Oregon Physical Therapist Continuing Education

Oregon Accepts OnlineCE.com Courses


Oregon Continuing Education Requirements:

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


Special Requirements:

PTs: Must complete a mandatory 1-hour on-line presentation by the Oregon Pain Commission ; additionally, as part of your 24 hours, you must also complete 6 hours of CE related to the management or treatment of pain. This is a one-time legislative requirement.


Cultural Competence Training - The State of Oregon recommends Cultural Competence continuing education training. Cultural Competency 201 has been approved by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) for such training.


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.

State of Oregon Continuing Education Requirements

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


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