Applicants with an Exam application on file having taken the exam 3 times without success must complete additional education as prescribed by the Board, pursuant to 468.211(6), F.S. The Florida OT Board recommends that one takes advantage of the following tools from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy in preparing to re-take the examination, as their “prescribed additional education” for those who have failed the exam three times:
- NBCOT Entry-Level Self-Assessment Tools
Allows you to identify your readiness for the exam and identify areas where more study might be helpful. Available on the NBCOT website at: https://www.nbcot.org/en/Students/Study-Tools.
- Review of Examination Blueprint
Provides a breakdown of the 3 major areas to be covered on the exam and provides the percentage of each domain to assist in determining which areas on which to place the most focus in preparing for the exam. Available at: https://www.nbcot.org/Students/get-certified.
- Study Guides
Order on the NBCOT website at: https://www.nbcot.org/Students/get-certified.
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