Helpful hints

  • Complete application with all appropriate supporting materials:
  • Objectives need to be behavioral and measurable – use this website as a guide: 

https://www.apa.org/ed/sponsor/resources/objectives.pdf

http://www.sbm.org/UserFiles/file/ObjectiveVerbs.pdf

  • References should be current (within past 5 years) and PEER REVIEWED
  • Please include course schedule and break times for accurate CEHs granted. 
  • One course title and hours earned per application: Courses offered in a series must be submitted separately (attendees register for courses separately). 
  • Courses offered congruently on the same day and sponsored by one company / location (i.e. – symposiums, Annual Conference) must be submitted separately.
  • The review will not begin until payment is received.

Checks made out to APTAMA and credit cards accepted, above.

Checks mailed to APTAMA, PO Box 459, Tolland, CT 06084

  • Applications will not be accepted if the course has already occurred.
  • Application review will take approximately 3 weeks. Incomplete applications can be delayed.
  • Once approval is granted, you will receive the letter electronically. This course approval is good for one year from approval date. (See below for renewal process) When your course is approved through APTAMA, you are entitled to a FREE listing on the APTAMA web site. 

 

Credit for Shortened Version of Approved Course

If you would like to offer a shortened version of an approved course (6 hours approved but would like to offer a 3 hour version), please do the following:

  1. Complete application form – include title and hours of shortened version
  2. Please send to APTAMA, PTCEUapproval@gmail.com
  3. Objectives of shortened version must correlate with objectives of approved course
  4. Original Course schedule
  5. Shortened Course schedule Please include a $50 processing fee. Shortened course may use same references and instructors listed in initial approval Course Renewal.

If you are renewing a course that previously received APTAMA approval, you may submit a streamlined application by submitting any changes to the course and confirm that references are within 5 years.