As a Physical Therapist in Oregon, you must complete 24 continuing education hours every two years by March 31st of even years. Physical Therapist Assistants must also complete 24 continuing education hours for license renewal. The Oregon Physical Therapy continuing education requirements are listed in detail below.
Oregon – 24 PT CEU hours every 2 years by March 31 (even years)
Oregon Physical Therapy CEU Requirements
From the Oregon Physical Therapy Practice Act Website: https://www.oregon.gov/ptbrd/pages/index.aspx
The current Certification Period is April 1, 2018 – March 31, 2020.
The number of hours required during this certification period depends on when your initial license is effective, as described below:
- 24 hours, if your license was obtained prior to April 1, 2019.
- 12 hours, if your license is obtained between April 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019.
- 0 hours, if your license in obtained between Jan 1, 2020 and March 31, 2020.
Physical Therapists must also complete one hour of pain management continuing education for renewal.
What CEU Courses are Allowed in Oregon?
The Oregon PT Licensing Board must approve continuing education courses in order to be eligible for license holders to apply such courses towards the 24 CEU requirement. They’ve provided a list of approved courses here. If you are in Oregon, the CEU course should make it clear that it has been approved by the Oregon PT Licensing Board. However, contacting the Board to confirm approval is OK to do if you are unsure of the eligibility.
Yes, you can use an online CEU company like MedBridge to complete required CEUs for your Oregon Physical Therapy license renewal. A quick check on the MedBridge website shows hundreds of approved courses for Oregon PT license holders looking to renew their license.
- Use the MedBridge promo code PTProgress to save 40% on unlimited CEUs
How much is a Physical Therapy License in Oregon?
It costs $190 to renew your PT license.
When does my Oregon Physical Therapy license expire?
All Physical Therapy license expire March 31 every even year.
How long does it take to renew an Oregon Physical Therapy license?
For many states, it can take 4-8 weeks to process your request, so be sure to start the process early!
Compare Physical Therapy CEUs by State
Take a look at all of the requirements for CEUs based on your state in this comprehensive article.