Illinois Occupational Therapy Continuing Education and CEU Credits

Western Schools has you covered for your occupational therapy continuing education and CEU credits in Illinois. Our high-quality continuing education will help you expand your expertise. Western Schools offers CEUs in ethics, pediatric OT, hand therapy, and other important areas to maintain your occupational therapy license in Illinois.

4 Mandatory Hours
20 Elective Hours
24 Total Hours
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Here's what you need to renew your Illinois Occupational Therapy license

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. For a more detailed requirements breakdown, please see the board's site.
If you hold Occupational Therapy licenses in multiple states, please make sure to check each state's requirements.

Illinois Occupational Therapy: Occupational Therapy (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 24
Mandatory Hours: 4
Elective Hours: 20
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 12/31/2025
Next Education Due Date: 12/31/2025

Online Info

Mandatory Subjects:

  • 1 hour - Ethics
  • 1 hour - Sexual Harassment 
  • NEW! 1 hour - Implicit Bias Training
  • NEW! 1 hour - Dementia Recognition

*For license or registration renewals occurring on or after January 1, 2023, a health care professional who has continuing education requirements must complete at least a one-hour course in training on implicit bias awareness per renewal period. A health care professional may count this one hour for completion of this course toward meeting the minimum credit hours required for continuing education. Any training on implicit bias awareness applied to meet any other State licensure requirement, professional accreditation or certification requirement, or health care institutional practice agreement may count toward the one-hour requirement. 

For more information on the new Implicit Bias training requirement, please visit the Illinois General Assembly

Online Limitations

All hours allowed through home-study

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
Phone: 2177859300
Fax: 2177827645
Address: 320 West Washington Street, 3rd Floor 3RD FLOOR Springfield, 62786

Illinois Occupational Therapy: Occupational Therapy Assistant (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 24
Mandatory Hours: 4
Elective Hours: 20
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 12/31/2025
Next Education Due Date: 12/31/2025

Online Info

Mandatory Subjects: 

  • 1-hour of Ethics
  • 1-hour Sexual Harassment
  • NEW! 1-hour of Implicit Bias Training*
  • NEW! 1 hour - Dementia Recognition

*For license or registration renewals occurring on or after January 1, 2023, a health care professional who has continuing education requirements must complete at least a one-hour course in training on implicit bias awareness per renewal period. A health care professional may count this one hour for completion of this course toward meeting the minimum credit hours required for continuing education. Any training on implicit bias awareness applied to meet any other State licensure requirement, professional accreditation or certification requirement, or health care institutional practice agreement may count toward the one-hour requirement. 

For more information on the new Implicit Bias training requirement, please visit the Illinois General Assembly

Online Limitations

All hours allowed through home-study

Roster

No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
Phone: 2177859300
Fax: 2177827645
Address: 320 West Washington Street, 3rd Floor 3RD FLOOR Springfield, 62786

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.