New Jersey Physical Therapist Continuing Education

New Jersey Accepts Courses


New Jersey Continuing Education Requirements:

PT: 30 hrs biennially - New Jersey Accepts 30 hours of Online Continuing Education Courses

Special Requirements:

Licensees must complete four hours of jurisprudence and professional ethics continuing education during each biennial renewal period. The Jurisprudence Assessment Modules will provide 1.5 credits and these specific modules are mandatory for all licensees. Licensees can complete any ethics course of 2.5 credits or more to meet the four-credit jurisprudence and professional ethics requirement.

A maximum of 10 hours is awarded per internet course

PT licenses expire on January 31st of each even numbered year


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Continuing Education Requirements for Certified Hand Therapists:  

The Hand Therapy Certification Commission (HTCC) is the governing body that is responsible for credentialing certified hand therapists (CHT). In order to maintain the CHT credential, a CHT must accumulate a minimum of 80 contact hours of professional development activities during their five-year accrual period. Professional development hours may be earned in seven different categories. offers courses in 3 Categories: A, B and C.

Category A - Formal Courses in Upper Extremity Therapy, 3 hours or more in length. All 80 hours can be earned in this category. HTCC Accepts OnlineCE courses.

Category B - Informal Courses in Upper Extremity Therapy, less than 3 hours in length. Maximum accepted: 30 hours per 5-year accrual cycle. HTCC Accepts OnlineCE courses.

Category C - Formal Courses with General Clinical OT or PT content. Maximum accepted: 20 hours per 5-year accrual cycle. HTCC Accepts OnlineCE courses.


State of New Jersey Continuing Education Requirements

New Jersey Continuing Education requirements posted on this page are based upon the most up to date information available. New Jersey continuing education requirements are subject to change and therefore, New Jersey PT/PTA licensee's are ultimately responsible for being up to date with the New Jersey continuing education requirements.


Continuing education courses offered on provide Online CEU for New Jersey Physical Therapists (PT) and New Jersey Physical Therapy Assistants (PTA). The online courses enhance the knowledge bases of PT/PTA to enhance clinical therapy practice. Free 1 hour online home study CE credit course for new New Jersey Physical Therapy and Physical Therapy Assistant registered users at

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  • Cardiopulmonary 103 - 104

    Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology and Clinical Assessment of the Cardiopulmonary System


    $72.00 USD

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    Cardiopulmonary 103:

    • Discuss how smoking impacts the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems
    • Describe how lung dysfunction leads to cardiac dysfunction
    • Describe how cardiac dysfunction leads to lung dysfunction
    • Differentiate obstructive from restrictive pulomary pathology and the manifestations of each
    • Name 5 factors that precipitate an asthma attack
    • List 3 risk factors of coronary artery disease
    • Describe the process of artherosclerosis
    • Discuss rheumatoid arthritis and its impact on specific organs

    Cardiopulmonary 104:

    • Identify anatomic structures and key topographic landmarks of the chest
    • Describe various chest wall configurations
    • Differentiate peripheral and central cyanosis
    • Differentiate normal bronchial breath sounds from abnormal bronchial breath sounds
    • Identify various components of a chest examination
    • List 2 causes of decreased breath sounds
    • List the steps involved to ausculatate lung sounds

    Rocco Labbadia, RPT

    Downloadable Course in PDF

    Expires: 2022-01-31

    Physical Diagnosis 166 - 169
    Differential Diagnosis in Physical Therapy


    $72.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Physical Diagnosis 166 through Physical Diagnosis 169

    Course Group includes all Physical Diagnosis Courses numbered 166 through 169

    Debra Dent, BPT, Dip Manip PT, OCS, FCAMPT

    AudioVisual Course

    Expires: 2022-01-31

    Shoulder Rehab 115 - 116

    Joint and Soft Tissue Mobilization Techniques for the Shoulder Scapula Complex, Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Non Surgical and Surgical SLAP Tears


    $36.00 USD

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    Part I:

    • Describe and perform contemporary scapula mobilization techniques
    • Apply innovative soft tissue mobilization techniques for the patient with shoulder hypomobility
    • Gain deeper insight into the causes and treatment of scapula dyskinesia
    • Define and differentiate the anatomical relationship between the rotator cuff muscles and the glenohumeral joint capsule
    • Become acquainted with soft tissue mobilization techniques for sub deltoid bursitis


    • Review functional anatomy and biomechanics of the shoulder - scapula complex
    • Become famiiliar and understand current strategies for the evaluation of patients with scapular disorders
    • List and describe innovative  scapular mobilization techniques for the patient with scapular dyskinesia
    • Differentiate the relationship between scapular dyskinesia, soft tissue/muscle tightness, and shoulder pathology
    • Apply a sytematic scapular muscle training program / protocol for patients with scapular dyskinesia

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

    AudioVisual Course

    Expires: 2022-01-31