Individual Course Approval
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Individual Course Approval

How to Apply for Individual Courses

If a course provider has not applied to the FPTA for course approval, you may request individual approval by completing and returning the Individual Application Form.

If you submit this form prior to or within sixty days after course completion, please see the fees below. If submitted later than sixty days after attendance, the cost is $100. If you do not submit all of the required information, there may be additional costs.

Fees

1-9 hours -  $30

10 or more - $50

 

Individual Application Form

Download Form

1. Download the individual application form

2. Complete and submit with the required information (objectives, references, resumes, course information, etc.).

3. Fax to 850.224.5281, email to info@fpta.org or send to FPTA address:

800 N Calhoun St #1A

Tallahassee, FL 32303

Florida Board of Physical Therapy

The Florida Board of Physical Therapy is responsible for PT and PTA license renewal in Florida. Visit their website to learn about obtaining and renewing a license as well as other practice-related questions. www.floridasphysicaltherapy.gov

License Renewal

Important Deadline

The current licensure period ends November 30, 2019. This means that the 24 required continuing education hours per biennium of licensure must be met by November 30, 2019. If you are licensed in the second half of the biennium you are only required to complete a two (2) hour of medical errors course and one (1) hour of HIV.

 

Course Search

Search for current and past courses approved for providers by the Florida Physical Therapy Association.

Requirements

1 hour human trafficking course to be completed by 1/1/21 per HB 851

24 CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED PER BIENNIUM

The following is a general overview of CEH requirements for license renewal. For complete information, visit the Florida Board of Physical Therapy.

Required Subject Area
Required Number of Hours*
Important Information
General Hours 22

The Florida Board of PT will accept up to twelve (12) contact hours for "home study" during a biennum. This may include online courses in which there is no interaction with a presenter.

At least (12) contact hours must be "live" hours, which may include online webinars. “Live" webinars are date and time specific (happening in “real time”), and the participant must be able to interact with the presenter during the session.

No more than 5 hours may be received in the area of risk management, no more than 3 hours in HIV/AIDS.

Medical Errors 2

Medical Error courses approved by any Board within the Division of Medical Quality Assurance are approved by the Board of Physical Therapy.

HIV/AIDS 1

HIV/AIDS course required for first renewal only and are accepted if approved by any Board within the Division of Medical Quality Assurance.

*Per biennium (a biennium runs from 12/1/odd year-11/30/next odd year. For example, 12/1/2017 – 11/30/2019 is a licensure biennium).
800 N Calhoun St #1A
Tallahassee, FL 32303
PH: 850.222.1243
FAX: 850.224.5281
Email: info@fpta.org
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