New Hampshire Occupational Therapy Continuing Education

New Hampshire Accepts Courses


New Hampshire Continuing Education Requirements:

OT: 24 hrs biennially - New Hampshire Accepts 24 hours of Online Continuing Education Courses

Special Requirements:

Every OT must have a Board Certificate in possession to practice PAMs. A total of 21 hours is required. You will need to document 6 hours of duration for ultrasound modalities and 15 hours relating to electrical stimulation modalities.

12 hours need to be clinical application


New Hampshire Automatically accepts courses from AOTA Approved Providers. OnlineCE is an approved provider of the AOTA #4023

NBCOT: 36 hours of continuing education every 3 years. The NBCOT accepts 36 hours of OnlineCE courses.


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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.

Continuing Education Requirements by NBCOT

The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) is the national governing body responsible for credentialing Occupational Therapists (OTR) and Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTA). In order to maintain current certification as an OTR or OTA, therapists must meet all NBCOT continuing education (CE) requirements. A total of thirty-six (36) professional development units during a three year cycle are required. A maximum of 36 hours can be obtained through Online Continuing Education Courses.


State of New Hampshire Continuing Education Requirements

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


The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.



AOTA Approved Provider #4023


Continuing education courses offered on provide Online CEU for New Hampshire Occupational Therapists (OT) and New Hampshire Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTA). The online courses enhance the knowledge bases of OT/OTA to enhance clinical therapy practice. Free 1 hour AOTA approved online home study CE credit course for new New Hampshire Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant registered users at