Tennessee Occupational Therapy Continuing Education and CEU Credits

Western Schools has you covered for your occupational therapy continuing education and CEU credits in Tennessee. 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 Tennessee.

3 Mandatory Hours
21 Elective Hours
24 Total Hours
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Here's what you need to renew your Tennessee Occupational Therapy license

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Board of Occupational Therapy. 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.

Tennessee Occupational Therapy: Occupational Therapy (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 24
Mandatory Hours: 3
Elective Hours: 21
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
Education Cycle in Months: 24

Online Info

  • AOTA Code of Ethics- 1 hour
  • Documentation - 2 hours
  • Suicide Prevention Training - 2 Hours
  • One (1) hour of the required twenty-four (24) continued competence credits shall pertain to the occupational therapy portions of T.C.A. ยงยง 63-13-101, et seq., the Tennessee Occupational and Physical Therapy Practice Act, and shall pertain to Chapter 1150-02, General Rules Governing the Practice of Occupational Therapy.

New rule changes included a change in DUE DATE for CEU's. CEU's are now due by the last day of the month that precedes the licensee birth month (renewal month). For example, someone with a birthday of June 15, 1998 would have renewed last month.
June 1, 2022 - May 31, 2024- (24) hrs of CEU's due
June 1, 2024 - May 31, 2026- (24) hrs of CEU's due
and so on. 

Online Limitations

12-hours are allowed through home-study


No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Board of Occupational Therapy
Phone: 6157413807
Address: 665 Mainstream Drive, 2nd Floor Nashville, 37243

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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.