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The Dementias: Hope through Research is Now Approved for ASHA Credit

The Dementias - Hope Through ResearchA diagnosis of dementia can be frightening for those affected by the syndrome, their family members, and caretakers. Learning more about dementia can help.

The Dementias: Hope through Research is a new 1-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) that provides a general overview of dementia and specific types of dementia along with their signs and symptoms; lists risk factors that can increase a person’s chance of developing one or more kinds of dementia; describes how the disorders are diagnosed and treated, including drug therapy; and offers highlights of research that is supported by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and the National Institute on Aging, both part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Course #10-75 | 2012 | 20 pages | 10 posttest questions

Professional Development Resources is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA Provider #AAUM) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology.

This course is offered for .1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area).

ASHA credit expires 5/31/2017. ASHA CEUs are awarded by the ASHA CE Registry upon receipt of the quarterly completion report from the ASHA Approved CE Provider. Please note that the completion date that appears on ASHA transcripts is the last day of the quarter regardless of when the course was completed.

Professional Development Resources is also approved by the Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and is CE Broker compliant (courses are reported within one week of completion).

Source: The Dementias: Hope through Research Approved for ASHA Credit

 

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California Occupational Therapists Continuing Education

California Occupational Therapists Continuing EducationContinuing Education and License Renewal Information for California Occupational Therapists

California-licensed occupational therapists have a biennial license renewal with a birth date deadline, even years. Twenty-hour (24 PDUs) continuing education hours are required to renew a license.

There are no limits on home study if AOTA approved, and a certificate of completion is required. Twelve (12 PDUs) hours of continuing education must relate directly to occupational therapy service delivery.

Information obtained from the California Board of Occupational Therapists on July 28, 2014.

Continuing Education Courses for Occupational Therapists

Caregiver Help – Coping with Anger and Guilt Part 1
Autism Movement Therapy
Managing Chronic Pain in Adults
Domestic Violence – Child Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence
Emotional Overeating – Practical Management Techniques

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.

Source: http://www.pdresources.org/blog_data/california-occupational-therapists-continuing-education-and-license-renewals/

 
 

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Dog Days of Summer CE Sale with $25 Instant Rebate at PDResources

Enjoy the Dog Days of Summer with a $25 Instant Rebate on Your Continuing Education Credits

Whether you’re staying cool by the pool or blasting the AC indoors, there’s no denying the dog days of summer are here! So why not get caught up (or a head start!) on your continuing education requirements?

To help, we are offering a $25 Instant Rebate when you spend $100 or more on CE @ pdresources.org during these sultry days of summer.

Dog Days of Summer at PDResources

$25 Instant Rebate will automatically apply at checkout when your order total equals $100 or more after coupons. Sale ends July 31, 2014!

Dog Days of Summer

Enjoy your summer and the convenience of earning CE from your own home…or iPad on the beach. :)

Stay hydrated out there!

Your friends @ PDR,
Gina, Carmen & Leo

www.pdresources.org

Sale effective Thursday, July 24 through Thursday, July 31, 2014.
Offer valid on future orders only.

 
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Posted by on July 24, 2014 in Continuing Education, General

 

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Pennsylvania Speech Language Pathologists Continuing Education Requirements

pennsylvania speech language pathologists continuing educationPennsylvania-licensed speech language pathologists have a biennial license renewal with a July 31st deadline, even years. Twenty (20) continuing education hours are required for licensure, and all hours are allowed from home study if ASHA approved. Office management/practice building courses are not accepted.

Professional Development Resources is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA Provider #AAUM) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. See course page for number of ASHA CEUs, instructional level and content area. ASHA CE provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clincial procedures. CEUs are awarded by the ASHA CE Registry upon receipt of the CEU Participant Form from the ASHA Approved CE Provider. Please note that the completion date that appears on ASHA transcripts is the last day of the quarter, regardless of when the course was completed.

