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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

The Board of Physical Therapy Practice is composed of how many members?

7 members

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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

Who appoints the members of the Board of Physical Therapy Practice?

the Governor and subject to confirmation by the Senate.

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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

Who are the 7 members of the Board?

  • Five board members shall be licensed physical therapists in good standing in this state who are residents of this state and who have been engaged in the practice of physical therapy for at least 4 years immediately prior to their appointment.
    • One licensed physical therapist board member may be a full-time faculty member teaching in a physical therapy curriculum in an educational institution in this state.
  • The two remaining members shall be residents of this state who have never been licensed health care practitioners.

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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

As the terms of the members expire, the Governor shall appoint successors for terms of {how many years?}, and such members shall serve until their successors are appointed.

4 years

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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

Powers and duties of the Board of Physical Therapy Practice

  • The board may administer oaths, summon witnesses, take testimony in all matters relating to its duties under this chapter, establish or modify minimum standards of practice of physical therapy as defined in s. 486.021, including, but not limited to, standards of practice for the performance of dry needling by physical therapists, and adopt rules pursuant to ss. 120.536(1) and 120.54 to implement this chapter.
  • The board may also review the standing and reputability of any school or college offering courses in physical therapy and whether the courses of such school or college in physical therapy meet the standards established by the appropriate accrediting agency referred to in s. 486.031(3)(a). In determining the standing and reputability of any such school and whether the school and courses meet such standards, the board may investigate and personally inspect the school and courses.

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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

Continuing education requirements

24 hours every 2 years

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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

one contact hour (continuing education) is how many minutes?

50 min

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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

One half contact hour shall consist of

twenty-five clock

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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

One continuing educational unit (CEU) shall be considered equivalent to ______ contact hours.

10

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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

Acceptable subject areas for physical therapy continuing education include...

  • professional ethics
  • clinical education
  • clinical practice
  • clinical research
  • clinical management
  • clinical science
  • Florida law relating to physical therapy
  • basic sciences
  • risk management ( 5 hours)
  • HIV/AIDS (minimum 1 hour, max 3 hours)

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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

No more than _____ of courses in risk management shall be accepted within a biennium.

five contact hours

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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

Up to ____ contact hours in HIV/AIDS education may be included in the 24 contact hours.

three

(minimum one hour)

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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

Up to ____ contact hours in prevention of medical errors education may be included in the 24 contact hours.

three

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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

The Board will accept up to ______ contact hours for home study during a biennium.

twelve

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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

Course instructors providing continuing education to licensees under this chapter shall receive up to ___ contact hours credit per biennium.

 

six

 

This shall be awarded on a contact hour for each contact hour presented. However, instructors teaching their normal course of instruction shall not be granted contact hours toward their continuing education.

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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

Clinical Instructors shall receive one contact hour for every _____ hours of clinical internship limited to a maximum of 6 contact hours per instructor per bienium.

 

 

160 hourse

Clinical instructors must be credentialed by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) to receive clinical continuing education credits.

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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

True or False:

Courses sponsored by a program in physical therapy at a college or university which provides a curriculum for training physical therapists or physical therapist assistants accredited by United States Department of Education are valid CEUs

True

One credit hour is the equivalent of one contact hour.

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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

True or False

Courses sponsored or approved by the American Physical Therapy Association are not valid CEUs

False

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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

True or False

Attendance at Florida Board meetings where disciplinary cases are being heard if the licensee is not on the agenda or appearing for another purpose are valid CEUs

True

The number of risk management contact hours for such attendance is based on the definition of contact hour as set forth in subsection

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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

Former Board members who serve on the Board’s Probable Cause Panel shall receive ___ contact hours of continuing education risk management credit per biennium for their service on the Panel.

five

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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

True or False:

 

Licensees who file DOH form #DH-MQA 1144, “Application Materials For The Florida Laws and Rules Examination,”  incorporated herein by reference, and take and pass the Florida laws and rules examination shall receive two (2) hours of continuing education per biennium.

True

 

The continuing education credit shall be awarded only for the biennium in which the examination was taken and passed. Continuing education credit shall not be awarded to licensees who take and pass the examination as a result of a disciplinary proceeding or as a board ordered condition of initial licensure or reinstatement.

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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

exceptions for licensees from the continuing education requirements:

  1. involving long term personal illness or illness involving a close relative or person for whom the licensee has care-giving responsibilities
  2. where the licensee can demonstrate that the required course(s) are not reasonably available
  3. other demonstrated economic, technological or legal hardships that substantially relate to the ability to perform or complete the continuing education requirements.

Licensees requesting an exception from continuing education requirements must provide the Board with documentation supporting the claim of emergency or hardship that is the basis of the request.

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Board of Physical Therapy Powers and Duties (2 items)

The licensee must retain such receipts, vouchers, certificates, or other papers as may be necessary to document completion of the appropriate continuing education offerings listed on the renewal form for a period of not less than ____ years from the date the offering was taken.

four