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California Occupational Therapists CE Requirements

california occupational therapists continuing educationCalifornia-licensed occupational therapists have a biennial license renewals with a birth date deadline. Twenty-four (24) PDU’s (hours) are required every two years for license renewal. There are no home study limits if AOTA approved, and half of the hours must directly relate to the delivery of occupational therapy services.

Occupational Therapy 
California Board of Occupational Therapists

View the Board Website or Email the Board
Phone: 916-263-2294
CE Required: 24 PDUs (hours) every 2 years
Home Study Allowed: No limit, must have cert.
License Expiration: DOB, every 2 years
National Accreditation Accepted: AOTA
Notes: Twelve hours must directly relate to OT service delivery 

Professional Development Resources is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education (#3159). OT Content Focus – Professional Issues: Legal, Legislative, Regulatory, & Reimbursement Issues & Contemporary Issues and Trends. This program is offered for 0.1 CEU. The assignment of AOTA CEU’s 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). Participant successfully completed the required assessment component for this activity.

Information gathered from the California Board of Occupational Therapy on April 13, 2015.

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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.

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