Occupational Therapy Assistant

Grouping: Respiratory, Developmental, Rehabilitative and Restorative Service Providers

Occupational Therapy Assistant (Taxonomy Code# 224Z00000X) is a health care provider taxonomy defined by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association.

Taxonomy Overview

Taxonomy Code 224Z00000X
Classification Occupational Therapy Assistant
Grouping Respiratory, Developmental, Rehabilitative and Restorative Service Providers
Number of Providers 26118

Definition Occupational Therapy Assistant

An occupational therapy assistant is a person who has graduated from an occupational therapy assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) or predecessor organizations, has successfully completed a period of supervised fieldwork experience required by the accredited occupational therapy assistant program, has passed a nationally recognized entry-level examination for occupational therapy assistants, and fulfills state requirements for licensure, certification, or registration. An occupational therapy assistant provides interventions under the supervision of an occupational therapist which emphasize the therapeutic use of everyday life activities (i.e., occupations) with individuals or groups for the purpose of facilitating participation in roles and situations and in home, school, workplace, community and other settings. Occupational therapy services are provided for the purpose of promoting health and wellness and are provided to those who have or are at risk for developing an illness, injury, disease, disorder, condition, impairment, disability, activity limitation, or participation restriction. Occupational therapy assistants address the physical, cognitive, psychosocial, sensory, and other aspects of occupational performance in a variety of contexts to support engagement in everyday life activities that affect health, well-being, and quality of life.
Notes: Source: The Guide to Occupational Therapy Practice, 2nd edition. Bethesda: American Occupational Therapy Association, 2007. [7/1/2008: definition changed, source changed]

Classification Information Occupational Therapy Assistant

All Specializations of Occupational Therapy Assistant

Specialization Definition
General An occupational therapy assistant is a person who has graduated from an occupational therapy assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) or predecessor organizations, has successfully completed a period of supervised fieldwork experience required by the accredited occupational therapy assistant program, has passed a nationally recognized entry-level examination for occupational therapy assistants, and fulfills state requirements for licensure, certification, or registration. An occupational therapy assistant provides interventions under the supervision of an occupational therapist which emphasize the therapeutic use of everyday life activities (i.e., occupations) with individuals or groups for the purpose of facilitating participation in roles and situations and in home, school, workplace, community and other settings. Occupational therapy services are provided for the purpose of promoting health and wellness and are provided to those who have or are at risk for developing an illness, injury, disease, disorder, condition, impairment, disability, activity limitation, or participation restriction. Occupational therapy assistants address the physical, cognitive, psychosocial, sensory, and other aspects of occupational performance in a variety of contexts to support engagement in everyday life activities that affect health, well-being, and quality of life.
Driving and Community Mobility Occupational therapy assistants contribute to the completion of an individualized occupational therapy driving and community mobility evaluation by administering delegated assessments and identifying findings that impact the client's occupational performance. Clients engage in the assessment and occupational profile process to customize the evaluation to their individual driving and community mobility needs. Occupational therapy assistants administer and continuously modify individualized in-vehicle and community mobility assessments within the naturalistic context of the community in response to the occupational performance and safety behaviors of the client. They also implement an individualized intervention plan, within the parameters established in collaboration with the occupational therapist that reflects the contexts of the client and meets his or her occupational performance and safety needs. Occupational therapy assistants address immediate and long-term implications of psychosocial issues related to compromised driving and community mobility throughout the occupational therapy process and makes recommendations to the occupational therapist for modification to service delivery.
Environmental Modification Occupational therapy assistants provide environmental modifications under the supervision of an occupational therapist. OTAs develop and implement an individualized occupational therapy environmental modification plan that reflects the relevant contexts of the client and relevant others and maximizes current and future occupational performance, safety, and participation of the client. Clients receive environmental modification recommendations and interventions that enable them to meet occupational performance and participation goals and that have adequate flexibility to accommodate for their future needs.
Feeding, Eating & Swallowing Occupational therapy assistants provide environmental modifications under the supervision of an occupational therapist. OTAs develop and implement an individualized occupational therapy environmental modification plan that reflects the relevant contexts of the client and relevant others and maximizes current and future occupational performance, safety, and participation of the client. Clients receive environmental modification recommendations and interventions that enable them to meet occupational performance and participation goals and that have adequate flexibility to accommodate for their future needs.
Low Vision Occupational therapy assistants contribute to the completion of an individualized occupational therapy low-vision evaluation under the direction and supervision of the occupational therapist to identify factors that may facilitate, compensate for, or inhibit use of vision in occupational performance. Clients are engaged in the identification of strengths, limitations, and goals as they relate to low vision to optimize independence and participation in desired occupations. Occupational therapy assistants also contribute to the development and implementation of an individualized occupational therapy low-vision intervention plan in collaboration with the occupational therapist, client, and relevant others that reflects the client’s priorities for occupational performance.

