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Colorado Occupational Therapy Scope of Practice
How is occupational therapy defined in Colorado?
"Occupational therapy" means the therapeutic use of everyday life activities with individuals or groups for the purpose of participation in roles and situations in home, school, workplace, community, and other settings.
What is included in the practice of occupational therapy?
The practice of occupational therapy in Colorado includes:
Methods or strategies selected to direct the process of interventions such as:
Evaluation of factors affecting activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living, education, work, play, leisure, and social participation, including:
Interventions and procedures to promote or enhance safety and performance in activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living, education, work, play, leisure, and social participation, including:
What is specifically excluded from the practice?
Are there any special trainings or requirements?
Colo. Rev. Stat. § 12-270-104
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