Physical therapists and physical therapist assistants must complete 25 contact hours of continuing education every 2 years. One contact hour equals 60 minutes of instruction. There may be no carryover of credit hours to the next reporting period. 15 hours of the required coursework for any reporting period must be clinically (direct patient care skills) related, of which 5 hours may be CPR.
New graduates are exempt from reporting continuing education hours for the period following graduation, but are required to complete the full number of hours for all subsequent years.
Even-numbered licenses will report CEU hours during even-numbered renewal years. Odd-numbered licenses report CEU hours during odd-numbered renewal years. Online renewal must be completed by January 31st of the current year. After January 31st an additional $50.00 late fee will be assessed.
For more information visit the North Dakota Board of Physical Therapy