Hawaii Physical Therapist Continuing Education

Hawaii Accepts OnlineCE.com Courses


Hawaii Continuing Education Requirements:

PT: 30 hrs biennially - Hawaii Accepts 30 hours of Online Continuing Education Courses. Due by December 31 of even years

Special Requirements:

At least twenty-four hours in subjects related to either:
a. The professional practice of PT (which includes but is not limited to professional accountability, professional behavior, and professional development); or
b. Patient/client management (which includes but is not limited to examination, evaluation, diagnosis, and prognosis; plan of care; implementation; education; and discharge);


2. Two hours in ethics, laws, and rules (jurisprudence), or some combination thereof; and
3. Four hours in life support for health care professionals; provided that such training shall be comparable to, or more advanced than, the American Heart Association's basic life support health care provider course.


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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. 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.


State of Hawaii Continuing Education Requirements

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


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