Group Information Respiratory, Developmental, Rehabilitative and Restorative Service Providers

All Classifications of Respiratory, Developmental, Rehabilitative and Restorative Service Providers

Classification Specializations
Anaplastologist
Art Therapist
Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Dance Therapist
Developmental Therapist
Kinesiotherapist
Massage Therapist
Mastectomy Fitter
Music Therapist
Occupational Therapist
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Orthotic Fitter
Orthotist
Pedorthist
Physical Therapist
Physical Therapy Assistant
Prosthetist
Pulmonary Function Technologist
Recreation Therapist
Recreational Therapist Assistant
Rehabilitation Counselor
Rehabilitation Practitioner
Respiratory Therapist, Certified
Respiratory Therapist, Registered
Specialist/Technologist

Providers Information

Occupational Therapy Assistant · All Providers

NPI Name Address
1588202451 Nathalia Alexandre Silva 15127 S Jog Rd, Delray Beach, FL 33446-1251
1124666011 Sara Callagy 45009 W Balboa Dr, Maricopa, AZ 85139-6713
1922645803 Sophia Johnson 204 E Jacob St, Louisville, KY 40203-2342
1730726688 Susan R Cornett 1700 Fallen Leaf Ln, Round Rock, TX 78665-5657
1568009421 Herbert Tezeno Jr. 4100 Latham St Ste E, Riverside, CA 92501-1733
1477190429 Joseph Haynie 1213 Bradley Daniel Blvd, Summerville, SC 29486-8658
1851938955 Leon Lambert 25 Lenox Ave, Irvington, NJ 07111-2111
1649817735 Ayesha M Harris 13521 Stone Pond Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32224-1626
1386281590 Circle Therapy, Inc. (Organization) 614 Cardinal Dr, Lexington, NC 27292-5525
1942847181 Lindsey Parish 7008 Golden Gate Dr E, Fort Worth, TX 76132-3702
1467099697 Karen Maria Prado Rubi 2500 Sw 107th Ave Ste 39, Miami, FL 33165-2492
1033756226 Shontel M Lopez 5800 Preston Oaks Rd Apt 1027, Dallas, TX 75254-8707
1396382610 Jason Pack 9022 Richfield Ln, Knoxville, TN 37924-4579
1447897624 Elena Omi 15715 Knauff Ranch Ct, Cypress, TX 77429-6129
1184261612 Brooke Hahn 5617 Parker St, Omaha, NE 68104-4937
1568009009 Samantha Kay Hobbs 3014 Smithers Ct S, Renton, WA 98055-5034
1891332342 Christiana Campbell 414 E 94th St Apt 1a, Brooklyn, NY 11212-1760
1881231504 Marvin Balbuena 3241 E Calle Baja Dr, West Covina, CA 91792-2902
1457998254 Gary Brito Dpt, A Physical Therapy Corporation (Organization) 3117 Florinda St, Pomona, CA 91767-1013
1447897244 Christina Brown 2329 Myer Ave Apt 2, Leesburg, FL 34748-3288

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This dataset includes 800 health care provider taxonomy codes maintained by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC). It is used in transactions specified in HIPAA and the National Provider Identifier (NPI) application for enumeration. Each taxonomy is registered with code, grouping, classification, specialization, definition, etc.

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