Requirements: Georgia Occupational Therapists

For Standard Renewal (and first time renewal for those licensed in the first year of the biennium):

24 total hours:

  • At least 14 hours must be related to direct “hands on” patient care
  • This includes occupational therapy assessment, treatment planning, occupational therapy implementation, and diagnostic related information
  • At least 2 hours must be in Ethics of Occupational Therapy Practice
  • Up to 6 hours of “General” continuing education
  • This includes courses related to administration, supervision, documentation, quality assurance, and research
  • Up to 4 hours can be Level II fieldwork supervision, published professional writing, and instructional presentations.

For First Renewal (license in second year of the biennium): 

No CE required

Did You Know?

  • Licensees can NOT use CPR for CE credit.
  • At least 12 of the 24 hours must be obtained by attendance at live presentations.
  • Workshops, seminars, conferences, or formal academic coursework.
  • A maximum of 12 hours may be obtained by electronic o web-based courses, formal self-study courses, satellite broadcasts, computer learning activities webinars, or viewing videotapes in a professional setting.
  • Minimum hour: no minimum
  • Partial credit is accepted.
  • Courses MAY be repeated within the biennium.
  • Hours must be completed within the biennium dates.
  • Courses from prior bienniums will not apply.

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