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Section 34-24-191 Definitions. (a) For the purposes of this article, the following words and
phrases shall have the meanings respectively ascribed by this section: (1) BOARD. The Board
of Physical Therapy established by Section 34-24-192. (2) FOREIGN EDUCATED PHYSICAL THERAPIST.
A person trained or educated in the practice of physical therapy outside of the United States
or any of its territorial possessions. (3) IMPAIRED. The inability of a physical therapy licensee
to practice physical therapy with reasonable skill and safety to patients by reason of illness,
inebriation, excessive use of drugs, narcotics, alcohol, chemicals, or other substances, or
as a result of any physical or mental condition. (4) PHYSICAL THERAPY. The treatment of a
human being by the use of exercise, massage, heat, cold, water, radiant energy, electricity,
or sound for the purpose of correcting or alleviating any physical or mental condition or
preventing the development of any physical or mental disability, or... - 3K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 34-24-193 Board of Physical Therapy - Powers and duties; certification fee; administrative
fines; impaired practitioner program. (a) It shall be the duty of the board to pass upon the
qualifications of applicants for licensing as physical therapists and licensing as physical
therapist assistants, to conduct examinations, to issue licenses and renewals to physical
therapists and physical therapist assistants qualifying under this article and in a proper
case to suspend or revoke the license of such persons. The board may adopt rules and regulations
not inconsistent with law as it may deem necessary for the performance of its duties; however,
the board shall not issue any rules or regulations that require a physical therapist assistant
to be within sight of a consulting physical therapist or a physical therapist supervisor while
working under the direction of that physical therapist or issue any rules, regulations, or
orders inconsistent with Section 34-24-217(b). The board shall... - 8K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 34-25A-3 Definitions. As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the following
meanings: (1) ACCREDITED FACILITY. A facility where prosthetic, orthotic, prosthetic and orthotic,
or pedorthic care is provided to patients needing such care and has met the requirements of
the board for such designation. The board shall require that all accredited facilities meet
the requirements of a national certifying board, recognized by the state board in prosthetics,
orthotics, and pedorthics accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)
in the discipline or disciplines for which the application is made and meet any other requirements
of the board. The requirements may include custom and non-custom items the board may determine
are necessary to perform quality care and are typical in the course of business. (2) ACCREDITED
PEDORTHIC FACILITY. A facility where pedorthic care may be provided that has met the requirements
of the board for such designation. An... - 10K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 34-39-3 Definitions. In this chapter, the following terms shall have the respective
meanings provided in this section unless the context clearly requires a different meaning:
(1) ASSOCIATION. The Alabama Occupational Therapy Association. (2) BOARD. The Alabama State
Board of Occupational Therapy. (3) LICENSE. A valid and current certificate of registration
issued by the Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy. (4) OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY. a. The
practice of occupational therapy means the therapeutic use of occupations, including everyday
life activities with individuals, groups, populations, or organizations to support participation,
performance, and function in roles and situations in home, school, workplace, community, and
other settings. Occupational therapy services are provided for habilitation, rehabilitation,
and the promotion of health and wellness to those who have or are at risk for developing an
illness, injury, disease, disorder, condition, impairment, disability,... - 9K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 34-29-61 Definitions. For the purposes of this article, the following terms shall have
the following meanings ascribed by this section: (1) ACCREDITED SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE.
