NBCOT


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NBCOTNational Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.
NBCOTNational Board for Certification of Orthopedic Technologists (Syracuse, NY)
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An eye toward efficiency also creates situations in which NBCOT employees might be moved around as part of organizational strategy.
Stanbridge College's Vocational Nursing program has a 91% average annual NCLEX pass rate, Occupational Therapy Assistant graduates have achieved a 96% average annual NBCOT pass rate, and Hemodialysis Technician graduates have a 95% average annual CDC CHT exam pass rate.
The Nbcot examination is based on a comprehensive practice analysis that determines critical knowledge, skills and abilities of occupational therapists.
The Nbcot provides a world-class standard for certification of occupational therapy practitioners.
All entry-level occupational therapy (OT) practioners are required to successfully complete the certification examination administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).
How students perform on the NBCOT certification examination also has implications for their academic institutions.
The purpose of this study was to identify the association among student-related factors, including preadmission variables, OT academic and fieldwork performance ratings, and demographic characteristics, and first-time pass rates for the NBCOT certification examination for a group of Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) students.
Although evidence supports that undergraduate academic performance and scholastic aptitude are associated with (and in some cases predictive of) OT students' academic and fieldwork performance, there is no published evidence that explores the relationship between these preadmission factors and performance on the NBCOT certification examination.
Exploring the Relationship Between Entry-Level Master's Program Class Size and the Number of Graduate Credits Offered and Aggregate NBCOT Pass Rates
The first year of the current testing format (2009) led to a national decline in the pass rate of first-time test taking candidates to 77% (NBCOT, 2013a).
At the time of application to OT programs, the only program information universally available to these prospective students is the average class size, the number of graduate credits offered by each program, and the most recent 3 years of graduate performance on the NBCOT certification exam (ACOTE, 2013a).
In a 2007 survey of registered occupational therapists certified in the profession for three years or fewer, stroke was by far the top diagnosis among neurological conditions for services being provided by respondents, leading the list at 23.5%, followed by dementia at 15.6% (NBCOT, 2008).