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Professional Conduct

We promote and maintain standards of professional conduct in occupational therapy practice.

Serving the Public Interest

NBCOT defines and clarifies professional responsibilities to protect present and future certified OTR® and COTA®s

  • Certified OTRs, COTAs, and exam candidates must abide by the Practice Standards and Code of Conduct

  • Certified OTRs and COTAs must disclose any criminal, legal, or other disciplinary matters within 60 days

  • Those who violate the Code of Conduct are subject to the Procedures of Enforcement

  • When certified OTRs and COTAs renew, they must agree to abide by the NBCOT certificant attestation

Professional Conduct Resources

Review the documents OTRs and COTAs abide by in order to maintain their certification.