Any veterinary college or division of a university or college that offers the degree of doctor
of veterinary medicine or its equivalent and is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical
Association (AVMA). (2) ANIMAL. Any animal or mammal other than man, including birds, fish,
reptiles, wild or domestic, living or dead. (3) APPLICANT. A person who files an application
to be licensed to practice veterinary medicine or licensed as a veterinary technician. (4)
BOARD. Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. (5) CONSULTING VETERINARIAN. A
veterinarian licensed in another state who gives advice or demonstrates techniques to a licensed
Alabama veterinarian or group of licensed Alabama veterinarians. A consulting veterinarian
shall not utilize this privilege to circumvent the law. (6) DIRECT... - 12K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 34-24-194 Complaint charging violation of article; hearing; subpoenas; judicial review
of revocation or refusal of license. (a) Any person may file a complaint with the board against
any licensed physical therapist or licensed physical therapist assistant in the state charging
the person with a violation of this article. The complaint shall set forth specifications
of charges in sufficient detail to disclose to the accused fully and completely the alleged
acts of misconduct for which he or she is charged. When a complaint is filed, the executive
director of the board shall mail a copy thereof to the accused by registered mail at his or
her address of record, with a written notice of the time and place of a hearing of the complaint,
advising the accused that he or she may be present in person and by counsel if he or she so
desires to offer testimony and evidence in his or her defense. (b) The board may issue subpoenas
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Section 34-24-217 Grounds for refusal, suspension, or revocation of license. (a) The board
shall refuse to issue a license to any person and, after notice and hearing in accordance
with its regulations and rules, shall suspend or revoke the license of any person who has:
(1) Practiced physical therapy other than upon the referral of a physician licensed to practice
medicine or surgery, a dentist licensed to practice dentistry, a licensed chiropractor, a
licensed assistant to a physician acting pursuant to a valid supervisory agreement, or a licensed
certified registered nurse practitioner in a valid collaborative practice agreement with a
licensed physician, except as provided in Section 34-24-210.1, or practiced as a physical
therapist assistant other than under the direction of a licensed physical therapist; (2) Used
drugs or intoxicating liquors to an extent which affects his or her professional competency;
(3) Been convicted of a felony or of a crime involving moral turpitude; (4)... - 3K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 34-39-11 Issuance of license; limited permit; permitted representations. (a) The board
shall issue a license to any person who meets the requirements of this chapter upon payment
of the license fee as described in Section 34-39-14. (b) The board shall issue a limited permit
to persons who have completed the educational and fieldwork experience requirements of this
chapter. This permit shall allow the person to practice occupational therapy under the supervision
of an occupational therapist who holds a current license in this state and shall be valid
until the date on which the results of the qualifying examination have been made public. This
limited permit shall not be renewed if the applicant has failed the examination. Failure of
the examination shall result in revocation of an active limited permit. (c) Any person who
is issued a license as an occupational therapist under the terms of this chapter may use the
words "occupational therapist," "licensed occupational therapist,"... - 1K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 34-40-3 Alabama Board of Athletic Trainers - Appointment of members; annual meeting;
terms; duties. (a) The Alabama Board of Athletic Trainers shall be composed of nine members
who shall serve four-year terms. Members may not serve more than three consecutive four-year
terms. Three members shall be Black, one of whom shall be a physician member. The composition
of the board shall be as follows: (1) Six members appointed by the Alabama Athletic Trainers
Association in accordance with subsection (b), one of whom shall be an athletic trainer who
is a licensed physical therapist. (2) Three physicians licensed to practice medicine actively
engaged in the treatment of athletes and athletic injuries appointed by the Medical Association
of the State of Alabama. (3) The President of the Alabama Athletic Trainers Association who
shall serve as an ex officio member of the board and whose term of office shall be yearly
to coincide with his or her term as President of the Alabama Athletic... - 5K - Match Info - Similar pages

Section 34-24-302 Denial, suspension, revocation, etc., of license; investigation; mental,
physical, or laboratory examination; authorization for release of information. (a) The board
may, within its discretion, deny the issuance of a license to any person or, after notice
and hearing in accordance with board regulations, shall, within its discretion, suspend, revoke,
restrict, or otherwise discipline the license of a person who shall be found guilty on the
basis of substantial evidence of any of the following acts or offenses: (1) Conviction of
a felony. (2) Conviction of any crime or other offense, felony, or misdemeanor, reflecting
on the ability of the individual to render patient care in a safe manner. (3) Conviction of
any violation of state or federal laws relating to controlled substances. (4) Termination,
restriction, suspension, revocation, or curtailment of licensure, registration, or certification
as an assistant to physician by another state or other licensing jurisdiction... - 7K - Match Info - Similar pages

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