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Florida Board of Health Requirements

Select your profession below to see the specific requirements that pertain to you.

+ Acupuncture

Renew every 2 years.

Next renewal deadline is February 28, 2018.

You can complete 28 of the 30 required hours of continuing education with us. This includes 2 hours Medical Errors and 5 hours Biomedical Reporting.

We are not approved for the 2 hour mandatory Laws and Rules.

First time renewals only need 2 hours of Medical Errors and 3 hours HIV/AIDS.

FLORIDA BOARD RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS:

http://floridasacupuncture.gov/renewals/

+ C.N.A.s and H.H.A.s

C.N.A and H.H.A.: Florida

Renew every 2 years.

Group 1 Renewal deadline is May 31, 2019 (odd numbered years).

Group 2 Renewal deadline is December 31, 2019 (odd numbered years).

You can complete 21 of the 24 mandatory continuing education hours with us; this includes 1 hour Infection Control, 1 hour Domestic Violence, 1 hour Communication with Cognitively Impaired Client and one hour of Medical Errors (we only provide a two hour course).

We do not offer a course in CPR, Medical Record Documentation, Patient’s Rights.

The Department of Elder Affairs requires anyone in:

Home Health Care take a one-time 2 hour Alzheimer’s Training.

Long Term Care take a one-time 3 hour Alzheimer’s Training and the 1 hour Alzheimer’s Training every year after.

FLORIDA BOARD RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS:

http://floridasnursing.gov/renewals/certified-nursing-assistant/

+ Dietetics and Nutrition

Dietetics and Nutrition: Florida

Renew every 2 years upon license expiration date.

You are required to complete 30 hours of continuing education every biennium. You can complete all 20 of the allowed home study continuing education with us.

This includes 2 hours of Medical Errors which is required every renewal period.

First time renewal:

If you were licensed in the first year of the renewal period you need 25 hours which include 2 hours Medical Errors and 3 hours HIV AIDS.

If you were licensed in the second year of the renewal period you only need 2 hours Medical Errors and 3 hours HIV/AIDS.

Florida Board of Health requirements can be found at this link:

http://www.floridahealth.gov/licensing-and-regulation/dietetic-nutrition/continuing-education/index.html

+ Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy: Florida

Renew every 2 years.

Next renewal deadline is August 31, 2019.

First time renewals are required to take 1 CE for every month since the license issue date including 2 hours of Medical Errors.

After the first renewal you are allowed to take up to 6 “general hours”  by home study in addition to 2 hours Medical Errors
2 hours Laws and Rules (not available), and 2 hours Ethics (not available). The remainder (12)  of your 24 hours must be ‘ live’.

FLORIDA BOARD OF HEALTH RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

http://floridasmassagetherapy.gov/renewals/massage-therapist/

+ Mental Health Therapists, Marriage and Family Therapists, Social Workers

All Mental Health Professions: Florida

Renew every 2 years.

The next renewal deadline is March 31, 2019.

All mental health therapists, marriage and family therapists and social workers are required to complete 25 “general hours”. In addition you are required to complete 2 hours Medical Errors and 3 hours of Ethics and Boundaries every renewal period.

You are also required to complete 2 hours of Domestic Violence and 3 hours of Laws and Rules (coming soon BUT NOT A REQUIREMENT UNTIL 2019!) every third renewal period.

Florida Board of Health requirements can be found at this link:

http://floridasmentalhealthprofessions.gov/renewals/

MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELORS AND FAMILY THERAPISTS: Iowa

Complete 40 hours of continuing education every even numbered year by September 30, including a minimum of 3 hours of Ethics and Boundaries .

Iowa Board renewal information can be found at this link:

https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/ACO/chapter/645.32.pdf

SOCIAL WORK: Iowa

27 hours of continuing education every even number year by December 31, including 3 hours of Ethics and Boundaries . Only 12 of these hours may be by homestudy so please be careful not to order more than 12 hours.

Iowa Board renewal information can be found at this link:

http://idph.iowa.gov/Licensure/Iowa-Board-of-Social-Work/Continuing-Education

+ Nursing

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE: Florida

Renew every 2 years.

Next renewal deadline is July 31, 2019.

