*PTBC California Law Exam

Members of the Board

1) 1 PT involved in PT education,
2) 3 PTs with 5 years experience,
3) 3 public members who aren't licentiates of the board or any other medical board (CA citizen, not school faculty)

Priority of the Board

Protection of the public

Terms of Serving on the Board

1) Appointed 4 years, exp. on June 1
2) 1 public and 4 PT members appt'd by governor
3) Cannot serve more than 2 consecutive terms

Qualifications of Public Members

1) Be a citizen of CA.
2) Shall not be an officer or faculty member of any college in PT education.
3) Shall not be a licentiate of the Medical Board of CA

Meetings

1 regular meeting annually in Sacramento, LA or SF

Duties of the Members of the Board

1) May inspect PT facilities
2) May review patient charts
3) Can suspend and revoke licenses (notice must be given)

How is this Chapter cited?

This chapter may be cited as the Physical Therapy Practice Act

Public Employees

PT consultants under contract for the board are considered a public employee

Definition of Physical Therapy

art and science of physical or corrective rehab of any bodily or mental condition of any person by use of physical, chemical or other properties of heat, light, water, electricity...active, passive and resistive exercise and shall include PT evals, treat

ARTICLE 2 General Provisions

The use of roentgen rays/radioactive materials or electricity for surgical purposes is not authorized

ARTICLE 2: General Provisions - Neuro Re-Education

1) Can perform tissue penetration for evaluation neuro performance
2) Must have authorization from MD
3) PT must be certified by the board
4) PT CANNOT develop or make diagnostic or prognostic interpretations of data obtained

Minimal Time that Patient Records must be kept for

7 years.
1) Patient records shall be kept for a period of no less than 7 years following the discharge of the patient
2) Records of unemancipated minors shall be kept at least 1 year after the minor has reached 18 years of age.

PTs cannot do what

1) PTs cannot diagnose disease
2) PTs cannot provide prognostic interpretation of data
3) PTs cannot prescribe medicines

PT Aide Duties & Regulations

1) Observation, transport, physical support only during gait training/transfers
2) Under direct, continuous and immediate PT supervision at all times

what does "patient-related task" mean

PT service rendered directly to a patient by an aide

what does "non-patient-related task" mean

Tasks related to observation of patient, transport, physical support only during gait training/transfers, housekeeping, clerical duties.

Who is allowed to use "P.T."and "D.P.T.

1) Only a licensed PT can use the letters "P.T."
2) A licensed PT who has received a doctoral degree in PT may use "D.P.T.

Accrediting Institution

Western Association of Schools & Colleges

PT Applicant Qualifications

1) Over 18 years old.
2) Completed schooling.
3) Not addicted to drugs/alcohol.
4) No crimes (constituting denial of license).

Examinations required before licensing

1) Laws & regulations to the practice of PT.
2) National Physical Therapy Examination

Requirements for Reciprocity Applicant

Requirements for being issued a license without a written examination
1) Licensed in another state deemed equal/higher than CA
2) Graduated PT Edu program
3) Files an app and meets requirements
4) May need oral exam if issued only a certificate
5) May per

Conditions of Graduate Practice as a PTLA

1) PTLA in effect until regular, renewable license is issued or licensure denied by board. Good for 90 days
2) Upon failure, licensee can no longer practice as a PTLA
3) PTLA is under direct and immediate supervision of PT

Minimal requirements for clinical experience in order to satisfy education requirements are:
a) Completed at least 18 weeks of full-time clinical experience w/ variety
b) Completed at least 24 weeks of full-time clinical experience w/ variety
c) Completed

a) Completed at least 18 weeks of full-time clinical experience w/ variety

What is a PT student's title during Clinical Internship

During internships, person shall be identified as "physical therapy student" or "physical therapy intern

Requirements for applying for license if foreign trained

1) If from a foreign school, submit docs to prove equivalence, pass written exam, complete 9 months clinical service
2) During those 9 months, can work as PTLA
3) Same req's apply to American student from non-accredited school

Supervision of PTA

1) 1 PT: 2PTAs
2) Board may permit more if adequate supervision available BUT
3) # of PTAs never exceeds 2X # of PTs
4) Onsite & adequate supervision

PTA - Qualifications

1) Successfully pass examination
2) Completed schooling.
3) Not addicted to drugs/alcohol.
4) No crimes (constituting denial of license).

