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Michigan OT Supervision Definitions
Direct Supervision - The OT is physically present or present via telemedicine with the individual being supervised or immediately available for direction and onsite supervision when the limited assessment, task, intervention, or interaction with the client is performed.
General Supervision - The OT is not required to be physically present on site or present during a telemedicine visit but is continuously available when the limited assessment, task, intervention, or interaction with the client is performed. Continuously available includes availability by telecommunication or another electronic device.
Occupational Therapy Assistant - An individual licensed to engage in practice as an occupational therapy assistant.
Occupational Therapist- An individual licensed to engage in the practice of occupational therapy.
Practice as an Occupational Therapy Assistant - The practice of occupational therapy under the supervision of a licensed OT.
Mich. Comp. Laws § 333.18301
Mich. Admin. Code r. 338.1211
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