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MCC to Host Seminars for Occupational Therapy Practitioners

[Thursday, September 7, 2017]

Occupational therapy practitioners can hear about fieldwork supervisor opportunities at two free seminars at McHenry County College in Sept. and Oct. A third seminar in November will feature a presentation by Nancy Richman on hot topics in the OT field.

The following are available:                                                                          

Learn more about opportunities to become a Fieldwork Supervisor: Fieldwork is an essential aspect of every OT and OTA’s education prior to taking the NBCOT exam. Learn more about the rewarding opportunities available supervising OTA students and help ensure a strong future in the OT profession. (.2 CEUs available) Fieldwork Supervisor Guidelines for OTA Students. Two free sessions are offered from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12 (use course code: UHL U20 001 to register) or 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. (use course code: UHL U20 002 to register). Both seminars are located in Room A240.

Guest Presenter Nancy Richman OTR/L FAOTA: Hear the latest information on hot topics in the OT field, including recent legislation updates/changes, Medicare A vs. B, and ethical issues. Nancy Richman is the co-owner of Glantz Richman Rehabilitation Associates, which offers a range of services to care facilities in the Chicago area. They also employ nearly 80 OTs, physical therapists, speech and recreational therapists, and social workers. (.3 CEUs available) This seminar takes place at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18, in Room A240. Use course code: UHL U21 001 to register. Cost is $79.

To register, call the MCC Registration Office at (815) 455-8588 or register online at and click on “Register for Workforce and Community Development Classes.”  For more information, call Justin DeBolt, coordinator of Workforce Training and Professional Programs at (815) 479-7879.

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