Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Physical Therapy
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physical Therapy [18 VAC 112 ‑ 20]
Periodic review
Action 5228
General Information
Action Summary The Board intends to consider amendments to ensure more clarity in supervision of students and trainees, facilitate renewal or return to practice for some PTs with inactive or lapsed licenses, coordinate rules for foreign-trained applicants with requirements of FSBPT for approval to sit for the licensing examination, recognize PT licensure in Canada as qualification for endorsement, and expand the approval of entities that may offer or accredit continuing education.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005968]
Associated Petitions for Rulemaking Recognition of NSCA as CE provider
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 12/17/2018
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8538 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/12/2019.
8722 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/03/2020.
9053 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 04/30/2021.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Corie Tillman Wolf  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4674    FAX: (804)527-4413    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.