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Continuing Education

Continuing Education Recording Form - Use the Continuing Education Recording Form to track the contact hours earned during each licensure period. Only provide this form to the Board office upon request.


Continuing Education Hours

Licensed occupational therapist must earn a minimum of 24 contact hours in the two (2) year licensure period. Licensed occupational therapy assistants must earn a minimum of 18 contact hours in the two (2) year licensure period. If your licenses was issued for a period more or less than two (2) years, you will be required to complete a prorated number of contact hours. You may view the specific number of continuing education contact hours needed for your renewal in your online account.

Continuing Education Course Review

Continuing Education requirements are regulated through Minnesota Statutes §148.6443. There is no authority or process for pre-approval of continuing education courses or course work. Sponsors of continuing education and occupational therapy practitioners are responsible for following the requirements of Minnesota Statute §148.6443 Continuing Education Requirements. 

Continuing Education for Supervision of Occupational Therapy or Occupational Therapy Assistant Students

Minnesota Statute §148.6443 Subd. 3 (d) (2):(d) 

A licensee may obtain a maximum of six contact hours in any two-year continuing education period for:

(2) supervising occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant students. A licensee may earn one contact hour for every eight hours of student supervision. Licensees must maintain a log indicating the name of each student supervised and the hours each student was supervised. Contact hours obtained by student supervision must be obtained by supervising students from an occupational therapy education program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education;

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