Licensing & Practice
Governing of the licensing and practice of OT in Louisiana.
The laws governing the licensing and practice of Louisiana occupational therapists and therapist assistants are monitored and enforced by Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (LSBME).
Click here to download the most current versions of Louisiana's law (Practice Act), rules, and application materials; as well as to verify licenses pertaining to occupational therapy.
It is crucial for LOTA and LSBME to collaborate.
Some important differences to understand between LOTA and LSBME:
Louisiana Occupational Therapy Association
Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners