Wrigley tells us some things in life can double your pleasure, double your fun. Well, if you're an occupational therapist or occupational therapist assistant in the state of Connecticut, you're continuing education requirement just doubled!
Sure, it's not at the top of your bucket list, but that doesnt mean it has to be a chore (we at HomeCEU really do make continuing education user-friendly and convenient). Here's a break-down of the new occupational therapy continuing education requirements, as found on the Connecticut Department of Health website:
Connecticut occupational therapist (OTs): 24 contact hours each renewal period (previously 12 hours)
Connecticut occupational therapist assistants (OTAs): 18 contact hours each renewal period (previously 9 hours)
And dont worry about squeezing in this new double trouble, you're able to meet your entire occupational therapy continuing education requirement with HomeCEUs home study continuing education courses (online or mail formats)! How do we know this? Check out this excerpt straight from the rules.
QUALIFYING CONTINUING EDUCATION ACTIVITIES
Competency Activities are acceptable provided:
The activity involves face-to-face instruction or a home study program. Home study program means continued competency activities clearly related to maintaining skills necessary for the safe and competent practice of occupational therapy that requires successful completion of a proficiency examination, and may include distance learning and Internet-based educational programs;
So there you have it! To get started, visit our occupational therapy continuing education course catalog or call us, toll-free, at 1-800-554-2387.