Chiropractor Requirements for License Renewal

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Florida Chiropractic Physicians, March 31 is fast approaching!  We want to give you a quick visual of all of your CE requirements so you don’t have any surprises when you are renewing your license. Keep reading below to learn more about your 2016 biennium requirements. And remember that ALL of your CE must be completed in person.  No home study allowed. Remember that all courses must be approved by the Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine!

If you are a Chiropractic Physician, then your requirements are:

  • 2 hours Medical Error
  • 27 hours General
  • 2 hours Laws and Rules
  • 1 hour Risk Management
  • 6 hours Record Keeping/Documentation and Coding
  • 2 hours Ethics and Boundaries

If you are one of the Chiropractic Physician who is certified in Acupuncture, then your requirements are a little bit different:

  • 23 hours General
  • 2 hours Medical Errors
  • 2 hours Laws & Rules of the Board
  • 1 hour Risk Management
  • 6 hours Record Keeping/Documentation and Coding
  • 2 hours Ethics and Boundaries
  • 2 hours Acupuncture Safety and Risk Management
  • 2 hours Acupuncture Technique

If you are a Chiropractic Physician and this is your first time renewal, then your requirements are:

  • 6 hours Record Keeping/Documentation and Coding
  •  2 hours Ethics and Boundaries
  • 2 hours Medical Errors
  • 3 hours HIV/AIDS

If you are a Certified Chiropractic Physician Assistant, your required hours are listed below:

  • 22 hours General
  • 2 hours Medical Error

If you are a Certified Chiropractic Physician Assistant renewing for the first time:

  • 2 hours Medical Error
  • 3 hours HIV/AIDS

We are dedicated to helping you successfully renew your license so we have plenty of tools for you to utilize if you have any questions! We have added a special FAQ section just for Chiropractors in our Support pages. To read over those, click here.

For your ultimate worry-free, personalized solution try our 7-Day Trial for our Professional Account. With your Professional Account you can receive notifications of license deadlines, report CE to your account, access to your CE Compliance Transcript and more to simplify your renewal process.

The CE Broker iPhone App Tutorial

CE Broker published a free iPhone app in August, 2010 for all healthcare professionals in Florida.  Here we will explain some of the app’s features so you can benefit from everything that it has to offer.  You can download the app for free at the Apple app store or at iTunes, and it is also available for the iPad and iPod Touch.

When you open the app, it will prompt you to enter your license number and you’ll be asked to confirm your identity.

Once logged in, the app will display your current CE compliance status.  If you see, “Complete,” then you have already fulfilled your continuing education requirements for the current license cycle.  This is a useful feature that you should check frequently as your license expiration date approaches.

If your compliance status reads, “Not Complete,” then you will benefit from the rest of the app’s features.  Click “Transcript” and the app will prompt you to enter your license number as well as your unique password.  You must have a subscription to CE Broker in order to access your transcript.  To learn more about the benefits of a subscription and to sign up, click here.

Once an account is setup, you can login and view your personal continuing education transcript.  Here the screen displays your expiration date and your profession-specific requirements.  Your transcript should reflect any courses that you have already completed.  If you believe that credits for course completions are missing from your transcript, there are a couple of possible explanations.  Click this link for more information:  “Why are my CE credits not posting to CE Broker?”

To find courses that fulfill your requirements, the CE Broker app includes a Course Search, featuring over 5,000 approved educational providers.  Click “Search” at the bottom of the app and select the subject area that you still need to fulfill your CE requirements.

When browsing the results of your search, you can click on the course for more information.  Here you will find the phone number and website of the provider offering that course.  You can also choose to email the course information to yourself so you can review the course later.  CE Broker does not require that you have a subscription to use the official course search; it is available to all.

If you wish to view courses that you have completed in the past click “History” at the bottom of the app.  Perhaps you enjoyed a course by a particular provider but don’t remember the provider’s name.  This is when you would view your course history.

Again, the course search is free to all healthcare professionals but subscriptions are required to view your official transcripts and your course history.  It costs $35 per license cycle to subscribe, but CE Broker also offers a one-time 7-day free trial.  Click here for more information.