You can complete all 18 of the required “General Hours”with us.  In addition you are required to take 2 hours Medical Errors, 2 hours Laws & Rules every renewal period.

2 hours Domestic Violence is required every third time you renew.

First time licensure rules may vary and can be found at the link below but ALL first time licensees must take 2 hours Laws & Rules, 2 hours Medical Errors, and 1 hour HIV/AIDS.

FLORIDA BOARD OF HEALTH RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

http://www.floridasnursing.gov/renewals/licensed-practical-nurse/

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE: District of Columbia

You can complete all 18 of the required “General Hours” with us.

D.C. BOARD OF NURSING RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

https://doh.dc.gov/publication/lpn-application-package

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE: Georgia

You can complete all 20 of the required “General Hours” with us.

GEORGIA BOARD OF NURSING RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

http://sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/45/continuing_education_requirements

REGISTERED NURSE: Florida

Renew every 2 years.

Next renewal deadline for

Group 1 is April 30, 2018

Group 2 is July 31, 2018

Group 3 is April 30, 2019

You can complete all 18 of the required “General Hours”with us.  In addition you are required to take 2 hours Medical Errors, 2 hours Laws & Rules every renewal period.

2 hours Domestic Violence is required every third time you renew.

First time licensure rules may vary and can be found at the link below but ALL first time licensees must take 2 hours Laws & Rules, 2 hours Medical Errors, and 1 hour HIV/AIDS.

FLORIDA BOARD OF HEALTH RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

http://www.floridasnursing.gov/renewals/registered-nurse-rn/

REGISTERED NURSE: Georgia

You have the option to renew your license by completing all 30 of the required “General Hours” with us.

GEORGIA BOARD OF NURSING RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

http://sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/45/continuing_education_requirements

REGISTERED NURSE: District of Columbia

You can complete all 24 of the required “General Hours”with us.

D.C. BOARD OF NURSING RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

https://doh.dc.gov/publication/rn-application-package

CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST:Florida

Renew every 2 years.

Next renewal deadline for:

Group 1 is April 30, 2018

Group 2 is July 31, 2018

Group 3 is April 30, 2019

You can complete all 18 of the required “General Hours”with us.  In addition you are required to take 2 hours Medical Errors, 2 hours Laws & Rules every renewal period.

2 hours Domestic Violence is required every third time you renew.

First time licensure rules may vary and can be found at the link below but ALL first time licensees must take 2 hours Laws & Rules, 2 hours Medical Errors, and 1 hour HIV/AIDS.

FLORIDA BOARD OF HEALTH RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

http://floridasnursing.gov/renewals/clinical-nurse-specialist/

ADVANCED REGISTERED NURSE PRACTITIONER:Florida

Renew every 2 years.

Next renewal deadline for

Group 1 is April 30, 2018

Group 2 is July 31, 2018

Group 3 is April 30, 2019

You can complete all 18 of the required “General Hours”with us.  In addition you are required to take 2 hours Medical Errors, 2 hours Laws & Rules every renewal period. A three hour course in Safe and Effective Prescription of Controlled Substances must be taken (however, we do not offer this course).

2 hours Domestic Violence is required every third time you renew.

First time licensure rules may vary and can be found at the link below but ALL first time licensees must take 2 hours Laws & Rules, 2 hours Medical Errors, and 1 hour HIV/AIDS.

FLORIDA BOARD OF HEALTH RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

http://www.floridasnursing.gov/renewals/advanced-registered-nurse-practitioner/

ADVANCED REGISTERED NURSE PRACTITIONER:District of Columbia

You can complete all 12 of the 30 required “General Hours” with us. 15 hours of Pharmacology are required (none of our courses are specially approved to meet this requirement).

D.C. BOARD OF NURSING RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

https://doh.dc.gov/node/323062

ALL NURSING LICENSES: Iowa

You can complete all 36 of the required “General Hours” with us.

IOWA BOARD OF HEALTH RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

https://nursing.iowa.gov/continuing-education/ce-licensees/basic-requirements

+ Nursing Home Administration

NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATION: Florida

Renew every 2 years.

Next renewal deadline is September 30, 2018.

