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Indiana Occupational Therapy Definitions

“Board” - The Medical Licensing Board of Indiana.

“Committee” - The occupational therapy committee.

“Contact Hour”- A unit of measure for a continuing competency activity. One (1) contact hour equals at least fifty (50) minutes in a learning activity.

“Continuing Competency”- Those activities under category I continuing competency courses and category II continuing competency activities as used in 844 IAC 10-7.

“Examination” - A nationally recognized test for occupational therapists that has been approved by the board.

“Objective Tests”- The following:

    • Sensation.
    • Range of motion/goniometry.
    • Muscle strength.
    • Perceptual/visual motor skills.
    • Gross and fine motor coordination.
    • Vocational/avocational.
    • Activities of daily living/instrumental activities of daily living.
    • Cognition.
    • Other such tests

“Occupational Therapist” - A person who practices occupational therapy.

“Practice of Occupational Therapy” - The therapeutic use of everyday life occupations and occupational therapy services to:

    • Aid individuals or groups to participate in meaningful roles and situations in the home, school, the workplace, the community, or other settings;
    • Promote health and wellness through research and practice; and
    • Serve individuals or groups who are well but have been or are at risk for developing an illness, injury, disease, disorder, condition, impairment, disability, activity limitation, or participation restriction.

“Occupational Therapy Assistant” - A person who provides occupational therapy services under the supervision of an occupational therapist.

“Occupational Therapy Services” - Services that are provided to promote health and wellness, prevent disability, preserve functional capabilities, prevent barriers for occupational performance from occurring, and enable or improve performance in everyday activities.

“Person” - An individual.

“Permanent Record” - Medical charts and/or educational files

“School or Program of Occupational Therapy Approved by the Board” - A school or program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA) or predecessor organizations or is deemed by the board to be equivalent to the standards set by ACOTE.


IC 25-23.5-1

844 IAC 10-1

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