§461J-2 Practice of physical therapy; qualifications. (a) No person shall practice physical therapy gratuitously or for pay, offer to practice physical therapy, offer physical therapy or physical therapy services, or represent, advertise, or announce, either publicly or privately, that the person is a physical therapist or physiotherapist, unless the person is appropriately licensed under this chapter.
(b) No person shall use, in connection with the person's name or business, the words "licensed physical therapist", "physical therapist", or "physiotherapist", or the letters "RPT", "LPT", "DPT", "PT", or any other words, letters, abbreviations, or insignia indicating or implying that the person is a physical therapist, unless the person is appropriately licensed as a physical therapist under this chapter.
(c) No person shall use the title "physical therapist assistant", the letters "PTA", or any other words, abbreviations, or insignia in connection with that person's name to indicate or imply, directly or indirectly, that the person is a physical therapist assistant unless that person is appropriately licensed as a physical therapist assistant under this chapter.
(d) No person shall practice as a physical therapist or as a physical therapist assistant, except as licensed pursuant to this chapter and under the administrative rules determined by the board in accordance with chapter 91. [L 1985, c 276, pt of §1; am L 2013, c 220, §3]Section: Previous 461j-1 461j-2 461j-2.3 461j-2.5 461j-3 461j-4 461j-5 461j-6 461j-7 461j-7.5 461j-8 461j-9 461j-10 461j-10.1 461j-10.11 Next
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