Home Study Limit:
Live Webinars are considered Interactive Distance Learning – Contact Hours.
Text and Seminar-on-Demand video courses are Non-Contact – 10-hour maximum.
4 hours of ethics required (must be hands-on contact hours; may include live webinars).
1 hour cultural competency required.
Must hold current CPR certification (must hold a current BLS for healthcare provider certification taught to AHA guidelines).
Note: Due to COVID-19, the number of required CE hours is reduced from 25 hours to 12 hours for completed renewal applications received in the Board office between March 24, 2020, to the date at which time the Governor lifts the statewide state of emergency only. The requirement of “contact” or “classroom” hours is waived until the state of emergency is lifted. The 12 required CE hours may be contact, non-contact, or both. The one-hour Cultural Competency CE is a statutory requirement under ORS 413.450 and must be completed. The Cultural Competency may be completed as either a “non-contact” or a “contact” CE course and may be applied towards the 12 required CE hours. The Pain Management Module, provided by the Oregon Pain Management Commission (OPMC), available on the Board’s website, remains a requirement and must be completed. The 4-hour Ethics, Boundaries and Communication requirement is suspended for completed Renewal applications received between March 24, 2020, and when the statewide state of emergency is lifted.