Renewal Information for DC Occupational Therapists

Renewal and continuing education information for DC-licensed Occupational Therapists (OTs) and Occupational Therapy Assistancts (OTAs)
DC-Licensed Occupational Therapist
DC-Licensed Occupational Therapist
Aug. 26, 2011 - PRLog -- The Board of Occupational Therapy regulates occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants in DC. Licenses expire on September 30th of odd years.

Occupational therapists shall complete a minimum of twenty-four (24) contact hours and occupational therapy assistants shall complete a minimum of twelve (12) contact hours of continuing education (CE) during each license renewal cycle.

The Board shall approve continuing competence programs and activities that are relevant to the practice or education of occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants that document the following:

Current subject matter with course description
Content focus
Learning outcomes
Target audience
Satisfactory completion of the course by the course participant

The Board shall approve the following types of activities provided that they are consistent with provisions of the regulations:

Activities sponsored by the state or local occupational therapy organizations
Activities sponsored by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
Activities sponsored by AOTA approved providers
Activities sponsored by an accredited healthcare facility
Activities sponsored by an accredited college or university

Professional Development Resources is an AOTA approved provider of continuing education (#3159). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

Continuing education courses for DC-licensed occupational therapists and assistants can be viewed online @

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