Requirements for being issued a PTA license without a written examination

1) Licensed in another state deemed equal/higher than CA
2) Graduated PTA Edu program
3) Files an app and meets requirements

Violation of False Identity

-VIOLATION OF FALSE IDENTITY IS A MISDEMEANOR

Cause for Suspension of License

Can suspend for 12 months for:
-Wrongful ads, fraud, impersonating a PT
-Negligence, verbal/sexual harassment/abuse
-Habitual intemperance (alcholism)
-Not following infection control guidelines

Length of time license can be suspended

12 months

Requirements for issuance of a probationary license to applicants

A probationary license may be issued to any applicant for a license who is guilty of unprofessional conduct but has met all other requirements pending:
1) Psychiatric evaluation
2) Continuing medical or psychiatric treatment
3) Restriction of the type of

Time of Notification for Issuance of Public Letter of Reprimand

30 days.
1) The board shall notify licensee to issue letter 30 days in advance.
2) Licensee should agree to letter 15 days in advance

Purpose and Disclosure of Public Letter of Reprimand

1) Used for only minor violations
2) Disclosed to an inquiring member of the public
3) Posted on board's website

Recovery of Investigation & Prosecution costs

1) Licensee found guilty must pay the board the actual costs of litigation & prosecution of the case.
2) For a person with financial hardship, license may be reinstated for 1 year in order to assist with reimbursement.

Petitioning for reinstatement of Revoked License can occur after

Person whose license has been revoked can petition for reinstatement:
-After 3 years following Unprofessional Conduct penalty
-After 2 years of probation for Early termination of probation
-After 1 years of probation for Mental or physical illness
Petitio

Legislative Intent of Diversion Program

Board shall seek ways and means to identify & rehabilitate PTs and PTAs whose competency is impaired due to abuse of dangerous drugs or alcohol so that they may be treated & returned to the practice of PT

Composition of Diversion Program Board Members

-Diversion Evaluation Committee administers program
-Composed of 3 members
-Members have previous experience in substance abuse edu
-Board considers appt'ing MD certified in psych
-Term is 4 years

Duties of Diversion Program

1) Evaluate eligibility of PTs and PTAs
2) Evaluate those participating in program
3) Review & designate treatment facilities
4) Hold a general meeting at least twice a year to evaluate program's progress
5) Assess the return of participant in diversion p

Violations are a misdemeanor

Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable fine not exceeding $1000 or imprisonment in county jail <6 months or both

Required Continuing Ed to maintain license

Required to have 30 hours every 2 years

Reports to Fiscal Administration

The Board reports within 10 days of each calendar month to state controller:
- Accredited PT fund
- List of persons seeking to be licensed

When does the license expire? When must an expired license be renewed?

- License shall expire at midnight on the last day of birth month of licensee
- Notice of expiration given 60 days in advance
-Expired license may be renewed within 5 years

Fiscal Administration keeps records about licensee regarding:

-License Register:
1) Name of every licensee
2) Place of residence
3) Date and # of his/her license
4) Any disciplinary action

Fee Schedule for Application, Licensing & Renewal Fee

-Application fee: no more than $125
-Licensing fee: $150
-Renewal fee: $200

Definition of Physical Therapy Corporations

Corporation authorized to render PT services and are in compliance with the Moscone-Knox Professional Corporation Act

PT Corporation Name

The name of the PT corp should have "physical therapy" or "physical therapist" in it

Qualification of Directors & Officers of PT Corporation

Each shareholder/director/officer should be licensed PT (except secretary)

Income of PT Corporation

Shareholder rendered disqualified - does not get profit

Regulations of PT Corporation

Corp regulations should include bylaws of stock and adequate insurance coverage

Notice of Address/Name Change required within:

1) Each licensee must report any change in residence/name/email address to the Board no later than 30 days after change has occurred.

Information documented in Patient Records (by PT)

PT shall document & sign the following information:
1) Exam & Eval
2) Diagnosis/Prognosis
3) Interventions
4) Treatment plan & modification of POC
5) Each treatment provided by PT or PT aide
6) D/C summary

Information documented in Patient Records (by PTA)

PTA shall indicate in the patient record:
1) Date & nature of service provided
2) Name & title of any individual who provided such service

Identification Name Tag needed for PT Aide, Intern, & Applicant

All PT aides/apps/students must wear name tag with 18 point font

Identification & Supervision of Students & Interns

1) Students shall only be identified as physical therapist student/intern
2) Must wear identification tag
3) CI must provide ON SITE supervision
4) CI shall countersign all entries in the patient's record on the same day as patient related tasks were prov

