Welcome to the Arkansas Occupational Therapy Association's website!

We are happy you are here! Existing members have been merged over and will receive an email with login credentials. If you are joining today, you will receive login instructions following joining. After logging in, click on the "Forum/Message Board" link in the member area. There is a message telling you how to get the most out of the page. Please check back often. New content for both members and non-members will be added frequently as we continue building our page. If you have ideas or suggestions about what you would like to see on this page, please let us know.

Announcements

NEW!! Adult Therapists--There is a link to several FREE (AOTA approved) online CEU opportunities in the "Practitioner Corner" section inside the Member's only area of the page.

New!! Pediatric Therapists--The New Medicaid Approved Pediatric Evaluation List is now on the Arkansas Medicaid website. It can be found at: https://www.medicaid.state.ar.us/Download/provider/provdocs/Manuals/THERAPY/Transmittals/THERAPY-3-15up.doc

Nominations for AROTA Vice President and Secretary are in. Please take a moment to view a short biography of those running in the member area of the page by opening the "Elections" link. When you are ready to place your vote, please send an email to info@arota.org with "elections" in subject line. Indicate the preson for whom you are voting for in the body of your message. Voting will close on 7-15-16 at 5pm CST.

If you joined on or after June 14, 2016, you will receive your AROTA Membership card in a welcome email as a PDF document. This new procedure will enable us to get your card to you more efficiently. From there, you can print your card for your records (color print on heavy paper or laminate it for best results). If you would prefer to receive a physical card printed by us in the mail, please send a message to info@arota.org with "Mail my card" in the subject line.

AROTA is proud to be able to offer a $250 scholarship to one OTA and one OT student this year.  Stay tuned for details!

October 7, 2016--Save the Date! AROTA is partnering with the University of Central Arkansas to offer practitioners and students from all programs a day of networking and discounted CEU opportunities. More details to come!

General Information

In Arkansas, Occupational Therapy is regulated by the Arkansas State Medical Board. For licensure information, please contact:

Arkansas State Medical Board
1401 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 340
Little Rock, AR 72201-2936
(501) 296-1802     
https://www.armedicalboard.org/

For the Arkansas OTA change/add supervision form and tracking log, please visit:
http://www.armedicalboard.org/Professionals/pro.aspx?type=4

Depending upon your practice setting, you may need an NPI (National Provider Identifier). It is free and can be obtained online at:
https://nppes.cms.hhs.gov/NPPES/Welcome.do

In order to become a Medicaid Provider in Arkansas, please visit:
https://www.medicaid.state.ar.us/provider/logon.aspx

Professional Development Unit (PDU) online calculator (converts contact hours and CEUs into PDUs):
http://www.nbcot.org/pdu-calculator