For Initial Licensure
Applicants are requirement to complete two (2) hours of prevention of medical errors education for initial licensure. The course can be completed by home study.For Initial Licensure Renewal
Licensees who obtain initial licensure in the first year of a biennium will be required to demonstrate fifteen (15) hours of continuing education during the biennium in which licensure was obtained for the first renewal of their license.Licensees initially licensed within the in the second half of a biennium are exempt from the continuing education (CE) requirements for renewal with the exception of a two (2) hour course relating to prevention of medical errors.
For Renewal of License Following Your First Biennium
Every licensee must complete 30 hours of approved CE within the two year licensure period (biennium):
- Two (2) hours of continuing education on domestic violence must be completed every third biennial licensure renewal period. These two (2) hours shall be part of the 30 hours otherwise required for each biennial licensure renewal, and may be taken at anytime during the six years preceding the renewal for the biennial in which the credit is due. For example, if you renewed your license on November 30, 2005, you are required to complete the Domestic Violence CE before the November 30, 2011 renewal.
- Two (2) of the 30 hours must relate to prevention of medical errors consistent with Section 456.013(7), F.S.
See Rule 64B21-502, FAC to review continuing education guidelines for PsychologistsThe licensee shall retain the certificates of attendance or other records for 6 years for documentation purposes, in case of audit.
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