Time given to pass NPTE before license application is denied

1 year.
Application for licensure can be denied when an applicant fails to pass the examination within 1 year from the date of original notice

Time given to pay initial license fee before application is considered abandoned

5 years.
An application is deemed abandoned if applicant fails to pay initial license fee within 5 years

Processing Time for PT applications

1) Shall inform applicant of complete application within 30 days
2) Inform applicant about completion of examination requirements within 60 days
3) Minimum processing time ~ 46 days
4) Median processing time ~ 88 days
5) Maximum processing time ~ 365 days

Clinical Service Requirements for Foreign Educated Applicants

1) At least one supervising PT (APTA certified) must be ONSITE in the same facility
2) Applicant must be evaluated using the PT CPI
3) Complete 9 months of clinicals
4) 3/9 mos of clinical service is waived if Law and Ethics course is taken
5) 1 month wai

Processing time for foreign applications

1) Shall inform applicant of complete application within 30 days
2) Inform applicant about completion of examination requirements within 150 days
3) Minimum processing time ~ 95 days
4) Medial processing time ~ 400 days
5) Maximum processing time ~ 550 da

Processing time for PTA Applications

1) Shall inform applicant of complete application within 30 days
2) Inform applicant about completion of examination requirements within 60 days
3) Minimum processing time ~ 67 days
4) Medial processing time ~ 127 days
5) Maximum processing time ~ 166 day

Supervision required for PTA

1) Supervising PT should be ONSITE
2) PT must provide "adequate supervision" including ability to communicate in person/on phone at all times
3) PT will periodically provide observation of pt care
4) PT will evaluate, treatment/goals and reveal
5) POC com

Duties of PTA

1) Notify the PT of record.
2) Document in patient record any change in patient's condition not within planned progress
3) Document any change in patient's general condition
4) Document date, service, name & title

When is Co-signature of PTA documentation needed

within 7 days.
1) Within 7 days of PTA care, PT shall review, cosign and date all documentation by PTA and conduct weekly case conference and document in record
2) Within 7 days of D/C, PT documents patient discharge along with signature and patient's res

Education considered 'equivalent training' for PTA

Education Equivalents for PTA's:
1) Military training in hospital and PTA course including min 550 hour of courses, 350 hours clinical experience
2) Combo of training and 36 mos of full-time work experience in PT, 30 semester of instruction, 18 mos PT wor

Supervision of PT Aide

Unlicensed person performing non-patient or patient related tasks
-Aide signs for patient related tasks with PT cosign
-PT in same facility, providing continuous, direct and immediate supervision
-Aide cannot soley treat patient

Function of PTLA

-PTLA provides PT services under IMMEDIATE & DIRECT supervision of PT
-Same day cosign with immediate supervision
-Supervising PT documents receipt of PTLA and records expiration date
-All duties cease if PTLA fails exam

Substantial Relationship Criteria for denial, suspension, or revocation of a license

Denial, suspension, or revocation of a license shall be considered if the person commits a crime that is substantially related to:
1) Conspiring to violate any term of the Physical Therapy Practice Act.
2) Fiscal dishonesty
3) Violating any term of the Me

Rehabilitation Criteria for Denial & Reinstatement of Licensure

When considering the DENIAL OF A LICENSE, criteria for evaluating the rehabilitation of the applicant and his/her present eligibility for a license are:
1) Nature & severity of the crime
2) Evidence of any act/crime committed after initial offense
3) Time

Rehabilitation Criteria for Suspensions or Revocations of Licensure

When considering the SUSPENSION/REVOCATION OF A LICENSE, criteria for evaluating the rehabilitation of the applicant and his/her present eligibility for a license are:
1) Nature & severity of the act
2) Total criminal record
3) Time that has elapsed since

Required Actions against Sex Offenders

If an individual is required to register as a sex offender, the proposed decision is to:
1) Revoke the individual's license
2) Not reinstate or reissue the individual's license

Provisions considered Unprofessional Conduct

The following provisions are considered "unprofessional conduct":
1) Prohibiting the other party from filing a complaint with the board
2) Asking the other party to withdraw the filed complaint
3) Prohibiting the other party from disclosing the nature of

Circumstances for Administrative Citations of $100-$2,500 fine

Circumstances for an administrative fine of $100-$2,500:
1) Good or bad faith of cited person
2) Nature/severity of violation
3) Evidence that violation was willful
4) History of violations
5) Extent of cited person's cooperation
6) Extent of cited person

Circumstances for Administrative Citations of $5,000 fine

Circumstances for an administrative fine of up to $5,000:
1) Violation presenting an immediate threat to health/safety
2) Multiple violation of the PT Practice Act
3) Violations against senior citizen/disabled person
4) History of 2 or more prior citation

Length of Time Administrative Citations Stay on Record

5 years.
A citation is erased from licensee records 5 years from the date of issuance.

