The Pain Management rule has changed as a result of the passage of HB 2078 (2021) Licensees must complete the 1 hour course starting 2022 and must demonstrate completion starting with 2024 RENEWALS.
339-020-0015 CE on Pain Management
(1) Beginning in 2022, all applicants for license renewal must complete the <(1 hour)> Oregon Pain Management Commission's pain management course during each license cycle.
(2) Beginning in 2024, as part of the renewal process, all applicants for renewal must demonstrate completion of the Oregon Pain Management Commission's pain management course in a format prescribed by the Board during every license renewal.
(3) This required CE on pain management may also be used towards satisfying the Occupational Therapy CE requirement under OAR 339-020-0010.
Per HB 2078 (2021), the Pain Management Commission will update the course biennially.
Go to the Pain Commission for more information:
Link to the required Pain Management module:
For step-by-step instructions for entering your pain management course into the license portal: click here.
Link to IASP Curriculum Outline on Pain for Occupational
certificate in case you are audited for CE.
· Pain CE
taken as a student does not count - you must be a licensed OT or OTA and complete the