Continuing Education Requirements

Speech language pathologists licensed in the state of Pennsylvania have a license renewal every two years, even years. The deadline to renew is July 31st. Twenty (20) continuing education hours are needed in order to renew a license, and all hours are allowed from home study with ASHA approval. Office management/practice building courses are not accepted.

Information obtained from the Pennsylvania Board of Speech, Language and Hearing Examiners on July 17, 2014.

Speech Language Pathologists Online Continuing Education Courses: 

 

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License Renewals and Continuing Education Requirements for Arkansas Speech Language Pathologists

occupational therapyArkansas-licensed speech language pathologists have an annual license renewal with a June 30th deadline. Ten (10) continuing education hours are required for license renewal.

Fifteen (15) hours are required if dual licensed. There are no limits on home study. A minimum of five hours from Content Area I (professional) (2 related) are required.

Professional Development Resources is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA Provider #AAUM) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. See course page for number of ASHA CEUs, instructional level and content area. ASHA CE provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures. CEUs are awarded by the ASHA CE Registry upon receipt of the CEU Participant Form from the ASHA Approved CE Provider. Please note that the completion date that appears on ASHA transcripts is the last day of the quarter, regardless of when the course was completed.

Continuing Education Requirements

Speech language pathologists licensed in the state of Arkansas have an annual license renewal with a June 30th deadline. Ten (10) hours of continuing education are required to renew a license. Fifteen (15) hours are required if dual licensed. There are no limits on home study. A minimum of five hours from Content Area I (professional) (2 related) are required. Information gathered from the Arkansas Board of Examiners in Speech Language Pathology/Audiology on April 23, 2014.

Source: https://www.pdresources.org/blog_data/arkansas-speech-language-pathologists-continuing-education-and-license-renewals/

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Continuing Education and License Renewals Information for Alaska Social Workers

social workSocial workers licensed in the state of Alaska have a biennial license renewal with a June 30th deadline, even years. Forty-five (45) continuing education hours are required for license renewal.

Six hours of substance abuse; three hours of ethics, six hours of cross cultural education of which three hours related to Alaska natives are required. There are no limits on home study if ASWB approved.

Professional Development Resources, Inc. (ACE Approval Number 1046) is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) http://www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. Professional Development Resources maintains responsibility for all programs. ASWB Approval Period: 6/12/2000 – 6/12/2016. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Requirements for Continuing Education

Alaska-licensed social workers have a license renewal every two years with a deadline of June 30th, even years. Forty-five (45) hours of continuing education are required to renew a license. Six (6) hours of substance abuse; three (3) hours of ethics, six (6) hours of cross cultural education of which three (3) hours related to Alaska natives are required. There are no limits on home study if ASWB approved.

Information gathered from the Alaska Board of Social Work Examiners on April 21, 2014.

Source: http://www.pdresources.org/blog_data/alaska-social-workers-continuing-education-and-license-renewals/

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Posted by on April 23, 2014 in CE Requirements, Social Work

 

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Continuing Education and License Renewals for Alaska Occupational Therapists

occupational therapyAlaska-licensed occupational therapists have a biennial license renewal with a June 30th deadline.

Twenty-four hours of continuing education are required for occupational therapists, and 12 hours are required for occupational therapy assistants.

There are no limits on home study if AOTA approved. The subject must directly relate to patient care.

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. Professional Development Resources is also approved by the Florida Board of OT Practice (#34) and is CE Broker compliant.

Continuing Education Requirements

Occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants have a license renewal every two years with a June 30th deadline.

Twenty-four continuing education hours are required for occupational therapists, and 12 hours are required for occupational therapy assistants.

The subject must directly relate to patient care. There are no limits on home study if AOTA approved.

Information obtained from the Alaska State PT and OT Board on April 21, 2014.

Source: https://www.pdresources.org/blog_data/alaska-occupational-therapists-continuing-education-and-license-renewals/

 
 

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