Continuing Education Hours

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Statutory Requirements

The specific number of continuing education hours needed for your renewal was sent with your most recent renewal mailing and also with the last approval letter to which your wallet card was attached.

Occupational Therapists.  If you are an Occupational Therapist and are unable to find either letter, please contact Occupational Therapy Licensing by email at health.ot@state.mn.us or by phone at 651-201-3725 or by letter at:

OTs mail to:
Minnesota Department of Health
Health Occupations Program
Attn: Occupational Therapy Licensing
PO BOX 64882
St. Paul, MN 55164-0882

Occupational Therapy Assistants.  If you are an Occupational Therapy Assistant and are unable to find either letter, please contact Occupational Therapy Assistant Licensing by email at health.ota@state.mn.us or by phone at 651-201-3724 or by letter at:

OTAs mail to:
Minnesota Department of Health
Health Occupations Program
Attn: Occupational Therapy Assistant Licensing
PO BOX 64882
St. Paul, MN 55164-0882

148.6443 CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS.

Subdivision 1. General requirements. A licensed occupational therapist must obtain a minimum of 24 contact hours of continuing education in the two-year licensure period. A licensed occupational therapy assistant must obtain a minimum of 18 contact hours of continuing education in the two-year licensure period. All continuing education coursework must be obtained between the effective date and expiration dates of the license. Licensees who are issued licenses for a period of less than two years shall obtain a prorated number of contact hours required for licensure renewal based on the number of months licensed during the two-year licensure period.

Updated Friday, August 16, 2013 at 09:03AM