- 2 hours of Ethics
- 4 hours of Basic Life Support (Can be taken online, as long as the course is comparable to, or more advanced than, The American Heart Association's Basic Life Support Health Care Provider course. To be comparable you must include a hand on skills demonstration with a certified instructor. This is referred to as a blended course. Course participants are issued a wallet certification card to be used as proof of completion.
Learn what's required for your physical therapy license in California
This physical therapy licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Physical Therapy Board of California. We recommend you contact the Physical Therapy Board of California for more detailed information or changes.
If you obtain physical therapy licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.
Sacramento, CA 95815
Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.