Time given to request for informal conference to contest citation

10 days.
1) The person cited may request an informal conference with the executive officer within 10 days of the citation
2) Executive officer must hold an informal conference with the person cited within 30 days

Requirements for Professional Corporations

1) Follows general corporation law
2) Each shareholder, director, officer & professional employee holds a valid PT license

PT/PTA Application Fee

$125.00

PT Application Fee for Foreign Graduates

$200

PT/PTA Examination & Re-examination Fee for NPTE

PT fee: $370.00
PTA fee: $370.00

PT/PTA Examination & Re-examination Fee for Jurisprudence Exam in CA

$30.00

PT/PTA Biennial Renewal Fee

$200.00

PT/PTA Delinquency Fee

50% of renewal fee

Electromyography Certification Fee (Application & Biennial Fee)

Application fee: $100
Biennial Renewal Fee: $50.00

Definition of Electroneuromyography

Electroneuromyography" means the performance of tissue penetration for the purpose of evaluating neuromuscular performance including the evaluation of specific abnormal potentials & evoked responses

Definition of Kinesiological Electromyography

Kinesiological Electromyography" means the study of the phasic activity of individual or multiple muscles in relation to another physiological event

Requirements for Kinesiological Electromyography certification

1) Licensure
2) Training in tissue penetration
3) Education
4) Experience (200 hours in kinesiological electromyography)
5) Documentation of completion of 50 kinesiological electromyographic examinations

Requirements for Electroneuromyography Authorization

1) Licensure
2) Training in tissue penetration
3) Education
4) Experience (400 hours in kinesiological electromyography)
5) Documentation of completion of 200 electroneuromyography examinations
6) Successful pass of supplemental examination

Topical Medications may be administered by these methods

PRESCRIBED topical medications may be administered by a physical therapist by:
1) Direct application
2) Iontophoresis
3) Phonophoresis

Topical Medication Prescription

1) Topical medication must be prescribed by an MD
2) Written protocol of meds including description, indications/contraindications, & proper procedure/technique

List of Authorized Topical Medications that can be applied by a PT

A physical therapist may apply the following topical medications:
1) Bacteriocidal agents
2) Debriding agents
3) Topical anesthetic agents
4) Anti-inflammatory agents
5) Antispasmodic agents
6) Adrenocortico-steroids

Student" definition

Student" termed during academic course work

Intern" definition

Intern" termed after completed coursework

Criteria for Approval of PT Facilities for Clinical Experience

Each PT facility shall complete a CSIF form in order to certify that the facility has the staffing, clinical experience, & clinical instruction to provide PT clinical experience for student

Supervision of PT Aide

1) Under IMMEDIATE & DIRECT supervision
2) PT shall evaluate patient prior to performance of any tasks by the aide
3) Determine those tasks which may be assigned to an aide
4) PT shall be in the SAME facility and in IMMEDIATE PROXIMITY to the location whe

Supervision of PTLA

1) Under IMMEDIATE & DIRECT supervision of a licensed PT
2) Be in CLOSE PROXIMITY

Supervision of PTALA (PTA license applicant)

1) Under IMMEDIATE & DIRECT supervision of a licensed PHYSICAL THERAPIST
2) Be in CLOSE PROXIMITY

Supervision of PT Student

1) ONSITE supervision by a physical therapist (clinical instructor)

Supervision of PTA Student

1) Shall be supervised by a PT
2) May be supervised by a PTA under supervision of a PT
3) ONSITE supervision by a physical therapist

Definition of "Direct & Immediate Supervision

Direct & immediate supervision" means a supervisor shall be at all times responsible for work performed and shall be in CLOSE PROXIMITY to tasks provided by PTLA/PTALA/PT Aide

Definition of "Adequate Supervision

1) PT shall at all times be responsible for work performed by a PTA.
2) PT must determine what services are deemed appropriate for PTA.
3) PT who conducts Initial Evaluation shall be the one to provide supervision & direction of PTA in the treatment of th

Requirements for Renewing License are:

