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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
Board
Board of Physical Therapy
chapter
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physical Therapy [18 VAC 112 ‑ 20]
Action:
Periodic review
 
General Information
Action Summary Clarify and simplify definitions and requirements for trainees and for foreign-trained applicants, specify the additional clinical training or course work required to retake the examination after three failures, add evidence of competency for licensure by endorsement, clarify the responsibilities of physical therapist in the evaluation and discharge of a patient and in the supervision of physical therapist assistants or other personnel, and modify the requirements for renewal or reinstatement of licensure. The Board will consider the addition of provisions on standards of professional practice and grounds for unprofessional conduct.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [000728]
Result of Periodic Review Dated 9/5/2007 9/5/2007
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
4136 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 7/25/2007.
4502 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/3/2008.
4909 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/30/2009.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Corie Tillman Wolf  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: ptboard@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-4674    FAX: (804)527-4413    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.