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 2359
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.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [000728]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 9/5/2007 9/5/2007
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
4136 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/25/2007.
4502 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/03/2008.
4909 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/30/2009.
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.