Continuing Education and License Renewal Information for Kentucky Occupational Therapists

Licensed Kentucky occupational therapists have a yearly license renewal with an October 31st deadline. To renew a license, twelve (12) hours of continuing education is required. (12 CCUs per year where 1 CCU = 1 hour) All 12 hours of continuing education is allowed for home study if AOTA approved. The board recognizes the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) as a provider of Kentucky occupational therapists continuing education.

The main goal of continuing education is to maintain the highest standards for the occupational therapy profession. All licensees are required to participate in continuing educational exercises that build upon existing learning and knowledge gained from prior educational experiences.

Professional Development Resources sponsors continuing education for occupational therapists. Professional Development Resources maintains all responsibility for content and programs. Kentucky occupational therapists can earn up to 12 hours of continuing education through online coursework at

Requirements for Continuing Education

Kentucky occupational therapists are required as a condition of license renewal to complete a minimum of twelve (12) hours of continuing educational activities per renewal period, every year.

The Kentucky Board of Licensure for Occupational Therapy