Continuing Education Rules Workshop

Rules workshop on whiteboardThe Board of Physical Therapy convened in February 2021, to continue work on developing draft rule language for continuing education (CE) requirements. The board reviewed comments regarding the proposed draft rule language from the December 2020 meeting. Attendees commenting at the meeting included licensees representing clinic, school, research, and academic-based settings, as well as leadership from American Physical Therapy Association Washington.

Guiding the discussion were key concepts regarding the field of physical therapy:

Draft rule language was amended to reflect these key concepts in the following ways:

The board will continue with the next steps of the rulemaking process through the rest of 2021. The rules will not be final until adopted formally by the board.

The Board of Physical Therapy wishes to thank members of the public for their engagement and insightful commentary in this rules workshop process.