This course is designed as part two along with OAP 7010, Healthcare Activity Director of a fast-track alternative to MEPAP I - Modular Educational Program for Activity Professionals for individuals pursuing national certification with the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP). When used in conjunction with the Healthcare Activity Director course, the Bridge the Gap course will fulfill the requirements for the 90-hour MEPAP (Modular Educational Program for Activity Professionals), 2nd edition, Part I. It also serves as a prerequisite for OAP 7007, Activity Director Part II.
Note 66 hour course includes 14 hours of class instruction, 22 hours online instruction and 30 hours of a preceptorship. Pre-requisite: OAP 7010. Texbook required: "Activities Keep Me Going and Going" by Peckham and Miller. Approximate book cost: $55.