New Renewal Requirements

2 hours of CE on LGBTQ cultural competence must be completed for each renewal cycle. APTADC is developing a course to meet this requirement. 

At least 10% or four (4) hours or three (3) of the total required CEUs shall be in the subjects determined by the Director as public health priorities of the District every five (5) years or less frequently as deemed appropriate. >>> More

Courses to Fulfill the Public Health Priorities

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Get all your annual CEUs at one low price – buy 2 courses; get the the rest for free! Members take a look at over 30 courses that are free to APTA members.

COVID and Telehealth Courses

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APTA members have free access to an additional
150 CEU modules from CINAHL Information Systems via PTNow’s Rehabilitation Reference Center (RRC). Each module is 0.1 CEU and is aligned with a current clinical review on the same topic.

Continuing Education Approval in DC

The Licensing entity for PTs and PTAs in DC is through the Department of Health. They no long approve CE. Instead, they will recognize and accept, for licensure renewals, continuing education seminars, workshops, or programs that have been approved by the following entities: 1. The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA); 2. The Federation of State Board of Physical Therapy (FSBPT)- ProCert; 3. The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.; 4. A health care facility accredited by the Joint Commission; 5. A college or university approved by an accrediting body recognized by the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation or the Secretary of the United States Department of Education; or 6. Any of the following organizations if the training is substantially related to physical therapy services: a. The American Medical Association under Physician Category I; and b. The American Nurses Association.

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