Rhode Island-licensed occupational therapists have a biennial license renewal with a March 31st deadline, even years. Twenty (20) hours of continuing education are required in order to renew a license. There are no limits on Category II courses, or home study if AOTA approved.
The pursuit of continuing education allows for the best possible standards for the occupational therapy profession. All licensees are required to complete continuing education hours as a licensing condition.
Professional Development Resources is an American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) approved provider of continuing education (#3159). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
Continuing Education Requirements
Occupational therapists licensed in the state of Rhode Island have a license renewal every two years with a March 31st deadline, even years. Twenty continuing education hours are needed for license renewal. There are no limits on home study (Category II) courses if AOTA approved.
Information obtained from the Rhode Island Board of OT Practice on February 13, 2014.