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Program UpdatesA summary of the work completed over the most recent several months, including updated policies/resources:

Read our December Newsletter  which includes news about new accreditation awards, policy updates, and a video guide to implementing the new formatting requirements for Progress Reports or Self Study Reports.

Read our October Newsletter with information about new Formatting Requirements for Self Study Reports, and links to our new video about becoming a peer reviewer with the OTA & PTA EAP.

Read our August 2016 Newsletter with information about revisions to the 2012 Standards and resources to assist with fieldwork tracking and role emerging placements.

Results of the OTA & PTA EAP 2015 education program survey are now available. The annual survey gathers a variety of information about all affiliated programs (demographics, student and faculty information and program information), and the results are summarized in this report:

2015 OTA & PTA EAP Program Survey Report

Read our May 2016 Newsletter

December 2015

June 2015

November 2014

July 2014

November 2013

 


July 19, 2016

Revised Accreditation Standards and Supporting Resources

The 2012 Accreditation Standards have been revised to reflect the changes to CORE for Criterion 3.4: 

The program provides clinical education / fieldwork experiences in occupational therapy and physiotherapy that enable students to achieve the learning outcomes.  
New resources include a timeline for compliance, and resources to assist with fieldwork tracking and role emerging placements.

Video of 2016 Education Session Now Available

Thank you once again to all who attended. The theme of the morning was Accreditation as a Quality Improvement Initiative.
To view the videos of the 2016 event, please click below.

View Presentation Videos (YouTube Playlist)


April 30, 2016

T-Res Summary Report and Recommendations Finalized

The T-Res Summary Report and Recommendations were finalized, and then reviewed and approved by the Boards of CAOT and PEAC in April. Both organizations are committed to implementing the recommendations.  The OTA & PTA EAP will be working towards implementation in the coming months and more information will follow soon. The report details the study results and offers six key recommendations. Special thank you to all who contributed to this project.

Read the T-Res Summary Report

 

New 2016-2018 Strategic Plan for OTA & PTA EAP

Read more about the new Strategic Plan here


October 15, 2015

We are very pleased to welcome Amanda Walton to the position of Program Manager, OTA & PTA EAP, effective January 1, 2016. See the press release below.

PEAC and CAOT Welcome New Program Manager


May 6, 2015

Results of the OTA & PTA EAP 2014 education program survey are now available. The annual survey gathers a variety of information about all affiliated programs (demographics, student and faculty information and program information), and the results are summarized in this report.

2014 OTA & PTA EAP Program Survey Report


April 30, 2015

Congratulations to the most recently accredited programs!

  • Medicine Hat College - Medicine Hat AB
  • Nova Scotia Community College, Cumberland Campus - Springhill NS

Congratulations to the most recent program awarded candidacy status!

  • St Clair College, Thames Campus - Chatham ON

November 30, 2014

Congratulations to the most recently accredited program!

  • Niagara College - Welland, ON

Congratulations to the most recent program awarded candidacy status!

  • Durham College - Oshawa, ON

All programs with accreditation or candidacy status should read this important information.

The T-Res project is progressing - thank you again to all the participant programs and students. Click here for a brief update. More information to follow later once data have been collected and analyzed.


July 3, 2014

PEAC releases its 2013 Annual Report

Read CAOT's 2013 Annual Report here

Congratulations to three newly accredited programs!

  • Eastern College - Halifax campus, NS
  • Mohawk College - Hamilton, ON
  • Sir Sandford Fleming College - Peterborough, ON

 




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