2019 TNOTA Conference

Conference registration is now open! Fill out the 2019 TNOTA Conference Registration Form or Download the Schedule.

For more information on our 2019 conference in Chattanooga, please visit the Conference Details page.  

 For your TNOTA conference one-stop-shop, please download the TNOTA App! The TNOTA App will have a list of locations, speakers, bios, floor plans, and provide you with  real time updates! Available on both Apple and Android devices.

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Ethics & Jurisprudence

Need to attend E & J only? Members not planning to attend conference can still attend the Ethics & Jurisprudence course in Chattanooga, TN, on September 7. Please fill out the registration form to secure your spot.

 

 

Open Board Positions with TNOTA

TNOTA is looking for two OT practitioners or students to join the continuing education committee. Responsibilities include assisting in issuing continuing education certificates following conferences and meetings,  assisting in facilitating online continuing education events, and answering emails. The time commitment for this position is 2-3 hours per month (slightly more following annual conference). This position reports to the continuing education chair. 

TNOTA also has open board positions in the Southeast District (secretary), and Northeast District (vice chair, and secretary). This is a great opportunity to get more involved in making a difference with TNOTA!

If you are interested in any of the above positions, please contact [email protected].

 

TSU's Pro Bono Clinic

Tennessee State University is launching a student-ru pro-bono community rehab clinic! The clinic is set to launch August 26, 2019. The clinic is seeking occupational and physical therapy practitioners to serve as supervising therapists and act as mentors for student volunteers. 

Benefits of serving as a Supervising Therapist include: 

  • Attending an AOTA Fieldwork Educators credentialing course
  • Complimentary attendance to any TSU OT/PT-sponsored continuing education courses
  • Mentorship opportunities with TSU OT/PT faculty and students
  • Continuing education credit for Clinical Instructor responsibilities
  • One contact hour CEU for every 16 hours served (maximum of 10 contact hours in one calendar year. Clinic contact hours are separate from CEU’s earned from TSU-sponsored opportunities)
  • Involvement in volunteering at Middle Tennessee’s first pro-bono physical rehabilitation clinic looks great on a resume!

For more information, click here or email Cassie Oliver at [email protected]

 

Student Video Contest 

Congratulations to The University of Tennessee Health Science Center MSOT Class of 2020! Enjoy their video below!

 

 

Attention Students!

Check out our all-new Student Section, where you can find information on upcoming events and student involvement initiatives.

 

2019 TNOTA Philanthropy

Congratulations to our philanthropy winner for 2019, GiGi's Playhouse! 

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Gigi's Playhouse is a nonprofit achievement center that provides free therapeutic-based, educational, career development, and family connections programming and events to individuals with Down syndrome from diagnosis through adulthood, their families, and the community. Since Gigi's Playhouse is 98% volunteer-run and 100% donor-funded, they depend on volunteers and donors to fulfill their mission of changing the way the world sees Down Syndrome.

TNOTA will be partnering with Gigi's Playhouse for volunteer opportunities and financial support throughout this year. To get involved, contact [email protected].

Discounted CEU Benefits

As an additional member benefit, we have partnered with occupationaltherapy.com to offer discounted CEUs! Please click the link below to take advantage of this great deal. 

Get CEU Discount

TNOTA Research Opportunities

TNOTA has created a page to support ongoing efforts to further our profession by students, educators, and clinicians.  You can visit the page by clicking here.  Please support your colleagues in their attempts to provide evidence based practice for all OTs and OTAs.