Ohio Occupational Therapy Continuing Education Courses

Ohio Occupational Therapy Board Pre-Approves AOTA Approved Provider
Continuing Education Requirements: OTs & OTAs – 20 Hours Per Biennial Period
Online Continuing Education Hours Allowed: All 20 Hours


Understanding Pain: Assessment & Treatment – 4 Hrs (AOTA – 0.4 CEUs)
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$30
OAHOsteoarthritis of the Hand – A Multidisciplinary Approach – 4 Hrs
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$30
Ohio Occupational TherapyAnxiety Disorder – 2 Hours (AOTA – 0.2 CEUs)
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$15
de Quervain’s Tenosynovitis3 Hours (AOTA – 0.3 CEUs)
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$25
PTSDPost-Traumatic Stress Disorder4 Hours (AOTA – 0.4 CEUs)
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$30
Alzheimer's DiseaseAlzheimer’s Disease4 Hours (AOTA – 0.4 CEUs)
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Printable (pdf) Certificate
$25
Concussion Mild Traumatic Brain InjuryConcussion / Mild Traumatic Brain Injury – 3 Hours (AOTA – 0.3 CEUs)
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$20
Parkinson's DiseaseParkinson’s Disease – 3 Hours (AOTA – 0.3 CEUs)
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$20
Carpal Tunnel SyndromeCarpal Tunnel Syndrome3 Hours (AOTA – 0.3 CEUs)
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$20
Therapeutic Exercise, Resistance Training, Neuromuscular Rehab,
and Therapeutic Functional Activities for Older Adults5 Hours
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Printable (pdf) Certificate
$40
Wound Management – Multidisciplinary Approach6 Hours
Course Curriculum: Click Here (AOTA – 0.6 CEUs)
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$40
Ohio Occupational Therapy Continuing Education Requirements: Click Here
  • Review rule 4755-9-01 of the Occupational Therapy Laws and Rules for the current requirements.
    Important Information:
  • How to calculate your continuing education activity: 1 contact hour is one clock hour spent in a continuing education activity. Occupational therapists are required to complete a minimum of 20 contact hours per renewal cycle.
  • Licensees are required to complete at least one contact hour of ethics education per renewal.
  • Licensees can meet the ethics requirement by successfully passing the “Occupational Therapy Licensure Law Test” at https://ohiootptatboard.myicourse.com .
  • If your initial licensure by examination was granted within 12 months of graduation from an entry level occupational therapist program, you are exempt from providing proof of your continuing education activity. However, you are still required to renew your license.
  • If your initial licensure by endorsement was valid for12 months or less, you are required to complete a minimum of 10 contact hours. Your continuing education reporting period would be two years prior to your current expiration date.
  • If this is your first renewal after reinstating or restoring your Ohio license, and
    Your license was valid for 12 months or less, you are required to complete a minimum of 10 contact hours.
    Your license was valid greater than 12 months, you are required to complete a minimum of 20 contact hours.
  • Your continuing education reporting period would be two years prior to your current expiration date. Continuing education activities used to reinstate or restore your license cannot be used towards any other renewal periods.
  • Acceptable continuing education activities may include (Link): Credit is obtained by attending presentations that have either been sponsored or approved by the occupational therapy section, the American occupational therapy association (AOTA), the Ohio occupational therapy association, offered by an AOTA approved provider.

AOTA APPThe assignment of American Occupational Therapy Association (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.

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