Welcome to OTepp

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The Occupational Therapy Examination and Practice Preparation Program for Internationally Educated Occupational Therapists in Canada

Since 2008, OTepp has helped IEOTs from across Canada and around the world prepare for occupational therapy practice in Canada.  Participants may attend face-to-face at McMaster University in Hamilton Ontario, or online in real-time. 



Mailing address:

OTepp, School of Rehabilitation Science
IAHS, Room 403
McMaster University
1400 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON  L8S 1C7

Tel:  905-525-9140 ext. 21278
Fax: 905-524-0069
Email: nlidsto@mcmaster.ca
Directions to IAHS

  • 16th Annual IEP Conference

    Feb 5, 2019, 11:12 AM by Nancy Lidstone
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  • Registration extended to mid-February

    Feb 5, 2019, 09:42 AM by Nancy Lidstone
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  • Registration for 2019 is open

    Jan 17, 2019, 10:31 AM by Nancy Lidstone
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  • 360° View of Communicative Competence released

    Jul 24, 2018, 11:03 AM by Nancy Lidstone
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  • OTepp registration for 2018 open

    Sep 25, 2017, 15:40 PM by Cam Taylor
    The next OTepp Certificate Program will begin March 5, 2018. Registration and intake is open September 5, 2017 to February 2, 2018. Applicants can also enroll in individual courses up to a month before they are scheduled to begin. For more information, see Registration and Courses, or email Nancy Lidstone at nlidsto@mcmaster.ca.
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  • The Gateway - October 30th, 2017

    Aug 22, 2017, 15:41 PM by Cam Taylor
    The Gateway, the networking conference for Internationally Educated Professionals, is scheduled on October 30th, 2017, in Markham. Registration is now open! Learn, connect, and become inspired!
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  • Immigrant Access Fund: Quarterly Report (2016/2017 Quarter 3)

    Jul 20, 2017, 15:42 PM by Cam Taylor
    IAF - Quarter 3 Report
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  • WFOT launches OTION

    Dec 6, 2016, 15:43 PM by Cam Taylor
    The World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) launched the Occupational Therapy International Online Network (OTION) on June 15, 2016. According to WFOT, "this is a dedicated interactive forum that enables occupational therapists, assistants and students from across the world to network, share ideas and communicate with the profession as a whole." OTION is free. You can register at otion.wfot.org.
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  • New App My Stroke Team (MyST)

    Dec 6, 2016, 15:43 PM by Cam Taylor
    McMaster University’s Aging, Community and Health Research Unit developed an app that "promises to make it easier for those involved in a stroke patient’s care to communicate with each other and with patients and their caregivers. This app will help to improve coordination of care for stroke survivors and their families living at home in the community."
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