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Updated 4 months ago

Future of OTA - 6 Replies

Hi, That's what I heard. I know a few people who decided to go into MOT- Masters or something totally different LPN because they can bridge towards...

Angela in Metter, Georgia

Updated 36 months ago

OTA Refresher course in Fort Lauderdale, FL - 5 Replies

I have been trying to look for OTA refresher course(s) online, without success. I graduated with my associates degree for OTA... I went to take my...

NCCOTA in Lewisville, North Carolina

COTA opening private Peds outpatient clinic

Any COTAs with experience opening their own private practice? What business entity did you open? What insurances were you able to apply to as a...

Connie in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 43 months ago

OT is Quackery - 2 Replies

I thought I would start a new discussion topic, appropriately called "OT is Quackery". List all of the reasons why OT is quackery and if you don't...

OTA dreams in New York, New York

Updated 43 months ago

Touro Occupational Therapy Assistant Program- How is the program?? - 1 Reply

Hello, I was wondering if anyone out there has taken or are in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at Touro College New York? Thank You for...

nchica2012@*****.*** in Hollywood, Florida

certified Occupational therapy assistance

I graduated last year...and I still can't find any job with my career. ..can someone help...I live in Florida. ...I need a job asap..thank you leena

yvonne jimenez in Katy, Texas

OTA student looking to move to Texas

I am currently in school in Colorado and I am looking to move to Texas once I'm done. Can anyone give me some advice as to how long it will take to...

NewGradCOTA2015 in Orlando, Florida

Any travelers who started off as new grads??? Best travel company to work with??

I am a new grad COTA (go me!) who is interested in traveling in the Texas area. Any suggestions as for companies/recruiters to work with? Also what...

hammertoecrs in Las Vegas, Nevada

COTA jobs in and around Charlotte NC

I'm a COTA and I'm thinking of relocating to the Charlotte, NC area or nearby SC areas. I'm currently working in a community based/outpatient brain...

crystal in Union, New Jersey

Updated 55 months ago

COTA School - 3 Replies

Hi, I will be applying to COTA school next year. I am trying to find out has any one done any of the therapy programs full-time while working...

frustrated COTA in Mesa, Arizona

Updated 60 months ago

Traveling Position COTA? - 1 Reply

I am fixing to graduate as a COTA. I was browsing through the available jobs in my area, however; they are either part time or traveling. I really...

Lizbeth in San Diego, California

Updated 73 months ago

Top certified occupational therapy assistant skills needed to get the job. - 3 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every certified occupational therapy assistant must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to...

hawkbre in Byesville, Ohio

independant contractor

I am looking fo information on becoming an indepedant contractor as a COTA.Does anyone have any info on this subject or are doing this themself? I...

TravelBug in Frankfurt Am Main, Germany

Finding the right COTA position for new grad that travels

Hi, I have a question for those of you who are COTAs. I graduated last year and since then have been traveling on business nearly non-stop with my...

Blake Chavis-Newsome in Ahoskie, North Carolina

Updated 81 months ago

Currently going to school for COTA and having doubts - 2 Replies

Hi everyone. I am currently going to a community college to become a COTA. I just finished the first year of the program and am just not sure if it's...

Blake Chavis-Newsome in Ahoskie, North Carolina

OT/PT Education

Thinking out loud. I am currently attending college. When I first starting this journey, I wasn't for sure what I wanted my major to be,(what I...

Cant Find in Palm Bay, Florida

Updated 82 months ago

Concerned COTA - 11 Replies

Hi! I'm a student in the COTA program at a technical college and had a question for some experienced COTAs out there. I love my schooling, but am...

stlouis in st.louis, Missouri

ota or ots in the st.louis area

Just started school and was wondering if any ots or otas could give me a little advice on what its like.

jam1234 in Wentzville, Missouri

Iam going to school for ota and was wordering how hard will it be to find a job in st.louis mo.

Iam going to school for ota and was wordering how hard will it be to find a job in st.louis mo. If There are any otas or ots in st.louis I was just...

Cindy in San Diego, California

Updated 87 months ago

Recruiting Companies Good or Bad?? - 1 Reply

Hello, I have been a COTA for over 3 years, and have always sought after jobs with private companies vs. recruiters. Lately, I have not been able to...

mshowalter in Peoria, Illinois

Updated 92 months ago

COTA - 6 Replies

I am interested in becoming a COTA. However, I was wondering if there were any cota's out there that I could have a personal conversation with...

Jbarnedoot@*****.*** in Dallas, Texas

OTA job

I had a bachelor deg. In OT from another country. Since I haven't got my certification, I decided to go for OTA program. Is there a way a company can...

shire in mound, Minnesota

traveling occupational therapy assistant

as a traveling ot, do you have to pay your own traveling expenses and housing

Kennycrft in orange, California

Respiratory Therapy or COTA?

Hi Guys, Ive heard rumors that because of medicare gone, there will be less demand for these types of therapy jobs. Im also debating whether to...

Tessa in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Becoming a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

I'm fixing to graduate with a BS from a university with Child Development and Family Studies. I really have a heart for disabled/developmentally...

teadrinker in Irvine, California

Contract/part time

Hello, can anyone help me get a part time position as a COTA in skilled nursing in orange county, ca. i currently work as a cota in school. but i am...

CC in Utica, New York

Updated 117 months ago

Ultrasound tech/OTA/Dental HygieneOther Allied Health careers - 1 Reply

I have a bachelor's degree in general studies which has taken me absolutely nowhere. Ever since I graduated a few years ago, I have been mainly...

Natalie in Forest Hills, New York

Should I be a COTA?

I live in Queens NY and I'm thinking about becoming a COTA. I read and hear all kinds of things about the profession. Mostly good things. Before I...

Winona Ray in Orange, California

Will be moving to Glendale Arizona Summer of 09'

Hi, I'm a COTA that has been working in a hand center for the past 7years and I will be moving to Glendale Arizona this coming Summer. I am looking...

alicia in Jamaica, New York

travel assignment to florida

travel assignment in florida snf any cotas provide info? thanks specifically on documentation patient/therapist ratio and more

Pauline Roets in East Rochester, New York

Updated 135 months ago

What are typical certified occupational therapy assistant salaries? - 1 Reply

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...

Candice in Southhaven, CT

Updated 135 months ago

Boom or bust? - 3 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most certified...

laniWE@*****.*** in Astoria, New York

Updated 145 months ago

Tips for certified occupational therapy assistant interviews. - 1 Reply

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming certified occupational therapy assistant interview? Are there common interview questions that...


What are the best certified occupational therapy assistant qualifications and training to get ahead?

What is the best training for becoming a certified occupational therapy assistant? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to...


What do you enjoy most about your certified occupational therapy assistant career?

What do you enjoy most about being a certified occupational therapy assistant? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many...


Getting a certified occupational therapy assistant job.

How did you get your start doing certified occupational therapy assistant work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current...

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