FL Biennium Requirements

The current biennium started April 1, 2022 and ends on March 31, 2024

FL Chiropractors are allowed to take the 40 hours in-person or through online attendance CE Courses

As per 64B2-13.004 Continuing Education Final Rule effective May 3rd 2023

(1) Required Hours. For the purpose of renewing a license, a licensed Chiropractic Physician must demonstrate to the Board that he or she completed at least forty (40) contact classroom hours and a Certified Chiropractic Physicians Assistant must complete at least twenty-four (24) contact classroom hours of continuing chiropractic education during the past two (2) years. Only those contact classroom hours earned at Board approved continuing education courses or which comply with the provisions of this rule are acceptable. For purpose of this rule, the term “contact classroom hour” shall mean fifty (50) minutes of instruction offered through in-person courses or through online attendance continuing education courses complying with subsection (3).

(3) Online Attendance Continuing Education.

(a) Definitions. For purposes of this rule, the following definitions shall apply.

“Online attendance continuing education course” means a learning course presented through live, synchronous technology or through prerecorded video coupled with a means for course attendees to ask questions of the instructor(s) and receive responses in a timely manner. Such courses may be presented through video conferencing technologies or interactive computer based applications.

(b) Online Hours Allowed. A licensee may elect to obtain all continuing education hours through online attendance continuing education courses.

(c) No continuing education course may be repeated for credit within the same biennium.

Chiropractic Physician: CE Requirements for License Renewal

Florida License Renewal, every two years (biennium). Chiropractic Physicians are required to have 40 hours of CE.

Please see Rule 64B2-13.004, Florida Administrative Code for detailed information.

For Florida DCs certified in Acupuncture you will also need:

These 4 hours shall be obtained as part of the 40 hours required in each licensure biennium.

First Biennium Renewal: Chiropractic Physicians initially licensed in the biennium and renewing a license for the first time are required to complete the following:

Newly licensed Chiropractic Physicians are required to attend one (1) full day at a Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine meeting within the first 12 months of licensure. Licensees who reside out of the state may satisfy this requirement within (12) months after commencing treatment of patients in Florida.

Certified Chiropractic Physician Assistant (CCPA)
CE Requirements for License Renewal

Certified Chiropractic Physician Assistant (CCPA) are required to have 24 hours of CE

First Biennium Renewal: Chiropractic Physician Assistants licensed within the biennium and renewing a license for the first time are required to complete two (2) hours of medical errors and three (3) hours of HIV/AIDS