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Physical Therapy Continuing Education Course

Part I: Law Review

Lecture Name

Part I: Law Review     $37.50

This lecture is part of the following course:
A Practical Approach to CA PT Law, 2011


This course meets the continuing competency requirement for ethics, laws and regulations for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants in the state of California. It is designed to provide a practicing knowledge of the laws governing physical therapy. At the end of the course, the therapist will be able to apply the legal standards to common clinical situations.

Contact Hours: 1.00


Difficulty: Intermediate

Goals & Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Identify how an idea becomes a law;
  2. Identify the composition of the PT Board of California;
  3. Define direct access in California;
  4. Describe the requirements for clinical supervision of PT aides and PT assistants;
  5. Describe the clinical supervision of foreign trained therapists;
  6. Describe the clinical supervision of students;
  7. Describe the process of licensure suspension, revocation and reinstatement;
  8. Define a professional corporation as per the PT Practice Act;
  9. Describe the Knox-Moscone Professional Corporations Act;
  10. Describe the requirements for a physical therapist to practice Kinesiological and Electroneuromyography EMG;
  11. Describe the regulations surrounding the application of topical medications by physical therapists.

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