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Continuing Education

Continuing Education (CE) Requirements
24 Hours Total are Required for Medical Physicists

Required Subject AreaRequired Number of HoursImportant Information
General Hours21
Medical Error2

CE Requirements for First Time Renewal
  • A Medical Physicists renewing a license for the first time has the same requirements as listed above

CE Reporting Information

Board Rule Approved Providers
  • American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)
  • American College of Radiology (ACR)
  • American College of Medical Physics (ACMP)
  • Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (COMP)
  • Health Physics Society (HPS)
  • Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Radiological Society of North American (RSNA)
  • American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP)

Other Methods of Obtaining Continuing Education per Biennium
  • Individual physicists licensed by the State of Florida can claim a one-time credit per program for an approved program of which they are the presenter

Helpful Information
  • If you are licensed in more than one of the categories below you are only required to have 24 hours as stated above:
    Diagnostic Radiological Physicists
    Therapeutic Radiological Physicists
    Medical Nuclear Radiological Physicists
    Medical Health Physicists
  • Physicists-in-training  renew annually. 12 hours of continuing education is required annually which should include 2 hours of medical errors. (See Rule Chapter 64B23-7, Florida Administrative Code)

The Department of Health will now verify a practitioners continuing education records in the electronic tracking system at the time of license renewal. Please visit for more information. For information on continuing education requirements please review Rule 64B23-2,F.A.C.