A. Unless exempted under §198, licensees shall successfully complete, document and report to the board at least 30 hours of board–approved continuing education courses or activities in the biennial renewal period. No carryover of continuing education hours from one renewal period to another shall be allowed. Continuing education will be granted in the reporting period in which the academic coursework, clinical instruction, tool, residency, or fellowship is completed. B. The four types of approved courses or activities and requirement for each are: 1. jurisprudence a minimum of two contact hours; 2. ethics or professionalism a minimum of two contact hours; 3. clinical/preventive a minimum of 18 contact hours, up to six of which may be earned by completion of a board approved self assessment tool 4. administrative a maximum of eight contact hours may be applied during each renewal period. Additional clinical/preventive hours may be substituted for administrative. C. No more than 15 hours of continuing education submitted to the board shall be home study, internet or online courses or by other distance learning methods. This excludes the jurisprudence requirement, if taken online.
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