§461J-3 Exemptions. (a) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit any person from acting within the scope of a license issued to that person under any other law; provided that the person shall not claim to be a physical therapist or a physical therapist assistant, or that the person is performing physical therapy or physical therapy services.
(b) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit students in an educational program for physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, or physical therapist support personnel from participating in activities that are conducted as part of the educational program and are under the guidance and direct supervision of a licensed physical therapist.
(c) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit a person licensed as a physical therapist or as a physical therapist assistant in another state or foreign country from practicing physical therapy in this State if the person is part of an educational demonstration or instructional program or seminar sponsored by an educational institution, hospital, medical care program, the Hawaii Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association, or any other similar person or group, for the duration of the program or seminar and confined to the purpose of the program or seminar.
(d) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit an individual from acting as an athletic trainer under chapter 436H.
(e) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant who is practicing in the United States Armed Services, United States Public Health Service, or Department of Veteran Affairs pursuant to federal regulations for state licensure of healthcare providers from practicing as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant; provided that if the person, while federally employed as a physical therapist or a physical therapist assistant, engages in the practice of physical therapy outside the course and scope of the person's federal employment, the person shall be required to obtain a license in accordance with this chapter.
(f) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit a physical therapist who is licensed in a jurisdiction of the United States or another country from engaging in the practice of physical therapy if that person by contract or employment is providing physical therapy to individuals affiliated with or employed by established athletic teams, athletic organizations, or performing arts companies that temporarily practice, compete, or perform in the State for no more than sixty days in a calendar year. [L 1985, c 276, pt of §1; am L 1986, c 140, §2; am L 1987, c 59, §1; am L 1995, c 123, §1; am L 2013, c 220, §4]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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