1) Renewal of license with form
(at this time report any misdemeanor or crime)
2) Pay the prescribed renewal fee
3) Submit proof of completion of continuing Edu or competency

Once the PT application has been accepted a PTLA can practice for no more than:
a) 90 days
b) 120 days
c) 150 days
d) until the person passes their board exam

a) 90 days

A PTAA can be supervised by:
a) PTA
b) PT
c) PT student

b) a PT

PT license expires at:
a) 12pm on the last day of the licensee's birth month
b) 12am on the first day of the licensee's birth month
c) 12am on the last day of the licensee's birth month

c) 12AM on the last day of the licensee's birth month

A PT may not renew his/her license if it has not been renewed with this many years after its expiration:
a) 3 years
b) 5 years
c) 7 years

b) 5 years

The California Board of Physical Therapy may not suspend a license for more than:
a) 16 months
b) 14 months
c) 12 months
d) 10 months

c) 12 months

Anyone who violates the provisions of the Practice Act shall be guilty:

Of a misdemeanor, with a fine no more than $1000 and/or imprisonment of no more than 6 months

An application will be denied if the Board Exam is not successfully passed within:
a) 1 year
b) 2 year
c) 3 year
d) 5 year

a) 1 year

A PT must provide "adequate supervision" of a PTA. This includes:
a) On-site supervision of the PTA by the PT
b) Ability to communicate with a non-supervising PT at all times
c) Close proximity by the PT at all times
d) Ability to communicate with the sup

d) Ability to communicate with the supervising PT at all times

A PTA student may be supervised by:
a) A PT or PTA with onsite PT supervision
b) A PT only
c) A PT or PTA with "adequate" PT supervision
d) a PT or PTA with close proximity PT supervision

a) A PT or PTA with onsite PT supervision

Violators of the Physical Therapy Practice Act may be subjected to an administrative fine:
a) Between $100 and $2500
b) Between $500 and $2500
c) Between $100 and $5000
d) Between $500 and $5000

a) Between $100 and $2500

Violations of the Physical Therapy Practice Act that involves immediate threats, multiple violations, acts against senior citizens or disabled persons may incur a fine up to:
a) $1000
b) $2500
c) $5000
d) $7500

c) $5000

All citations and violations of the Physical Therapy Practice Act are disclosed to the public and remain in licensee records for:
a) 3 years
b) 4 years
c) 5 years
d) 7 years

c) 5 years

Electromyography can be performed by a:

PT

To maintain a license, a licensee is required to complete the following competency hours:
a) 15 hours within the first 2 years
b) 15 hours within the first year
c) 30 hours within the first 2 years

c) 30 hours every 2 years

For first-time renewals the required continuing competency hours are:
a) 15 hours within the first 2 years
b) 15 hours within the first year
c) 30 hours within the first 2 years

a) 15 hours within the first 2 years

For each renewal cycle, a licensee's continuing education hours must include:

1) 2 hours in ethics, laws, and regulations
2) 4 hours in life support for health care professions

The following are acceptable pathways for continuing competency hours:

1) Continuing education courses
2) College coursework
3) Publishing a peer-reviewed journal article
4) Developing a ConEd course
5) Participating as a subject matter expert in the examination process
6) Serving on a Board
7) Performing role as a CI
8) Att

Records of continuing competency hours should include:
a) Title of course, date taken, record of participation
b) Title of course, location taken, date taken
c) Date taken, location taken, record of participation
d) Title of course, location taken, record

a) Title of course, date taken, record of participation
These documents should be kept for 5 years.

Exemptions from completing continuing competency hours include:

1) Residing in a foreign country for at least 1 year
2) Absent from CA for up to 1 year due to military service
3) Total physical/mental disability for 1 year
4) Total responsibility for a family member who has total physical/mental disability

A licensee must report any felony or misdemeanor within:
a) 10 days
b) 15 days
c) 20 days
d) 30 days

d) 30 days

Board members are appointed for terms of:
a) 2 years
b) 4 years
c) 6 years

b) 4 years

When the Board grants an inactive status to a licensee, the licensee must:
a) Complete the continuing competency hours during the inactive status
b) Re-take the Board Exam in order to restore the license to active status
c) Renew the license in the same t

c) Renew the license in the same time period as if it was active

Using a suspended license or duplicating a license warrants a:
a) Felony
b) Misdemeanor
c) Citation

c) Citation

Practicing without a license or fraudulently taking the Board exam is a:
a) Misdemeanor and a punishable by a fine $1000-$5000
b) Misdemeanor and a punishable by a fine $2000-$5000
c) Misdemeanor and a punishable by a fine no less than $5000

a) Misdemeanor and a punishable by a fine $1000-$5000

The Board will hold an informal conference within this many days from the receipt of the request:
a) 10 days
b) 15 days
c) 30 days
d) 45 days

c) 30 days

In order to qualify for continuing competency hours as a clinical instructor, a PT must:
a) Be credentialed by the APTA and oversee a student full time for at least 4 weeks
b) Be credentialed by the APTA or similar and oversee a student full-time for at l

