Florida Physical Therapist Continuing Education

Florida Accepts OnlineCE.com Courses


Florida Continuing Education Requirements:

PT: 24 hrs biennially - Florida Accepts 12 hours of Online Continuing Education Courses

CE due by November 30 of every odd year.

Special Requirements:

Requires 2 hours of prevention of medical errors

1 hour AIDS/HIV required for first year licensees ONLY


Please click here for a listing of online continuing education courses specifically approved for Florida Physical Therapists.


Please scroll down to view courses accepted and their approval code/langauge.  When logged in, as long as your licenses are entered on your account, each course is clearly identified as being approved or not approved.


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. OnlineCE.com 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.


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State of Florida Continuing Education Requirements

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


Continuing education courses offered on OnlineCE.com provide Online CEU for Florida Physical Therapists (PT) and Florida 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 Florida Physical Therapy and Physical Therapy Assistant registered users at www.OnlineCE.com