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SKU: OL5113

Publisher: AOTA Continuing Education

Published: 2018

Basic Member Price
Non-Member Price: $59.95

Product Overview

Get an AOTA Digital Badge on Fieldwork Education to share your learning accomplishment when you complete the required CE.

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Donna Costa, DHS, OTR/L, FAOTA

Program Director and Associate Professor

University of Nevada, Las Vegas 

This course series provides information that can be built upon through attendance at a live 2-day face-to-face Fieldwork Educator Certificate workshop.

Earn .2 AOTA CEU (2.5 NBCOT PDU/2 contact hours)

Series Description:

This 3-module series covers the basics of becoming a clinical fieldwork educator and also includes information on the roles and responsibilities of the clinical site coordinator and academic fieldwork coordinator positions. This series is intended for those interested in learning or enhancing fieldwork educator skills or starting a fieldwork program at their facility.  A digital badge is available to participants who successfully complete the series as a means of sharing knowledge competencies with others. 


This module reviews the progression of the fieldwork educator in their role. Discussed in detail are the roles and responsibilities of the clinical site coordinator and the academic fieldwork coordinator. This module also covers how to maintain balance with the role of FW educator to ensure a satisfying and effective career trajectory.  

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this module, learners will be able to:

1) Identify the various roles into which fieldwork educators can advance.

2) Describe the key skills and responsibilities of the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator and

 Fieldwork Site Coordinator

3) Create a professional development plan that will assist in targeting continued learning in the area of fieldwork education 

Key Terms:   Fieldwork, Fieldwork level 1, Fieldwork level 2, ACOTE, AFWC, Fieldwork educator

Audience:  OT and OTA Practitioners

Learning Level: Intermediate

Catergory of OT: # 3 Professional Issues