Tennessee physical therapists and physical therapy assistants are required to participate in a two hour course on the laws that affect the practice of physical therapy in Tennessee. This course reviews various legal authorities which impact the practice of physical therapy in Tennessee.
Course created on July 29, 2015
Course Type: Text/Transcript
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/0.2; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- The participant will be able to explain how to access the most recent TN Physical Therapy Practice Act
- The participant will be able to identify at least two statues that affect the practice of physical therapy in Tennessee
- The participant will be able to describe the role of regulations on the practice of physical therapy in Tennessee
- The participant will be able to explain the role of the attorney general in publishing opinions affecting the practice of physical therapy in Tennessee
- The participant will be able to describe the role of the Board of Physical Therapy in the practice of physical therapy in Tennessee
|0-75 Minutes||Tennessee State Code and Statutes relating to Physical Therapy|
|75-110 Minutes||Tennessee Regulations|
|110-120 Minutes||Tennessee Board of Physical Therapy Policy Statements, Attorney General Opinions, Administrative Hearings and TN Cases|
Calista Kelly, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT, CEEAA
Managing Editor, PhysicalTherapy.com
Calista holds a master’s degree in physical therapy from St. Ambrose University and a doctorate degree (DPT) from the University of Mississippi. She attained a credentialing certificate from the McKenzie Institute in 2011 and the CEEAA credential in 2014 from the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy of the American Physical Therapy Association. With more than 17 years of experience, she has worked as a clinician in a variety of settings including ICU, outpatient orthopedics/sports medicine, neuro, SNF/LTC, LTACH, wound care, home health and pediatrics.
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IL Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor
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Tennessee Physical Therapy Association
This course is offered for 0.2 contact hours by the Tennessee Physical Therapy Association.
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