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Earn professional development

You listened to the podcast, now earn professional development for doing so.

Earn 1 PDU or 1 contact hour toward your professional development requirements by listening to episode 11 of the OT Schoolhouse Podcast. In this episode, Jayson interviews Dr. Amy Sadek, OTR/L, on how to conduct evidence-based practices in the school-based setting.

Objectives for this Professional Development Podcast. Listeners will:

  1. Understand the barriers to practicing EBP and conducting further research within Public schools. 
  2. Understand the steps to implementing evidence-based practices (EBP) in a school setting.
  3. Understand the levels of research and the steps to appraising a research article

What you will receive as part of this podcast course:

  • As an added bonus, you will also receive a 1 page "Article Appraisal Checklist" to use when conducting a review of current literature. This page will walk you through the 6 parts of any article as discussed on the podcast.

  • Upon passing the short quiz, you will be provided a certificate of completion to use for state licensure and/or national board certification renewal.

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Continuing Education Earned:

1.0 Contact Hour of Professional Development will be awarded in the form of a certificate of completion upon passing the short quiz. 

Activity Type:

Independent: Distance Learning

Content Level:

Intermediate - Language used is specific to school-based OT practice. 


Jayson Davies, OTR/L



Intended Audience:

Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants

Course Requirements:

Completion of the podcast episode 11 & completion of the post-course test with a score of 70% or greater


Each state has different guidelines on what can count toward your professional development requirements. Be sure to check your state requirements. While we consult with state and NBCOT documents in attempt to ensure our courses meet national guidelines, the OT School House is not responsible for any courses that your state or national agency questions or refuses to accept as professional development.