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The Board of Occupational Therapy regulates occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants in DC. Licenses expire on September 30th of odd years.
Occupational therapists shall complete a minimum of twenty-four (24) contact hours and occupational therapy assistants shall complete a minimum of twelve (12) contact hours of continuing education (CE) during each license renewal cycle.
The Board shall approve continuing competence programs and activities that are relevant to the practice or education of occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants that document the following:
Current subject matter with course description
Satisfactory completion of the course by the course participant
The Board shall approve the following types of activities provided that they are consistent with provisions of the regulations:
Activities sponsored by the state or local occupational therapy organizations
Activities sponsored by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
Activities sponsored by AOTA approved providers
Activities sponsored by an accredited healthcare facility
Activities sponsored by an accredited college or university
Professional Development Resources is an 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.
Missouri-licensed Social Workers renew on September 30th, every 2 years (from year of initial licensure). 30 hours of continuing education (CE) are required to renew. 15 hours are allowed from online (self-study) courses offered by ASWB or APA approved providers. 3 hours in ethics is required each renewal. The ethics course must be presented or written by a qualified social worker.
Do I need to submit proof of continuing education with my renewal? Yes, per question 5(A) on the renewal form.
How do I submit proof of my continuing education? Please submit proof per 20 CSR 2263‐2.082 of the rules. Documentation of continuing education may consist of‐
Certificates of affidavits provided by the program/sponsor;
Receipts for fees paid to the sponsor;
Written verification from the university practicum that the licensee provided supervision of undergraduate or graduate students;
Copy of publication and letter from editor/publisher;
A written announcement of a presentation scheduled and/or brochure specifically identifying the licensee as the presenter of a course/seminar/program.
Does the committee require the original certificate(s) of completion? No, the original document(s) are not required. You may provide copies to the committee along with the renewal form and fee. You may keep the original documents for your records.
How many hours of self‐study are allowed each renewal period? 15 clock hours
What if I do not have proof of my continuing education? Licensees are responsible for maintaining records of continuing education activities. This documentation shall be retained for 2 years following license renewal. If you do not have proof, you should contact the program/sponsor to obtain another certificate of completion.
How many hours of ethics are required? 3 clock hours each renewal period.
Will a list of CE from my employer be acceptable? A listing of CE from your employer will be acceptable if the list contains ALL of the following information‐
Be on employer letterhead
State the licensee’s full name
Indicate the name/title of each training
State instructor & qualifications or who sponsored/approved the training(s).
Date of each training
Total number of clock hours earned at each training
Whether or not the training was self‐study or face‐to‐face/live.
Employer CE listings that do not clearly contain all of the information above will not be accepted.
May I pay the renewal fee by credit card? No. Payment must be submitted by check or money order along with your renewal form and proof of CE, payable to the State Committee for Social Workers.
When will supervisors for licensure be required to complete the 3 hour supervision training refresher course? Supervisors will be required to complete this course prior to the 2012 renewal and each renewal thereafter.
Will the committee review my continuing education prior to the renewal period? No. The committee will not review proof of continuing education prior to the renewal period. If you have questions as to what constitutes as acceptable continuing education, please review the rules on continuing education. A link to the rules is listed above.
How do I find out if training I completed will count towards my continuing education? If you have questions on whether or not training will qualify as acceptable continuing education, please refer to the rules on continuing education. A link to the rules is listed above.
May I still practice if my license is not renewed by the expiration date? No. Any licensee who fails to timely renew shall not perform any act for which a license is required until the license is renewed.
This is my first time renewing a license in Missouri, how many hours of CE will I need? A licensee who becomes licensed during a renewal period shall be required to obtain continuing education; however, the hours will be pro‐rated based upon the original issuance date. You may view the pro‐rated hours required by referring to the chart under section 20 CSR 2263‐2.082(5)(A) of the rules. This chart pertains to newly licensed individuals only.
Professional Development Resources is approved as a provider of continuing education for social workers by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB Provider #1046, ACE Program). Professional Development Resources is also approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Professional Development Resources maintains responsibility for all programs and content.
All 24 hours may be earned through online coursework offered by an AOTA-approved provider. Certificates of completion must be retained for a minimum of 2 years in case of an audit. The Missouri Board of Occupational Therapy will conduct a random audit after the June 30th renewal.
Professional Development Resources is an 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. Over 80 online courses are available to meet the CCC needs of Missouri OTs.
Continuing competence activities must be complete by May 31 of the renewal year. Continuing competence activities must be related to roles and responsibilities in occupational therapy and must serve to protect the public by enhancing the licensee’s continuing competence.
Occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants applying for license renewal shall document having earned a minimum of 15 points for approved continuing competence activities.
For more information, please see Section .0800 of the Rules of the North Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy. Information on Continuing Competence is also contained in the PowerPoint Presentation, presented at the 2010 North Carolina Occupational Therapy Association‘s Fall Conference.
College courses from an approved graduate or undergraduate program which is accredited by an accrediting agency approved by the United States Department of Education and which course clearly relates to maintaining skills necessary for the safe and competent practice of dietetics and nutrition services.
Organized courses offered by or approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Courses approved by any Board within the Division of Medical Quality Assurance of the Florida Department of Health and which course clearly relates to maintaining skills necessary for the safe and competent practice of dietetics and nutrition services.
In addition to the continuing education credits authorized above, any volunteer expert witness who is providing expert witness opinions for cases being reviewed pursuant to Chapter 468, Part X, shall receive 2.5 hours of credit per case for performing a literature survey of at least two articles in conjunction with the review of cases for the Board up to a total of 5 hours per biennium.
A lecturer or author presenting or authoring for the initial presentation a Board approved continuing education program shall receive three hours continuing education credit for every one hour of program up to a maximum of fifteen hours of credit per biennium.
One contact hour equals fifty minutes in duration.
CE hours must be completed within the 24 month period prior to the expiration date of the license.
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A Note about CE Broker
The CE Broker system is the Florida Department of Health continuing education tracking database. Your continuing education will be tracked whether or not you subscribe (subscription is voluntary). CE Providers began submitting CE course completions to the new CE Tracking System (CE Broker) on January 1, 2004, in accordance with Florida Statute 456.025(7). Course completions submitted to CE Broker (www.cebroker.com) will be used to determine that licensees have met their continuing education requirements at the end of the effective license renewal period.
CE Broker offers you a number of benefits, including the ability to check the status of your CE requirements anytime, day or night, as well as the ability to search for courses that match your outstanding CE needs. To subscribe, please go to www.cebroker.com/subscribe.
Professional Development Resourcesis a CPE Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR Provider #PR001). CPE accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of provider programs or materials. Professional Development Resources is also a provider with the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (Provider #50-1635) and is CE Broker compliant.