Board Approved Continuing Education Provider


Click on the appropriate tab below to see the Initial Requirements, Process, Fees, Statutes and Administrative Rules to become a Board of Occupational Therapy Practice Approved CE Program Provider.

The basic requirements for licensure as a CE Program Provider may be found in Rule Chapter 64B11-6.001, Florida Administrative Code, Continuing Education Program Approval.

All courses offered must be:

  • Relevant to the practice of occupational therapy and must be offered for the purpose of keeping the licensee apprised of advancements and new development in occupational therapy, and shall be designed to enhance learning and skills consistent with contemporary standards for occupational therapy practice.
  • The Provider application and course should be submitted for the Board’s approval not less than 90 days prior to the date of the initial offering is scheduled.

Renewal of CE Provider License:

Current provider licenses expire at midnight, Eastern Time, on February 28, 2017.

A renewal notification from CE Broker on behalf of the Department, will be sent by email to the contact person on file for the provider license.

If received before the deadline, the Department will renew your license upon receipt of the Renewal Requirements of:

  • A completed renewal application, submitted online at www.cebroker.com
  • Required $250 fee

Failure to renew before the expiration of the current licensure cycle renders the provider license Expired without any further action by the Board or the Department.

For additional questions or assistance, contact CE Broker at: 1-877-434-6323 or by email at: support@cebroker.com

CE program providers seeking initial licensure approval by the Board must:

Apply online at: www.CEBroker.com by completing an initial provider application, and a CE course application, including documentation for one course as designated in the Board Rule.

Although applications and courses are managed by Board staff, each are routed to the Board’s CE Committee Person through CE Broker for review and approval. Responses will be sent by email to the Contact person designated on the provider’s application.

Each CE Course submitted with an application must include the following:

  • A statement of the educational goals and objectives of the program.
    A detailed course outline or syllabus, including such items as method of instruction, testing materials, and a brochure, if available.
  • Current curriculum vitas of each speaker or lecturer appearing in the program.
    A sample copy of the record of attendance. This sheet must have the provider name, provider number, course name, course dates(s), and sufficient space for the attendees to list their names and full license numbers. The sheet must provide sufficient space for signatures of each attendee of the program; (Note: the attached copies are only an example to follow in developing an attendance roster.)
  • The procedure for certification by the program’s registrar of attendance. This is the procedure used to affirm the course was completed, such as tests, course evaluations, questionnaires, etc.
  • A sample certificate of completion. This sheet must have the participants name, provider name provider number, course name, date of course, and number of contact hours indicated for that course.
  • Maintain records of each course offering for 4 years following each licensure biennium during which the course was offered. Maintain and update in CE Broker course records for each course and participants.

Fees

Application Fee$250.00 (There are no additional fees for individual courses)
Biennium Renewal Fee$250.00

Providers are responsible for the fee at the time an application is submitted online.

The basic requirements for licensure as a CE Program Provider may be found in Rule Chapter 64B11-6.001, Florida Administrative Code, Continuing Education Program Approval.

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Florida Statutes

Chapter 468, Part III: Occupational Therapy
Chapter 456, Florida Statutes: Health Professions and Occupations: General Provisions
Chapter 120, Florida Statutes: Administrative Procedure Act

Florida Administrative Code

 Rules: Chapter 64B11: Board of Occupational Therapy, Florida Administrative Code