Course Sponsor Information
SUBMIT YOUR COURSE APPROVAL
Licensees are required to complete a certain amount of continuing education hours each year in order to maintain their Louisiana PT/PTA license. All courses that are being used for credit, must be approved by the Louisiana Physical Therapy Board. Courses may be submitted for approval either before or after the course date but must be submitted within the same calendar year. Sponsors may submit their course through the Course Sponsor Dashboard.
SET UP A COURSE SPONSOR ACCOUNT
Email the following information to email@example.com.
- Sponsor Name
- Contact Person
- Email Address
- Phone Number
- Fax Number
- Website Address
Once your information has been received, an account will be created and login information will be sent to the email address provided.
*Please be advised that the online application is not Mac compatible. You must use a PC.
**If your organization has previously created an account and the individual responsible for submitting courses has changed, please disclose this so the account can be turned over to the new person responsible for submitting courses.
REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION
Have the following items readily available before you begin your application:
- Course Objectives
- Presenter(s) C.V.s, or resume. Please limit presenter qualifications to 2 pages.
- Detailed time-based program scheduling, including all scheduled breaks (used to calculate contact hours). If the scheduled hours include readings, a word count will be required. If videos are used, the total run time is needed.
- Sample participants' evaluation
- Sample certificate of completion
- Minimum of 3 evidence-based citations
**Course citations for clinical courses shall be no less than 3 references of articles published in peer reviewed journals related to the field of Physical Therapy that were published within the last ten years. Citations for administrative and ethics courses shall be no less than 3 relevant references, which are not required to be from peer reviewed journals, and were published within the last 10 years.
Approvals are for an annual basis (Jan-Dec) and can be done retroactively for a current/previous year or proactively for the upcoming year.
Documents may be uploaded in either PDF or Word Doc formats. Review the full CEU policy here.
Course approval applications both by course sponsors and by licensees for indivdiual approval requires citations for any clinical course types. This document will provide as a guide for how to format and submit these citations on a course approval application. Click the title above to access them.
APPLICATION REVIEW CHARGE
Courses less than 8 hours $100 (per course)
Courses 8 hours or more $150 (per course)
- FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE
- Payment Methods
Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AMEX). A $3.00 processing fee will be applied to credit card payments
Questions or concerns should be directed to
Jessica Alwell, Assistant Executive Director
Phone: (337) 262-1043 ext 103