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Physical Therapist Assistants

Pose Method Courses meet the continuing education requirements for PTs and PTAs established by the Rules of the Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration Division 2150 – State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts (20 CSR 2150-3.203)


Continuing Education Requirements

Physical Therapists &

Physical Therapist Assistants

(1) All licensed physical therapists and physical therapist assistants shall biennially, on even-numbered years, complete and report at least thirty (30) hours of acceptable continuing education as specified in rule 20 CSR 2150-3.203. The renewal of a license which has lapsed shall not be issued unless and until the licensee submits documentation confirming completion of all continuing education hours as would have been necessary and applicable during the period the license was not current. The continuing education hours must qualify as acceptable continuing education activity as specified in rule 20 CSR 2150-3.203.

(2) The period for completion of the continuing education requirements shall be the twenty-four (24)-month period beginning January 1 and ending December 31 of each reporting period. Continuing education hours can not be carried over into another or the next reporting period. A licensee who fails to obtain and report, in a timely fashion, the required thirty (30) hours of continuing education shall not engage in practice as a physical therapist and/or physical therapist assistant unless an extension is requested and granted pursuant to 20 CSR 2150-3.202.

(3) All licensees shall certify by attestation, on the licensure registration renewal form, under oath and penalty of perjury, that the licensee completed the required thirty (30) hours of continuing education, and that the continuing education obtained meets the acceptable continuing education criteria specified in 20 CSR 2150-3.203.


Last Modified: 11/04/2016