Recognized Approval Agency for the California and District of Columbia Board of Physical Therapy
How long does the CERS approval process take?
Processing of applications is typically 7-14 days.
What is the CERS refund policy for submitted applications?
Once payment for a CE Provider application has been processed, there are no refunds. If your CE Provider Application is incomplete, CERS will contact you to request additional information.
Do you approve courses retroactively for California?
Yes, CERS is authorized to approve course retroactively. CE Providers must meet the record retention requirements of 1399.96 to apply for retroactive approval.
How long is an approval valid?
CE course approvals are valid for 1 or 2 years based on the CE Provider Application that was submitted. Course approvals are based on a calendar year and are valid from January 1 through December 31. A new application must be submitted once the course expires.
How do I Read My CERS Approval Number?
CERS #20-10001-1. Course approved in 2020 was issued # 10001. Valid for 1 year.
CERS #20-10002-2. Course approved in 2020 was issued # 10002. Valid for 2 years.
Do you approve CPR courses for California?