Virginia Continuing Education Requirements:
OT: 20 hrs biennially - Virginia Accepts 20 hours of Online Continuing Education Courses
OTA: 20 hrs biennially - Virginia Accepts 20 hours of Online Continuing Education Courses
Type 1 hours (at least 10 each biennium) are those activities offered by a sponsor or organization recognized by the profession and may include
in-service training, self-study courses, specialty certification or professional workshops. All 20 continued competency hours each biennium may
be Type 1 hours. OnlineCE is Type I CE.
Type 2 hours (no more than 10 each biennium) are those activities, which may include consultation with another therapist, independent reading or research, preparation for a presentation, fieldwork with students, or other such experiences, which promote continued learning.
Virginia Automatically accepts courses from AOTA Approved Providers. OnlineCE.com is an AOTA Approved Provider #4023
NBCOT: 36 hours of continuing education every 3 years. The NBCOT accepts 36 hours of OnlineCE courses. OnlineCE is an approved provider of the AOTA # 4023
The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) is the national governing body responsible for credentialing Occupational Therapists (OTR) and Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTA). In order to maintain current certification as an OTR or OTA, therapists must meet all NBCOT continuing education (CE) requirements. A total of thirty-six (36) professional development units during a three year cycle are required. A maximum of 36 hours can be obtained through OnlineCE.com Online Continuing Education Courses.
Virginia Continuing Education requirements posted on this page are based upon the most up to date information available. Virginia continuing education requirements are subject to change and therefore, Virginia OT/OTA licensee's are ultimately responsible for being up to date with the Virginia continuing education requirements.
AOTA Approved Provider #4023
Continuing education courses offered on OnlineCE.com provide Online CEU for Virginia Occupational Therapists (OT) and Virginia Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTA). The online courses enhance the knowledge bases of OT/OTA to enhance clinical therapy practice. Free 1 hour AOTA approved online home study CE credit course for new Virginia Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant registered users at www.OnlineCE.com
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