Chapter 18.74 RCW


Purpose of chapter.
Consultation with health care practitioner not required for certain treatments.
Referral to health care practitionersWhen required.
Board createdMembersStaff assistanceCompensation and travel expenses.
BoardPowers and duties.
Standards for appropriateness of physical therapy careViolation.
Application of Uniform Disciplinary Act.
Qualifications of applicants.
QualificationsMilitary training and experience.
ExaminationsScopeTime and place.
Physical therapist assistantsWaiver of examination.
Licensure by endorsement.
LicensesIssuance to persons licensed or registered before July 24, 1983.
Renewal of license.
LicensesInactive statusFees.
Interim permits.
Types of advertising prohibited.
False advertisingUse of name and wordsLicense requiredProsecutions of violations.
False advertisingInjunctions.
Record of proceedingsRegister.
Construction of chapterActivities not prohibitedUse of letters or words in connection with name.
Construction of chapterHealth carrier contracts with physical therapist assistants.
Insurance coverage and benefits not required or regulated.
Practice setting not restricted.
Unlawful activitiesPersons exempt from licensure under chapter.
Authorization to practiceReferral to appropriate practitionerStandards of ethicsElectroneuromyographic examinationsAuthorization to purchase, store, and administer certain drugs or medication.
Professional and legal responsibilitySupervision of assistive personnel.
Spinal manipulationEndorsement.
Physical Therapy Licensure Compact.
Physical therapy licensure compactCompact privilegeFees.
Physical therapy licensure compactCriminal history information.
Effective dates2007 c 98.
Health professions accountFees creditedRequirements for biennial budget requestUnappropriated funds: RCW 43.70.320.
Lien of doctors: Chapter 60.44 RCW.
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