the AHA. Mar 20 May 15 June 12 5 Hours

M M M Tuition $65

8:30 am – 1:30 pm 8:30 am – 1:30 pm 8:30 am – 1:30 pm

An online option presents the classroom portion from the convenience of your own computer. Skills competency, which must be completed at EHOVE, requires a minimum of 2 students. The cost is $65.

Medical Terminology – 914 This is an excellent classroom/internet blended course for understanding and spelling medical terms. This course is accelerated and includes classroom and computer time. Outside of class computer work is required. May 31 – Jun 28 40 Hours

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M, W, F Tuition $290

9:00 am – 3:30 pm Books $95

419.499.4663 or 419.627.9665 ext.280

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