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Indiana OT Assistants and Aides
Definition of a OTA
"Occupational therapy assistant" means a person who provides occupational therapy services under the supervision of an occupational therapist
What are OTAs allowed to do?
Under the supervision of an occupational therapist, an occupational therapy assistant may contribute to the screening and evaluation process. The occupational therapy assistant may also contribute to the following:
The occupational therapist shall countersign within seven (7) calendar days all documentation written by the occupational therapy assistant, which will become part of the patient's permanent record.
An occupational therapy aide may contribute to indirect patient services through the provision of the following:
An aide, with direct on-site supervision of a licensed occupational therapist or, when appropriate, a licensed occupational therapy assistant, may provide direct patient service.
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