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Examination.

(1) The examination acceptable to and approved for use under the provisions of RCW 18.74.035 shall be the examination for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants as reviewed and approved by the board of physical therapy. A passing score is considered to be one of the following:
(a) Beginning November 8, 1995, the criterion referenced passing point recommended by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy for the examination approved by the board. The passing point shall be set to equal a scaled score of 600 based on a scale ranging from 200 to 800.
(b) Beginning February 28, 1991, through July 12, 1995, not less than sixty-eight percent of the raw score for the examination approved by the board; or
(c) Prior to February 28, 1991, not less than sixty percent raw score on each of the three examination parts for the examination approved by the board.
(2) If a candidate fails to receive a passing score on the examination, he or she will be required to retake the examination.
(3) Where necessary, applicant's score will be rounded off to the nearest whole number.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023. WSR 08-17-026, § 246-915-030, filed 8/13/08, effective 8/13/08; WSR 96-13-008, § 246-915-030, filed 6/6/96, effective 6/7/96; WSR 92-16-082 (Order 294B), § 246-915-030, filed 8/4/92, effective 9/4/92; WSR 91-14-006 (Order 178B), § 246-915-030, filed 6/21/91, effective 7/22/91; WSR 91-05-094 (Order 144B), § 246-915-030, filed 2/20/91, effective 3/23/91; WSR 91-02-011 (Order 103B), recodified as § 246-915-030, filed 12/21/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.74 RCW. WSR 90-16-070 (Order 074), § 308-42-045, filed 7/30/90, effective 8/30/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023. WSR 86-19-063 (Order PM 619), § 308-42-045, filed 9/16/86; WSR 84-17-032 (Order PL 477), § 308-42-045, filed 8/8/84. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.020. WSR 83-05-032 (Order PL 426), § 308-42-045, filed 2/10/83; WSR 81-19-071 (Order PL 384), § 308-42-045, filed 9/15/81; Order PL 191, § 308-42-045, filed 5/29/75.]
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