Iowa Code Title IV. Public Health [Chs. 123-158] § 148B.5. Requirements for licensure
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An applicant applying for a license as an occupational therapist or as an occupational therapy assistant must file a written application on forms provided by the board, showing to the satisfaction of the board that the applicant meets the following requirements:
1. Successful completion of the academic requirements of an educational program in occupational therapy recognized by the board.
a. For an occupational therapist, the program must be one accredited by the accreditation council for occupational therapy education of the American occupational therapy association.
b. For an occupational therapy assistant, the program must be one approved by the American occupational therapy association.
2. Successful completion of a period of supervised field work experience at a recognized educational institution or a training program approved by the educational institution where the applicant met the academic requirements.
a. For an occupational therapist, a minimum of six months of supervised field work experience is required.
b. For an occupational therapy assistant, a minimum of two months of supervised field work experience is required.
3. Pass an examination, either in electronic or written form, satisfactory to the board and in accordance with rules.
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