Colorado Physical Therapist Continuing Education

Colorado Accepts Courses


Colorado Continuing Education Requirements:

PT: 30 points by 10/31 in even years - Colorado Accepts 30 hours of Online Continuing Education Courses (1 hour = 1 point)

Special Requirements/Notes: A Reflective Self-Assessment Tool (RSAT) and establishment of learning goals Development of a Learning Plan Accrual of 30 points through Professional Development Activities, at least 15 points must be accrued from Category I activities Once every 10 years, complete an Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (AKS), no more than two AKS will be credited in a 10 year period.


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Continuing Education Requirements for Certified Hand Therapists:  

The Hand Therapy Certification Commission (HTCC) is the governing body that is responsible for credentialing certified hand therapists (CHT). In order to maintain the CHT credential, a CHT must accumulate a minimum of 80 contact hours of professional development activities during their five-year accrual period. Professional development hours may be earned in seven different categories. offers courses in 3 Categories: A, B and C.

Category A - Formal Courses in Upper Extremity Therapy, 3 hours or more in length. All 80 hours can be earned in this category. HTCC Accepts OnlineCE courses.

Category B - Informal Courses in Upper Extremity Therapy, less than 3 hours in length. Maximum accepted: 30 hours per 5-year accrual cycle. HTCC Accepts OnlineCE courses.

Category C - Formal Courses with General Clinical OT or PT content. Maximum accepted: 20 hours per 5-year accrual cycle. HTCC Accepts OnlineCE courses.


State of Colorado Continuing Education Requirements

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


Continuing education courses offered on provide Online CEU for Colorado Physical Therapists (PT) and Colorado 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 Colorado Physical Therapy and Physical Therapy Assistant registered users at