Practice Act and Rules of the North Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy

The North Carolina Occupational Therapy Practice Act and the Rules of the North Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy may be downloaded in Adobe Acrobat format.

 

Practice Act Download
Rules of the Board Download
Code of Ethics Download

 

Scope of Practice:

“Occupational therapy” means a health care profession providing evaluation, treatment and consultation to help individuals achieve a maximum level of independence by developing skills and abilities interfered with by disease, emotional disorder, physical injury, the aging process, or impaired development. Occupational therapists use purposeful activities and specially designed orthotic and prosthetic devices to reduce specific impairments and to help individuals achieve independence at home and in the work place.