(a)  Each licensee shall complete 12 credit hours of continuing education training during each two year renewal period.

(b)  Credit shall be given only for classes that have been approved by the Board as set forth in Rule .1203 of this Section.

(c)  A licensee who attends a complete meeting of a regularly scheduled meeting of the Board shall receive two credit hours for each meeting that the licensee attends, with credit being given for a maximum of two meetings per year with no more than four credit hours per year and eight credit hours per renewal period.

(d)  No more than six hours of CEU credit shall be given during a renewal period for online courses. However, during a national or State declared state of emergency that restricts or prohibits a licensee from attending live continuing education courses or a meeting of the Board, all required hours may be obtained online and credit shall be given upon written request to the Director.

(e)  No course offering CEU credits may be taken for credit more than one time during a renewal period.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 74C-2; 74C-5; 74C-22;

Eff. February 1, 2010;

Amended Eff. May 1, 2014;

Transferred and Recodified from 12 NCAC 07D .1302 Eff. July 1, 2015;

Emergency Amendment May 6, 2020;

Readopted Eff. July 1, 2020;

Emergency Amendment Eff. May 6, 2020;

Temporary Amendment Eff. July 24, 2020;

Temporary Amendment Expired May 14, 2021;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2022.