The Occupational Therapy Assistant carries through a treatment program as outlined by the licensed Occupational Therapist after the initial evaluation. The COTA assists with implementation of programs in the Occupational Therapy
Department in areas of patient and family education, home programs, in-services for other departments, back school, community education, employee fitness and post-offer physical exams for the hospital. The COTA supervises support staff
and students as assigned in areas related to patient care. The COTA participates in continuing education courses, state and national meetings, Health Fairs, etc., as appropriate and available.