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WAC 246-915-078

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Interim permits.

An applicant who has not previously taken the physical therapy examination or an applicant who has not previously held an interim or temporary permit in Washington or another state, may be eligible for an interim permit under RCW 18.74.075 upon submission of the following:
(1) Payment of the application fee;
(2) Evidence of having obtained a physical therapy degree from a board approved school;
(3) Completed a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant license application on which the applicant:
(a) Requests to receive an interim permit;
(b) Provides the name, location and telephone number of his or her place of employment;
(c) Provides the name and license number of his or her licensed supervising physical therapist; and
(d) Provides written confirmation from the licensed supervising physical therapist attesting that he or she will:
(i) Ensure that a licensed physical therapist will remain on the premises at all times to provide "graduate supervision" as specified in RCW 18.74.075;
(ii) Report to the board any change in supervision or any change in location where services are provided;
(iii) Ensure that the holder of the interim permit wears identification showing his or her clinical title and/or role in the facility as a graduate physical therapist; and
(iv) Ensure that the holder of the interim permit ceases practice immediately upon notification of examination failure; or
(v) Ensure that the holder of the interim permit obtains his or her physical therapist or physical therapist assistant license immediately upon notification of having passed the examination.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023. WSR 08-17-026, § 246-915-078, filed 8/13/08, effective 8/13/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023 (3), (6) and (7). WSR 04-13-052, § 246-915-078, filed 6/11/04, effective 7/12/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023. WSR 94-05-014 (Order 403B), § 246-915-078, filed 2/4/94, effective 3/7/94.]