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Utah OT Continuing Education
How many continuing education hours are required during a reporting period?
Occupational Therapists: OTs licensed in Utah must complete twenty-four (24) continuing professional education hours every two (2) years.
New Licensees: The required number of contact hours of continuing professional education for an individual who first becomes licensed during the two-year renewal cycle shall be decreased by a pro-rata amount.
Assistants: OTAs licensed in Utah must complete twenty-four (24) continuing professional education hours every two (2) years.
How is credit hour defined?
Each hour of continuing professional education may include a 10-minute break.
What types of activities can be used for the continuing education requirements?
The standards for qualified continuing professional education include:
Are there any limitations on the courses that can be taken?
Supervision of one Level II occupational therapy student may account for two hours of continuing education, up to a maximum of eight (8) hours of continuing education during each renewal cycle.
How long must continuing education records be retained?
Records of qualified continuing education completion shall be maintained by the licensee and reported to the Division when requested.
Utah Admin. Code r. 156-42a-304