Last Update: 9/22/15

Chapter 246-915 WAC

PHYSICAL THERAPISTS AND PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANTS

WAC Sections

Definitions.
Physical therapist and physical therapist assistant examinations.
Examination.
Licensure by endorsementApplicants from approved schools.
Reinstatement.
Application due date.
Temporary permitsIssuance and duration.
Interim permits.
Continuing competency.
Suicide assessment training standards.
Approved physical therapy schools.
Approved physical therapist assistant schools.
AIDS education and training.
Physical therapist applicants from unapproved schools.
Initial evaluationReferralNonreferralRecommendationsFollow-up.
Personnel identification.
Professional conduct principles.
Unprofessional conductSexual misconduct.
Standards for appropriateness of physical therapy care.
Use of telehealth in the practice of physical therapy.
Division of feesRebatingFinancial interestEndorsement.
Physical therapy records.
Mandatory reportingGeneral provisions.
Mandatory reportingPhysical therapists.
Health care institutions and home health agenciesMandatory reporting.
Physical therapy associations or societiesMandatory reporting.
Health care service contractors and disability insurance carriersMandatory reporting.
Professional liability carriersMandatory reporting.
CourtsMandatory reporting.
State and federal agenciesMandatory reporting.
Philosophy governing voluntary substance abuse monitoring programs.
Terms used in WAC 246-915-300 through 246-915-330.
Approval of substance abuse monitoring programs.
Participation in approved substance abuse monitoring program.
Adjudicative proceedings.
Inactive credential.
Sharp debridement education and training.
Electroneuromyographic examinations education and training.
Spinal manipulationEndorsement. (Effective July 1, 2015, until June 30, 2020.)
Spinal manipulationEndorsement. (Effective July 1, 2020.)
Spinal manipulationClinical supervisor. (Effective July 1, 2015, until June 30, 2020.)
Physical therapy fees and renewal cycle.
Physical therapist assistant fees and renewal cycle.
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS CHAPTER
246-915-015
Examination appeal procedures. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023. WSR 92-08-039 (Order 259B), § 246-915-015, filed 3/24/92, effective 4/24/92; WSR 91-05-094 (Order 144B), § 246-915-015, filed 2/20/91, effective 3/23/91.] Repealed by WSR 92-16-082 (Order 294B), filed 8/4/92, effective 9/4/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023.
246-915-060
Applications. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023. WSR 91-02-011 (Order 103B), recodified as § 246-915-060, filed 12/21/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023(3). WSR 88-23-014 (Order PM 789), § 308-42-090, filed 11/7/88.] Repealed by WSR 98-05-060, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280.
246-915-080
Renewal of license. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023. WSR 93-04-081 (Order 328B), § 246-915-080, filed 2/1/93, effective 3/4/93; WSR 91-05-094 (Order 144B), § 246-915-080, filed 2/20/91, effective 3/23/91; WSR 91-02-011 (Order 103B), recodified as § 246-915-080, filed 12/21/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023(3). WSR 89-21-008, § 308-42-120, filed 10/6/89, effective 11/6/89; WSR 88-23-014 (Order PM 789), § 308-42-120, filed 11/7/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023. WSR 84-03-055 (Order PL 455), § 308-42-120, filed 1/18/84. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.140. WSR 80-04-057 (Order 337), § 308-42-120, filed 3/24/80.] Repealed by WSR 97-20-103, filed 9/29/97, effective 10/30/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280.
246-915-090
Change of address or nameNotification of department. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023. WSR 94-05-014 (Order 403B), § 246-915-090, filed 2/4/94, effective 3/7/94; WSR 91-02-011 (Order 103B), recodified as § 246-915-090, filed 12/21/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023(3). WSR 89-21-009, § 308-42-121, filed 10/6/89, effective 11/6/89.] Repealed by WSR 97-20-103, filed 9/29/97, effective 10/30/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280.
246-915-150
Physical therapist assistant and physical therapy aide supervision ratio. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023. WSR 92-08-039 (Order 259B), § 246-915-150, filed 3/24/92, effective 4/24/92; WSR 91-05-094 (Order 144B), § 246-915-150, filed 2/20/91, effective 3/23/91; WSR 91-02-011 (Order 103B), recodified as § 246-915-150, filed 12/21/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 85-11-049 (Order PL 531), § 308-42-136, filed 5/16/85.] Repealed by WSR 05-09-046, filed 4/18/05, effective 5/19/05. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.74 RCW.
246-915-160
Responsibilities of supervision. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023 (3), (6) and (7). WSR 04-13-052, § 246-915-160, filed 6/11/04, effective 7/12/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023. WSR 94-05-014 (Order 403B), § 246-915-160, filed 2/4/94, effective 3/7/94; WSR 91-05-094 (Order 144B), § 246-915-160, filed 2/20/91, effective 3/23/91; WSR 91-02-011 (Order 103B), recodified as § 246-915-160, filed 12/21/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 84-13-057 (Order PL 471), § 308-42-140, filed 6/19/84.] Repealed by WSR 08-17-026, filed 8/13/08, effective 8/13/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023.
246-915-170
Special requirements for physical therapist assistant utilization. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023. WSR 91-05-094 (Order 144B), § 246-915-170, filed 2/20/91, effective 3/23/91; WSR 91-02-011 (Order 103B), recodified as § 246-915-170, filed 12/21/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023(3). WSR 89-19-007 (Order PM 859), § 308-42-145, filed 9/8/89, effective 10/9/89. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023. WSR 84-17-032 (Order PL 477), § 308-42-145, filed 8/8/84.] Repealed by WSR 05-09-046, filed 4/18/05, effective 5/19/05. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.74 RCW.
246-915-995
Waiver of examinationPhysical therapist assistants. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023. WSR 08-17-026, § 246-915-995, filed 8/13/08, effective 8/13/08.] Repealed by WSR 15-06-013, filed 2/23/15, effective 3/26/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.74.023 and 18.74.038.
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