NOTA 2016 Conference - Save the Date!
March 18th- March 19th
Continue to check the notaonline.org website for more information in the next few weeks!
NOTA CEU Event - Durable Medical Equipment: Recycle and Reuse, Starting Your Own DME Closet
Date: Thursday, 10/22/2015
Location: Methodist Hospital Estabrook Cancer Center Auditorium
8303 Dodge Street
Presenter: Lauren Sheehan
Please join us for networking and a CEU event on Thursday, October 22nd from 5:45-7pm. Lauren Sheehan will be presenting "Durable Medical Equipment: Recycle and Reuse, Starting Your Own DME Closet".
The event will be held at the Cancer Center Auditorium south of Methodist Hospital located at 8303 Dodge Street. You can park behind the cancer center building or in the visitor parking garages for the Hospital towers and walk to the center.
The cost is $5.00 for NOTA members and $10 for non NOTA members. Please register online by Monday, October 19th at notaonline.org.
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NOTAPAC Election Results
Thank you all who participated in the first annual elections for the board of the Nebraska OTA political action committee.
The results are as follows:
1- Heidi Carpenter’s appointment to co-chair was upheld
2- Cheryl Frickel’s appointment to co-chair was upheld
3- Emily Rumery was elected as student representative
4- Amanda Hegemann was elected as student representative
5- The NOTAPAC constitutional amendments were upheld to extend elections annually to Sept 30th, to add additional board positions of Public Relations officer and Secretary, and to allow appointments to be made at any time as long as a majority of the board approved of said appointment.
Again, thank you!
We are excited to have an active committee and welcome any and all ideas. If you are interested in the now vacant positions of Public Relations officer or Secretary, please let me know ASAP. If you would like to be a member of the committee, please send me an email at email@example.com at your convenience.
Steve Bowen, Lobbyist, NOTAPAC chair
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 202 • Bethesda, Maryland 20814-3449 www.aotf.org • (240) 292-1079
Foundation Announces Opening of 2015-16 Scholarship Competition
Bethesda, Maryland – The American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for its 2015-16 scholarships. AOTF awards more than 50 scholarships annually to students enrolled in accredited or developing occupational therapy programs in the United States. Scholarships are awarded based on selection criteria that include academic achievement, service, and evidence of leadership through activities and written recommendations.
The AOTF administers funds for scholarships provided through individual endowments and endowments created by 22 state occupational therapy associations and the District of Columbia Occupational Therapy Association.
The Foundation also administers and awards several scholarships established in memory of prominent occupational therapy practitioners, as well as scholarships sponsored by corporate and non-profit supporters. For the 42nd consecutive year, Kappa Delta Phi Sorority will provide scholarships for two students. AOTF is also pleased to update its list of scholarship sponsors to include OccupationalTherapy.com. They join North Coast Medical as sponsors of two $5,000 scholarships each year.
The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) Scholarship Endowment also provides annual scholarships for four exemplary students.
Interested and eligible students can access further information and begin an application, on the AOTF website. Applications for awards given in 2016 must be submitted by October 29, 2015. Successful applicants are notified in the spring.
The American Occupational Therapy Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable, scientific and educational organization established in 1965. Its mission is to advance the science of occupational therapy to support people’s full participation in meaningful life activities.
Thank you to all who participated in the NOTA 2015 Conference!
We hope you left with fresh ideas! Click here to view the full conference wrap up!
Student Research Studies
Click here to view the current research studies students are asking for your feedback on. Thank you!