Continuing Education Approvals

Many professionals caring for the older adult population are required by state and federal laws to have a certain number of continuing education credit hours per year.  These professionals can acquire needed continuing education credit hours by taking professional level online modules through the SUNSET program. 

Participants will receive continuing education credit for each SUNSET module from the Office of Geriatrics and Interprofessional Aging Studies, The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Notation is indicated on the certificate of completion which can be presented to your professional organization for consideration toward required licensure continuing education credit.

For individuals who are eligible (as determined by a specific board), specific SUNSET modules have been pre-approved for one (1) hour of continuing education credit from The Counselor, Social Work & Marriage and Family Therapist Board of Ohio (CSWMFTB) and/or the State of Ohio Board of Executives of Long Term Services and Supports (BELTSS). Approvals will be documented on the certificant of completion where applicable. 

Modules approved by The Counselor, Social Work & Marriage and Family Therapist Board of Ohio for eligible candidates:

  • Facing Mortality (Core Module)
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Communication Skills
  • Cultural Competence
  • Decision-Making at End of Life
  • Ethics and End of Life Care
  • Families and End of Life Care
  • Grief and Loss
  • Normal Aging and Dying

These modules are not approved for continuing education credit by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board:

  • Mental Health at the End-of-Life
  • Spirituality

Please confirm with CSWMFTB that you are eligible to earn continuing education credit from this licensing board.

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Modules approved by the State of Ohio Board of Executives of Long Term Services and Supports (BELTSS) for eligible candidates:

  • Facing Mortality (Core Module)
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Communication Skills
  • Cultural Competence
  • Decision-Making at End of Life
  • Ethics and End of Life Care
  • Families and End of Life Care
  • Grief and Loss
  • Mental Health Considerations at the End of Life
  • Normal Aging and Dying
  • Spirituality

BELTSS accepts 10 hours of online self-study and webinar CEUs annually.

Please confirm with BELTSS that you are eligible to earn continuing education credit from this licensing board.‚Äč

*You must indicate that you are a member of BELTSS in your profile and provide your LNHA license number to receive CEU credit.