Help Center / How much continuing education is required for me to renew?


IF you were licensed in the first half of the biennium (on or after 03/01/2019 – 02/28/2020)

OR

This is a second or subsequent renewal, you are required to complete and confirm in CE Broker, 26 contact hours of approved continuing education to renew. The 26 hours must include:

  • Two (2) hours of Prevention of Medical Errors education required by section 456.013(7), Florida Statutes, given by an FL OT board approved provider
  • Two (2) hours of a Laws and Rules education course as required in Rule Chapter 64B11-5.001, Florida Administrative Code, given by an FL OT board approved provider
  • One (1) hour continuing education course on human trafficking (must be a Florida OT Board approved course). The course may be included in the total general hours required and must be completed by January 1, 2021. Required in accordance with Section 456.0341, Florida Statutes. *Note: The one (1) hour of Human Trafficking is included in the required general hours.
  • A minimum of 14 “live” CE hours.
    NOTE: A minimum of 14 “live” CE hours are required if you take 12 hours of Home Study CE. Home Study hours are not required, only “limited” to 12 hours. You can take all 26 CE hours as “live” hours, if you wish, or as online “live interactive” courses (in real-time). Interactive courses must allow the opportunity for interaction with presenter/host.

IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST RENEWAL and you were licensed in the second half of the biennium (on or after 03/01/2020) you are exempt the 26 hours requirement and must only complete four (4) contact hours of approved continuing education as stated:

  • Two (2) hours of Prevention of Medical Errors education required by section 456.013(7), Florida Statutes, given by an FL OT board approved provider, and
  • One (1) hour of HIV/AIDS education as required by section 456.033, Florida Statutes.
  • One (1) hour continuing education course on human trafficking (must be a Florida OT Board approved course). The course may be included in the total general hours required and must be completed by January 1, 2021. Required in accordance with Section 456.0341, Florida Statutes. *Note: The one (1) hour of Human Trafficking is included in the required general hours.