Illinois Physical Therapy & Physical Therapy Assistant Continuing Education

Illinois Accepts Courses


Illinois Continuing Education Requirements:

PT: 40 hrs biennially - Illinois Accepts 20 hours of Online Continuing Education Courses
PTA: 20 hrs biennially - Illinois Accepts 10 hours of Online Continuing Education Courses


Special Requirements: :

  • PTs: Beginning with the September 2016 renewal, at least 3 hours of the 40 hours must include content related to the ethical practice of physical therapy.

  • PTAs: Beginning with the September 2017 renewal, at least 3 hours of the 20 hours must include content related to the ethical practice of physical therapy.


Renewal date is September 30 of even numbered years


PT CE Sponsor #216.000148 valid until 9/30/2018


State of Illinois Continuing Education Requirements

Illinois Continuing Education requirements posted on this page are based upon the most up to date information available. Illinois continuing education requirements are subject to change and therefore, Illinois PT/PTA licensee's are ultimately responsible for being up to date with the Illinois continuing education requirements.


Continuing education courses offered on provide Online CEU for Illinois Physical Therapists (PT) and Illinois Physical Therapy Assistants (PTA). The online courses enhance the knowledge bases of PT/PTA to enhance clinical therapy practice. Free 1 hour APTA approved online home study CE credit course for new Illinois Physical Therapy and Physical Therapy Assistant registered users at


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  • Business and Commerce Online Course
  • Cardiopulmonary Rehab Online Course
  • Clinical Rehabilitation of the Wrist Online Course
  • Continuous Passive Motion Online Course
  • Cultural Competency Online Course
  • Cumulative Trauma Disorders Online Course
  • Emergency Procedures Online Course
  • Ergonomics Online Course
  • Ethics for Professionals Online Course
  • Hand Therapy Online Course
  • Hand Therapy Treatment Activities Online Course
  • Introduction to hand therapy Online Course
  • Learning and Behavioral Disorders Online Course
  • Manipulation and Technique Online Course
  • Manual Edema Mobilization Online Course
  • Medical Errors Online Course
  • Neurology UE Online Course
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  • Pain Management Online Course
  • Pediatrics Online Course
  • Pharmacology Online Course
  • Rehabilitation Online Course
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  • Soft Tissue Conditions Online Course
  • Spinal Cord Injuries Online Course
  • Splinting Online Course
  • Sports and Hand Injuries Online Course
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  • Therapeutic Modalities Online Course
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