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32-3423 - Application for licensure; qualifications
32-3423. Application for licensure; qualifications
A. An applicant for licensure as an occupational therapist or as an occupational therapy assistant shall:
1. Be of good moral character.
2. Successfully complete the academic and fieldwork requirements of an educational program subject to board review and standards prescribed by the board. The board shall require:
(a) For an occupational therapist, a minimum of nine hundred twenty-eight hours of supervised fieldwork experience as determined by the supervising institution, organization or sponsor.
(b) For an occupational therapy assistant, a minimum of six hundred eight hours of supervised fieldwork experience as determined by the supervising institution, organization or sponsor.
3. Pass an examination administered pursuant to section 32-3424.
4. Complete the application process and pay all fees required pursuant to this chapter.
B. The board may deny a license to an applicant who:
1. Commits a felony, whether or not involving moral turpitude, or a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude. In either case conviction by a court of competent jurisdiction is conclusive evidence of the commission.
2. Engages in any conduct that violates section 32-3401.
C. An applicant who is denied a license may request a hearing pursuant to title 41, chapter 6, article 10.