You can complete all 10 of the allowed home study credits with us.

In addition you are required to take 2 hours Medical Errors every renewal period.

First time licensees are required to take 2 hours Medical Errors and 1 hour HIV/AIDS.

FLORIDA BOARD OF HEALTH RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

http://floridasnursinghomeadmin.gov/renewals/

+ Occupational Therapy

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY: Alabama

You can complete all 30 of your hours with us.

ALABAMA BOARD OF HEALTH RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

http://www.ot.alabama.gov/conted.aspx

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY: Florida

Renew every 2 years.

Next renewal deadline is February 28, 2109.

You can complete all 26 of your continuing education hours with us. This includes 2 hours Medical Errors and 2 hours Laws & Rules every renewal period.

First time licensees who were licensed after February 28, 2016 are exempt from the general hours requirement but ALL first time licensees must take 2 hours Medical Errors and 1 hour HIV/AIDS.

FLORIDA BOARD OF HEALTH RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

http://www.floridasoccupationaltherapy.gov/renewals/

+ Other Professions for Florida HIV Courses Only

Renew every 2 years.

+ Respiratory Therapy

RESPIRATORY THERAPY: Florida

Renew every 2 years.

Next renewal deadline is December 31, 2019.

You can complete 22 of the 24 hours of continuing education with us.  This includes the mandatory 2 hours Medical Errors, but does not include 2 hours of Laws and Rules.

ALL first time licensees are required to take 2 hours Medical Errors and 3 hours HIV/AIDS.

FLORIDA BOARD OF HEALTH RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

http://floridasrespiratorycare.gov/renewals/

+ Physical Therapy

PHYSICAL THERAPY: Florida

Renew every 2 years upon license expiration date.

Next renewal deadline is November 30, 2019.

You can complete 12 “General” hours of homestudy continuing education with us. In addition you are required to take 2 hours Medical Errors and 1 hour HIV/AIDS every renewal period.

First time licensees who were licensed after November 30, 2016 are exempt from the “general” continuing education requirement but ALL first time licensees are required to take 2 hours Medical Errors and 1 hour HIV/AIDS.

FLORIDA BOARD OF HEALTH RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

http://www.floridasphysicaltherapy.gov/renewals

+ Speech and Language Pathology and Audiology


SPEECH LANGAUGE PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY: Florida

Renew every 2 years.

Next renewal deadline is December 31, 2019.

You can complete all 30 of the required continuing education hours with us. This includes 2 hours Medical Errors which is required every renewal period.

First time licensees who were licensed after December 31, 2016 must take 18 hours and 2 hours Medical Errors, and 1 hour HIV/AIDS.

First time licensees who were licensed after July 31, 2017 are exempt.

Note that we are not ASHA approved but not only do we satisfy your Florida requirements, ASHA will accept our CEUs towards your ASHA renewal.

FLORIDA BOARD OF HEALTH RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

http://floridasspeechaudiology.gov/renewals/speech-language-pathologist/

http://floridasspeechaudiology.gov/renewals/audiologist/


SPEECH LANGAUGE PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY:Ohio

Renew every 2 years.

You can complete all 20 of the required continuing education hours with us.

Note that we are not ASHA approved but ASHA will accept any hours completed with us by providing a certificate completion and request that the hours be added to your transcript.

OHIO BOARD OF SPEECH RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

http://slpaud.ohio.gov/cefaq.stm

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY ASSISTANTS: Florida

Renew every 2 years.

Next renewal deadline is December 31, 2019

You can complete all 20 of the required continuing education hours with us.

This includes 2 hours Medical Errors which is required every renewal period.

First time licensees who were licensed after December 31, 2016 must take 18 hours  and 2 hours Medical Errors, and 1 hour HIV/AIDS.

First time licensees who were licensed after July 31, 2017 are exempt.

Note that we are not ASHA approved but satisfy your Florida requirements, Speech Therapy and Audiology Assistants are not required to complete ASHA approved CEUs.

FLORIDA BOARD OF HEALTH RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

http://floridasspeechaudiology.gov/renewals/speech-language-pathology-assistant/

http://floridasspeechaudiology.gov/renewals/audiology-assistant/

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