OTA Student Forms
- THESE FORMS MUST BE DATED WITHIN A SPECIFIC DATE RANGE TO BE VALID. PLEASE REFER TO
YOUR ORIENTATION PACKET FOR THE DATE RANGE.
- Background check/drug screen, TB, malpractice insurance and physical examination
must be repeated each year of the OTA Program. CPR is valid for 2 years. These requirements
must be current during the entire OTA Program.
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Student Checklist - First Year OTA Students
Student Checklist - Second Year OTA Students
Background Check/Drug Screen
- Choose SCREENING: SD Consortium Criminal Background Check And Drug Screen ($77.00)
.....Due to holiday drug screen can be over 3 days as long as it is done before June
4 deadline so you can turn it in with packet. TURN IN THE E-MAIL THAT SAYS: SUBJECT:
- The day of your urine drug test, DO NOT drink more than 8 oz. of any liquid . If you drink an excessive amount of liquid prior to conducting your urine drug screen,
the results will be diluted and/or altered and therefore incomplete. If your drug
screen results come back dilute, you will not be able to be placed in clinical settings
therefore, you will be ineligible to enter the OTA Program. SECOND YEAR BACKGROUND/DRUG
SCREEN MUST BE DATED DURING THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER DURING YEAR TWO OF THE PROGRAM.
Please do this online go to www.hpso.com - 1. Click on Individuals 2. click on students 3. click on Get Professional Liability
Insurance Quote 4. click on individual 5. select California 6. Certified Occupational
Therapy Assistant 7. select no 8. select student 9. continue 10. type in June 3 of
two years from when you started 11. Complete online application......
Only 1 card is accepted. American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare
Providers (2 year card) NOTE: only go through the 1 website listed. https://cpr.heart.org/en/cpr-courses-and-kits/healthcare-professional/basic-life-support-bls-training
Physical Exam Form - If the doctor indicates your hearing is within normal range, you do not need to
have a hearing test.
Flu Vaccine Form or Flu Vaccine Decline Form ** see OTA Handbook regarding waiver
The Occupational Therapy Program will no longer accept FLU MIST (nasal spray) per
new Federal Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Center for
Disease Control (CDC). Students must have the influenza vaccination which is offered
through Grossmont College Health Services or a physician's office.
OTA Essential Functions
OTA Student Clinical Site Forms
OTA Exit Form / OTA Re-Entry Form - Found in the most recent version of the OTA Student Handbook