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Course providers: to get your program approved for continuing education (CE) credits, contact the New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (online form)
or call them at the number below. 

New Jersey Office of the Attorney General
Division of Consumer Affairs
State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
124 Halsey Street, 6th Floor
P.O. Box 45014
Newark, NJ 07101

(973) 504-6455

The APTANJ does not approve courses for CE credits for third parties. The APTANJ is, however, an approved provider for the New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners [NJSBPTE]. APTANJ is a registered provider for the New Jersey State Department of Education. Provider Number: 1827. APTANJ is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of PT & PTA continuing education. For Federal employees, the APTANJ DUNS Number is 847440567

Excerpt from Physical Therapy Regulations/13:39A-9.6 RESPONSIBILITIES OF CONTINUING EDUCATION PROVIDERS

a) All providers of continuing education not included in N.J.A.C. 13:39A-9.3(b) shall:

1) At least 45 days prior to the date of the course, program or seminar, submit the following for each course, program or seminar offered for evaluation by the Board:

  • A detailed descriptive outline of course content, the estimated starting and ending time of the course and any break time provided during the course, program or seminar;
  • The curriculum vitae of each lecturer, including specific background which qualifies the individual as a lecturer in the area of instruction;
  • Course objectives that are both behavioral objectives, which are learning outcomes stated in terms that indicate what the student will be able to do or demonstrate after the course, and measurable objectives, which are learning outcomes indicating the level of the student's performance; and
  • A bibliography supporting the content of the course, program or seminar that includes at least five peer-reviewed journal articles published within the last five years;

2) Obtain Board approval prior to representing that any course, program or seminar fulfills the requirements of N.J.A.C. 13:39A-9.1; STATE BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPY LAW AND PUBLIC SAFETY

3) Monitor the attendance at each approved course, program or seminar and furnish to each enrollee a verification of attendance, which shall include at least the following information:

  • The title, date and location of the course, program or seminar offering;
  • The name and license number of the attendee;
  • The number of credits awarded;
  • The name and signature of the sponsor and the seal of the organization;

4) Maintain attendance sheets, which include the time when a licensee arrives at and leaves the course, program or seminar with the licensee's signature next to each time entry;

5) Evaluate course offerings. Evaluations shall be solicited from both the attendees and the instructors; and

6) Submit a fee pursuant to N.J.A.C. 13:39A-1.3 for each submission of a new course,
program or seminar reviewed by the Board during the biennial licensing period [$100 as per 7/1/2014]

Full PT Regulations can be found here.
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