Help Center / Are we now required to have a one hour human trafficking course for Occupational Therapy license renewal?

Yes. There is NEW LEGISLATION: All licensees must complete a 1 hour of continuing education on Human Trafficking and post a sign about human trafficking in their office by January 1, 2021. Visit the Board’s website to review: Search for approved courses in

Florida passed Human Trafficking, Chapter 2019-152, Laws of Florida, which establishes new profession requirements including newly required signs, CE/CME, and more for the following professions: Acupuncture, Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Chiropractic Medicine, Podiatric Medicine, Optometry, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Nursing Home Administration, Occupational Therapy, Dietetics and Nutrition, Respiratory Care, Massage Therapy, and Physical Therapy. The Department has launched an informational website that includes a breakdown of the new law and addresses areas of: (1) signs; (2) CE/CME; (3) FAQs; (4) Specific Board of Massage requirements; and (5) Human Trafficking Reporting.

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