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Does Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy use CE broker?

Yes, the Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy uses CE Broker to track Continuing Competence.

However, licensees and certificate holders may also independently track their own continuing competence activities. If audited, they can download and submitted electronically this Continuing Competence Audit Reporting Form, with all associated continuing competence certificates of completion, to the Board office. Licensees and certificate holders selected for continuing competence audit will be noticed via certified mail.

When does the current continuing competence compliance period end?

The current continuing competence requirement in Arizona will be due on August 31, 2024 The contact hours may not be carried over from one compliance period to another.

What continuing competence activities are accepted?

To learn more about the types of courses allowed for fulfillment of continuing competence requirements, click here.

What are the continuing education requirements for physical therapy in Arizona?

Similarly to most US states, Arizona State mandates continuing education requirements for licensed Physical Therapists and PTAs.

An Arizona licensed physical therapist needs to earn 20 contact hours of continuing competence and a certified physical therapist assistant needs to earn 10 contact hours of continuing competence for each two (2) year compliance period to be eligible for license/certificate renewal.

The current continuing competence requirement in Arizona will be due on August 31, 2024.

The contact hours may not be carried over from one compliance period to another.

To learn more about the types of courses allowed for fulfillment of continuing competence requirements, click here.