Continuing Education

PTs require 24 CEUs and PTAs require 12 CEUs, both in a two-year renewal period


 The Ohio Physical Therapy Association, through the Continuing Education Committee, is an entity authorized by the Physical Therapy Section of the Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainer's Board (hereafter referred to as the PT Section of the OT, PT, AT Board) to review and approve continuing education courses, programs and activities that contribute to the growth of a participant's professional competence in the practice of physical therapy. Refer to Section 4755.53 (C) of the Ohio Revised Code

Applying for CE Approval

Notice: You do not need to submit an application for OPTA approval in the following instances: 

Download your CE Application

*OPTA will be transitioning to a fully digital CEU application system in the near future. Please watch for future communications regarding this topic, as mailed, faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted at that time.

Submit Your Application

Notice: The application/approval process may take up to 60 days to complete, please plan your application(s) accordingly. Incomplete applications will be delayed until all necessary documentation is provided. Please note that submission via email is the preferred and most efficient method.

  • Email: - Must be submitted as 1 (one) .pdf file
  • Mail:     OPTA - 1085 Beecher Crossing North, Suite B - Gahanna, OH - 43230
  • Fax:      (614) 855-5914

If you are a sponsor or individual that faxed an application to OPTA during the month of September, please resubmit your application as soon as possible. Due to fax malfunction we were unable to receive faxes during this time period.

Continuing Education Resources