Occupational Therapy CE – AOTA Approved Continuing Education Provider

Occupational Therapy Continuing Education – AOTA Approved Provider

AOTA Approved Provider of Continuing Education – Approval # 9837 (6/21/2017 to 6/30/2021)

Occupational TherapyOccupational Therapy CEU Assignment: The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA or indicate AOTA approval of a certification or other professional recognition. The current term of approval extends from 6/21/2017 through 6/30/2021. Provider ID: 9837.
There are 31 States Currently Recognize AOTA Approved Providers (Click Here) either in regulatory language or by formal written communication to AOTA: Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

State Approval: Florida Board of Occupational Therapy & Alabama Board of Occupational Therapy Approved – CEBroker 50-12950

Occupational Therapy Continuing Education Requirements by State: (Click Here)

Please click on below link below for information on state OT practice acts and regulations. Resources include reference charts on scope of occupational therapy practice, and state requirements regarding continuing competence, OTA supervision, and referral:  Click Here

NBCOT certification

  • NBCOT certification is granted for a three-year period. Certificants who complete all certification renewal requirements by their scheduled renewal date will be granted Active in Good Standing certification status for another three-year period. The certification renewal season occurs between January and March annually, regardless of the month initial certification was received. Certificants who do not submit their certification renewal application by the scheduled renewal date will have their certification status changed to Non compliant-Inactive. An individual who has Non compliant-Inactive certification cannot use the OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST REGISTERED OTR® or CERTIFIED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT COTA® certification mark.
  • Accrue the 36 required units during the three-year renewal cycle. 36 units (1 hour = 1.25 units) can be successfully completed education (e.g., workshops, seminars, lectures, online courses, or conference) with an assessment component at the end of the program (e.g., scored test, project, paper) provided by: AOTA, AOTA-approved providers, IACET-authorized providers, or Regionally accredited colleges/universities.
  • A certificate of attendance or a letter from the education provider (AOTA, AOTA-approved providers, IACET-authorized providers or regionally accredited colleges/universities) verifying dates, event title, attendee name, agenda and successful completion of assessment component at the end of the program (e.g., scored test, project, paper).
Occupational Therapy continuing education requirements change from time to time. Please visit State licensing board’s website for most current information.