Sedalia, Missouri – Sept. 15, 2022 – The Missouri Health Professions Consortium (MHPC) will host an open house for the new Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) lab on State Fair Community College’s Sedalia campus 4:30-7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 5,in the Fred E. Davis Multipurpose Center, Room 220. The public is invited to attend.
The Missouri Health Professions Consortium OTA program combines general education, professional-level coursework, laboratory practice, and clinical fieldwork to prepare students to become certified OTAs. MHPC’s mission is to educate and prepare occupational therapy assistants to provide occupational therapy interventions to the citizens of Missouri and neighboring states, especially those in rural underserved areas.
State Fair Community College is one of five community colleges that offers the OTA program, which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education. The new lab on the Sedalia campus simulates a home environment in which to train students how to help people who need to learn or relearn how to reconnect to their environment.