Providing Informative Continuing Education Courses for Florida's Health
Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants
CE for Health Care Professionals
currently offers continuing education home study courses for Florida licensed
laboratory personnel, occupational therapists and occupational therapist assistants,
dietitians, massage therapists, electrologists, and physical
therapists and physical therapist assistants.
- Our courses are accredited by the Florida Physical Therapy Association, see
the accreditation number next to each course below. This number will also appear on
your Certificate of Course Completion. We are also an approved CE Provider for the
Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel and the Board of Occupational Therapy Practice. Approved Florida CE Provider License No. 50-312
- See the Website
for the Board
of Physical Therapy Practice, and the website for the Florida
Physical Therapy Association.
- Founded in 2001 and based in Tallahassee, the state Capital, we monitor
the latest developments of the Boards and Councils of the Department
of Health, and the Florida Legislature. * See the latest information
on CE Broker and auditing of CE courses
in our FAQs.
- Our courses can be taken as home study continuing education for license renewal OR as mandatory courses by Applicants for licensure.
OUR COURSES ARE NOW AVAILABLE ENTIRELY ONLINE. Note that we NO
longer mail courses. Order and pay for the courses using Visa or MasterCard through
our secure site, take the course, and then take the Test. The Test is graded
instantly, and if you receive 70% correct, a printable Certificate of Course
Completion is issued to you. We send your course information directly to CE Broker.
You can access your account and print out copies of the Certificates at any
time in the future.
Please read over our Frequently
Asked Questions Page before ordering the courses.
COURSE LIST AND DESCRIPTION
PREVENTION OF MEDICAL ERRORS (Mandatory by Florida
Legislature and Board rule - $24.00)
FPTA accreditation number ME130020259
All licensed Florida healthcare practitioners, including physical therapists
and physical therapist assistants, must take a 2 hour course in Prevention
of Medical Errors, both upon initial licensure and each biennium. Our
course has been reviewed and accredited by the Florida Physical Therapy
Association. The Board of Physical Therapy Practice accepts courses approved
by the Florida Physical Therapy Association for CE credit.
UPDATE ON HIV/AIDS (No longer a mandatory course except for
new licensees; Elective course for all licensees, 1-hour $16.00)
FPTA accreditation number HA130020260
As of July 1, 2006, this 1-hour course is not required for initial licensure, but must be
taken once prior to the first license renewal after licensure. The course can be taken as
an elective course for CE credit by all other licensed PTs and PTAs.
FLORIDA LAWS AND RULES ON THE PRACTICE OF PHYSICAL THERAPY
(Elective 2 hours - $24.00)
FPTA accreditation number FL130020256
This is a 2 hour elective course that can be taken for credit during
for the current biennium. Board rule 64B17-9.001, F.A.C. states that acceptable
subject matter for CE courses includes Florida law relating to physical
therapy. This course has been accredited by the Florida Physical Therapy
Association. Includes a copy of the Florida Statutes and Florida
rules relating to Physical Therapy Practice. This course can be taken
as a review for those seeking initial licensure who are studying to take
the PT Board Laws and Rules Test. Our course is written by an attorney
who has worked in state health care regulation for several years.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BASICS FOR PHYSICAL THERAPY (Elective 2 hours - $24.00)
FPTA accreditation number CP130020234
A 2 hour elective course accredited by the Florida Physical Therapy Association and
accepted by the Florida Board of Physical Therapy. Includes the historical and legal
background on domestic violence, the current research on the dynamics of domestic
violence, and the role of health care professionals including PTs and PTAs in the
recognition and treatment of domestic violence.
HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (HIT) FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS (Elective 2 hours - $24.00)
Florida Physical Therapy Association Accreditation Number CP130020257
A 2-hour elective course that covers the basics of the rapidly growing field of Health Information Technology (HIT). Includes the new federal laws that require health care professionals, including physical therapists, hospitals and health care facilities to begin the adoption of electronic medical records (EHRs) starting in 2011. Covers meaningful use, privacy provisions, certification and electronic exchange of EHR systems. Annotated Bibliography and HIT Glossary are included.