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Department of Health Professions
Board of Medicine
Regulations for Licensure of Occupational Therapists [18 VAC 85 ‑ 80]
Certification for occupational therapy assistants
General Information
Action Summary Establishes the Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant issued by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) as the credential that must be held by a person who calls himself an occupational therapy assistant or uses the designation of O.T.A. or any derivation thereof.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Associated Mandates Certification credential for OTA's
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2802 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 07/26/2005.
2969 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/11/2005.
3202 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/24/2005.
Contact Information
Name / Title: William L. Harp, M.D.  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4558    FAX: (804)527-4429    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.