Continuing Education Information for Physical Therapists in SC

 

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Look for this seal on any CEU course you are considering attending. This seal certifies the course meets South Carolina's requirements for licensure renewal.

 

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CEU Storage & Management for Physical  Therapy Professionals

Brought to you by APTA South Carolina, the CEU Locker provides secure, long term storage for your continuing education needs. Helping keep you organized and your practice protected, we hope you find our new system eases and streamlines the management and record-keeping required for SC state licensing requirements.

The new CEU Locker system is a shared system for many Physical Therapy Components that provides a fast, convenient centralized location to get approvals in several states by completing and storing your paperwork requirements only one time.

YOU CAN GET STARTED IN THIS SYSTEM BY CREATING A FREE CEU HOLDER ACCOUNT. ONCE YOUR EMAIL IS VERIFIED, YOU CAN ENTER COURSES TAKEN INTO YOUR CEU LOCKER DASHBOARD FOR SAFE RECORD KEEPING.

Course Approval for CEU Providers

Beginning Oct 15, 2018, all CEU Providers in SC will utilize our new CEU Locker system for making course approval applications, maintaining list of credits and submitting payments for all aspects of this process.

The new CEU Locker system is a shared system for many Physical Therapy Components that provides a fast, convenient centralized location to get approvals in several states by completing and storing your paperwork requirements only one time.

YOU CAN GET STARTED BY CREATING A CEU PROVIDER ACCOUNT HERE .

Course Approval Fees in SC:

  • $150/per Course Application, renewable each year

 

Requirements for Course Application Approval in SC:

The following information is required for all APTA South Carolina continuing education applications. This information can be submitted by manual entry into CEU Locker system and/or by uploading a single PDF file. A course brochure or flyer can be submitted if it contains any of the information below.

PROVIDER INFORMATION:

  • Contact name and organization 
  • Address
  • Telephone/ Fax / Email 

COURSE INFORMATION: (the following must be filled in or uploaded PDF file into CEU Locker)

  • Course title, date(s), location(s), and instructor(s)
  • Number of contact hours requested
  • Instructional method – webinar, online, lecture, and/or lab
  • Level of course – basic, intermediate, advanced
  • Target audience – PT, PTA, other allied health
  • The teacher: student ratio for in-person courses
    • Number of instructors: Maximum number of participants permitted to take the course
  • Focus area of the course:
    • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary
    • Clinical Electrophysiology
    • Geriatrics
    • Jurisprudence
    • Medical Billing/Coding and Policy
    • Neurology
    • Oncology
    • Orthopedics
    • Pediatrics
    • Sports
    • Women’s Health
    • Other: ____________ (Free Text) 
  • Course objectives
    • Consider Bloom’s Taxonomy when developing measurable and behavioral course objectives.
  • Statement designating how this course relates to the practice of physical therapy
  • Statement of means/method for participants to demonstrate what they have learned
  • A course schedule/outline that includes all breaks, course topics, and time spent on each topic
    • Example 1:
      • 8:00 – 8:30 Registration
      • 8:30 – 9:45 Anatomy of the foot
      • 9:45 – 10:00 Break
    • Example 2:
      • Introduction (5 minutes)
      • Anatomy of the foot (35 minutes)
  • Course evaluation forms
  • Bibliography including five (5) citations from peer reviewed journals in the past ten (10) years. If the instructor(s) are using their own research, they must include an additional peer reviewed journal article(s) to supplement their contribution per included article.
    • Please highlight/bold the five (5) or place them at the beginning of your bibliography.
  • Current, dated curriculum vitae or resume for each instructor. A brief bio will not be accepted.
  • Conflict of interest/bias disclosure for each instructor

 

Looking for APTA South Carolina Approved Courses?

Look for this seal on any CEU course you are considering attending. This seal certifies the course meets South Carolina's requirements for licensure renewal.