A) Be credentialed by the APTA and oversee a student full time for at least 4 weeks

The CBPT may issue a citation, impose discipline, suspend or revoke a license, or impose probationary conditions on a license due to:
a) Practicing beyond the scope of a practice
b) Failure to follow infection control guidelines
c) Committing sexual haras

D) all of the above

The members of the California Board of PT include:
a) 3 PTs who have been practicing at least 5 years prior to appointment and 3 public members
b) 4 PTs who have been practicing at least 5 years prior to appointment and 3 public members
c) 4 PTs who have

B) 4 PTs who have been practicing at least 5 years prior to appointment and 3 public members

The California Board of Physical Therapy is responsible for the following:
a) Establishing a passing score for all exams
b) Issuing licenses
c) Revoking licenses
d) all of the above

All of the above

The California Board of Physical Therapy has the right to:
a) Inspect personal files of licensees
b) Arrest licensees
c) Inspect all documentation related to physical therapy services
d) Issue citations up to $10,000

c) Inspect all documentation related to physical therapy services

In the state of California, PTs can treat patients without an MD referral for:
a) 45 days or 12 visits, whichever comes first
b) 30 days or 12 visits, whichever comes first
c) 45 days or 10 visits, whichever comes first
d) 30 days or 10 visits, whichever

a) 45 days or 12 visits, whichever comes first

Patient records should be maintained for:
a) No less than 3 years
b) No less than 5 years
c) No less than 7 years
d) No less than 9 years

c) No less than 7 years

A physical therapist can supervise:
a) No more than 1 PTA and one aide
b) No more than 2 PTAs and 2 aides
c) No more than 1 PTA and one aide
d) No more than 2 PTAs and one aide

d) No more than 2 PTAs and one aide

PTAs can be supervised by a:
a) PT student
b) PTLA
c) PT

c) PT

A PTA is able to:
a) Write progress notes to other health care professionals
b) Provide treatment if serving in a management position
c) Supervise a PT aide
d) Progress treatment within the plan of care

d) Progress treatment within the plan of care

Supervision of a PT aide must be:
a) By a PT and in close proximity of the aide
b) By a PT and in immediate proximity of the aide
c) By a PT or PTA and in immediate proximity of the aide
d) By a PT or PTA and in close proximity of the aide

b) By a PT and in immediate proximity of the aide

Supervision of a PTALA must be:
a) By a PT and in close proximity of the PTALA
b) By a PT and in immediate proximity of the PTALA
c) By a PT or PTA and in immediate proximity of the PTALA
d) By a PT or PTA and in close proximity of the PTALA

a) By a PT and in close proximity of the PTALA

Documentation by a PTALA must be:
a) Cosigned the same week by the supervising PT
b) Cosigned the same day by the supervising PT
c) Cosigned the same week by the supervising PT and PTA
d) Cosigned the same day by the supervising PT and PTA

b) Cosigned the same day by the supervising PT

All citations and violations of the PT Practice act are:
a) Disclosed to the public and remain in licensees records for 3 years
b) Confidential but remain in licensees records for 5 years
c) Disclosed to the public and remain in licensees records for 1 ye

d) Disclosed to the public and remain in licensee records for 5 years

All licensees shall maintain records of continuing competency hours for:
a) 7 years
b) 5 years
c) 3 years
d) 2 years

b) 5 years

Exemptions from completing continuing competency hours include:
a) Residing in a foreign country for at least 1 year
b) Absent from CA for up to 1 year due to military service
c) Total physical or mental disability for at least 2 years
d) A and B

d) A and B

The Board will hold an informal conference within this many days from the receipt of the request:
a) 10 days
b) 15 days
c) 30 days
d) 45 days

c) 30 days

Topical medications may be administered by:
a) Direct application
b) Injection
c) Phonophoresis
d) A and B

d) A and B

Board members are appointed for terms of:
a) 2 years
b) 6 years
c) 1 year
d) 4 years

d) 4 years