ORS 675.250
Qualifications for licensing as occupational therapy assistant

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Except as provided in ORS 675.270 (Licensing without examination), an applicant for licensure under ORS 675.210 (Definitions for ORS 675) to 675.340 (Enforcement procedure) as an occupational therapy assistant shall:


Be at least 18 years of age.


Have successfully completed the academic requirements of an educational program for occupational therapy assistants recognized by the Occupational Therapy Licensing Board.


Pass an examination approved by the board to determine the fitness of the applicant for practice as an occupational therapy assistant.


Have successfully completed at least two months of supervised field work that complies with rules adopted by the board.


Comply with continuing education requirements as adopted by the board by rule.


If an applicant has been unlicensed for more than three years, complete a board-approved reentry program or retake the board-approved national examination to determine fitness for practice as an occupational therapy assistant.


An applicant meets the requirements of subsection (1)(b) or (d) of this section if the applicant provides the board with documentation of military training or experience that the board determines is substantially equivalent to the education or experience required by subsection (1)(b) or (d) of this section. [1977 c.858 §6; 1981 c.250 §4; 1997 c.104 §2; 2007 c.316 §2; 2012 c.43 §6]


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