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Register Jasnuary 2016 No. 720
Chapter PT 3
TEMPORARY LICENSES
PT 3.001   Authority and purpose.
PT 3.01   Temporary license to practice under supervision, initial licensure.
PT 3.001 PT 3.001 Authority and purpose. The rules in this chapter are adopted by the board pursuant to the authority delegated by ss. 15.08 (5) (b), 227.11 (2) and 448.53 (2), and 448.55 (3), Stats., and govern the various classes of temporary licenses to practice physical therapy.
PT 3.001 History History: CR 12-002: cr. Register August 2012 No. 680, eff. 9-1-12.
PT 3.01 PT 3.01 Temporary license to practice under supervision, initial licensure.
PT 3.01(1) (1) An applicant for a regular license to practice as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant, who has not previously been licensed to practice as a physical therapist or as a physical therapist assistant in this state, whichever is applicable, and who is a graduate of an approved school of physical therapy or a physical therapist assistant educational program and has applied to take the national physical therapist examination or the national physical therapist assistant examination and is awaiting results and is not required to take an oral examination, may apply to the board for a temporary license to practice as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant under supervision. The applications and required documents for a regular license and for a temporary license may be reviewed by 2 members of the board, and upon the finding by the 2 members that the applicant is qualified for admission to examination for a regular license to practice as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant, the board, acting through the 2 members, may issue a temporary license to practice as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant under supervision to the applicant.
PT 3.01(2) (2) The required fees specified in s. 440.05 (6), Stats., shall accompany the application for a temporary license to practice under supervision.
PT 3.01 Note Note: Application forms are available upon request to the board office at 1400 East Washington Avenue, P.O. Box 8935, Madison, WI 53708.
PT 3.01(3) (3) The holder of a temporary license to practice physical therapy under supervision may practice physical therapy as defined in s. 448.50 (4), Stats., providing that the entire practice is under the supervision of a person validly holding a regular license as a physical therapist. The supervision shall be direct, immediate, and on premises.
PT 3.01(4) (4) The holder of a temporary license to practice as a physical therapist assistant under supervision may provide physical therapy services as defined by s. 448.50 (4), Stats., providing that the entire practice is under the supervision of a person validly holding a regular license as a physical therapist. The supervision shall be direct, immediate, and on premises.
PT 3.01 Note Note: Under 2001 Wis. Act 70, physical therapist assistants are not required to be licensed until April 1, 2004.
PT 3.01(5) (5) The duration of a temporary license to practice physical therapy under supervision granted under this section shall be for a period of 3 months or until the holder receives failing examination results, whichever is shorter, unless the board grants an extension of the temporary license. A temporary license may be renewed for a period of 3 months, and may be renewed a second time for a period of 3 months for reasons of hardship. Practice under a temporary license may not exceed 9 months total duration.
PT 3.01(6) (6) A physical therapist may supervise no more than a combined total of 4 physical therapists and physical therapist assistants who hold temporary licenses. This number shall be reduced by the number of physical therapist assistants and physical therapy aides being supervised by the physical therapist under s. PT 5.02 (2) (k).
PT 3.01 History History: Cr. Register, September, 1995, No. 477, eff. 10-1-95; r. and recr. (4), Register, September, 1996, No. 489, eff. 10-1-96; am. (2), Register, June, 1998, No. 510, eff. 7-1-98; r. (5), Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 5-1-00; CR 03-020: am. (1) and (3), renum. (4) to be (5) and am., cr. (6) and (7) Register April 2004 No. 580, eff. 5-1-04; CR 08-049: am. (5) Register November 2008 No. 635, eff. 12-1-08; CR 12-002: am. (1), (4), r. (7) Register August 2012 No. 680, eff. 9-1-12.
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