“I’m an OT…what are my requirements for continuing education?”
I have to take a deep breath before explaining the continuing education requirements for OTs. First of all, Education Resources is an approved provider of CEUs from AOTA. Having said this, some states (25 of them at last count) have their own approvals and do not accept AOTA. Our best advice is to check with your state licensing board to see whose approval they are looking for! We will apply for pre-approval in the state where the course is being held in this case.
In addition, ERI is registered with NBCOT in the Professional Development Provider Registry. In order to keep your certification, you must obtain 36 PDUs in a 3 year cycle, which can be comprised of various professional activities, (such as peer review of a professional manuscript or textbook, publishing an article, volunteer work, participating in a professional study group,) but often is comprised of attending a workshop given by an approved provider. In this case, each hour of the seminar gives you 1.25 PDUs.
The good news is that if you attend 3 ERI courses, the 4th one offers a $100 discount as a thank you to you, our loyal customer!
As always, feel free to call us (508-359-6533) or blog with your CEU questions. If we can’t answer your question, we will research it and get back to you!