Continuing Education for Speech Pathology, Audiology, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Nursing, Mental Health, Special Education & other Health Care Professionals

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can take your courses?
Therapists, teachers, counselors, nurses, physicians and parents take our courses. It is the responsibility of the participant to contact their specific licensing boards for information on continuing education requirements. Please check the detailed course page for specific certifications. Some boards may also have a limit on the amount of self study units that you are able to take. You will be able to print a copy of the CE certificate at the end of each course. It is recommended that you keep a copy of this certificate to show that you have completed the necessary requirements.
How Do I Get ASHA Credit?
OnlineCEUs.com is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. ASHA approval of CE Provider status does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures. In order to receive ASHA credit you must complete the course, pass the assessment test with 80% accuracy and fill out the evaluation form. Your information will be transferred to an ASHA CEU Participant Form. ASHA Participant Forms are sent to ASHA on a quarterly basis.
How do I know if my state speech pathology board accepts your online courses?
Since we are an ASHA provider, most state speech pathology licensing boards accept our courses. It is recommended that you contact your state board in regard to how many self study continuing education units you are allowed because some have a limit on the amount that you are able to take. You will be able to print a copy of the CE certificate at the end of each course. It is recommended that you keep a copy of the certificate to show that you completed the necessary requirements.
How long do I have to complete a course?
You may log in and out as many times as you?d like. The courses are designed to be done at your convenience. The course will be considered completed on the day you print your certificate. You will have 60 days to complete the course.
Do I need to pass a test?
Yes, you will need to complete the test and the evaluation before receiving credit for the course. Once you have finished the lessons, you will be presented with a multiple choice/true false test with 10 or 20 questions. You will need to receive 80% in order to pass the test. You will be allowed to take the test again until you receive the passing score of 80% if needed, but you will be presented with a different set of questions.
Will I get a certificate to show my licensing board?
Yes. You will be able to print your certificate immediately upon passing the test with 80% accuracy and completion of the evaluation. Your certificate will show the title, number of CEUs, date of completion, and certifications of the provider.
I've never taken an on-line course before. What should I expect?
Once you have registered for a course you will be presented with lessons that display the course content in an organized lesson format with a multiple choice/true false test and an evaluation form at the end. Click on the continue and previous arrows to navigate through the course. The course outline will allow you to check your progress in the course. Click on the Help and Support button for more options. The Repository section may contain extra learning material for the course.
What are the computer requirements for these courses?
Cookies and JavaScript must be enabled or turned on for the course to display properly in your browser. The courses are best viewed with Internet Explorer version 4 and above. Although Internet Explorer is recommended, you may also use Netscape Navigator version 4 or above. PDF files may be included in this course in the reference materials. You may view these files through the Adobe Acrobat Reader program. If you do not already have this product, you may download it for free at: Adobe Acrobat Reader.

I'm having trouble seeing the course. What can I do?
You will want to maximize your browser window for proper viewing of a course by clicking on the square next to the X at the top right corner of the browser window. maximize browser
Can I print the course?
Yes. To print/download the course, click on the Repository tab in the left column. Then click on the pdf file. After it loads, use your browser’s menu to save the file to your computer or to print.
How can I increase the type / font size in my browser?
Change your browser’s type size using one of the methods below.

Keyboard shortcuts:

  • In Windows, to change your browser's font size, use the following keyboard shortcuts:
    • Increase: Ctrl-plus sign (+) or Ctrl-equals sign (=)
    • Decrease: Ctrl-minus sign (-)
    • Return to default font size: Ctrl-0 (zero)
  • In Mac OS X, use the Commandkey instead of Ctrl.
  • Adjust the browser font
    • Internet Explorer
      1. From the View menu, select Text Size.
      2. From the drop-down menu, select the desired size (from Largest to Smallest).
    • Firefox
      From the View menu, select Zoom, and then Zoom In or Zoom Out. Repeat as necessary.
How can I resize the screen of my course?
Grab the bar with your mouse at the bottom of the course screen and pull in the direction to resize the page. See the example below.

Resize Screen