(a) The board shall issue a license or registration to any person who meets the qualifications required by this chapter and who pays the respective fees fixed by the board.

Terms Used In Alabama Code 34-25A-11

  • board: The Alabama State Board of Prosthetists and Orthotists. See Alabama Code 19-3-85
  • ORTHOTIC SUPPLIER: A person registered with the board who is employed by or has a contractual relationship with a manufacturer of orthoses or orthosis components and who has complied with the registration requirements of the board. See Alabama Code 19-3-85
  • orthotist: A person licensed to practice orthotics under this chapter. See Alabama Code 19-3-85
  • ORTHOTIST ASSISTANT: A person licensed under terms to be defined by the board and employed by the same agency as his or her licensed referring evaluator. See Alabama Code 19-3-85
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • prosthetist: A person who is licensed to practice prosthetics under this chapter. See Alabama Code 19-3-85
  • PROSTHETIST ASSISTANT: A person licensed under terms to be defined by the board and employed by the same agency as his or her licensed referring evaluator. See Alabama Code 19-3-85

(b) Any person who is issued a license as an orthotic, prosthetic, or prosthetic/orthotic practitioner or orthotic assistant, prosthetic assistant, or prosthetic/orthotic assistant under this chapter may use the words licensed orthotist, licensed prosthetist, licensed prosthetist/orthotist, licensed orthotist assistant, licensed prosthetist assistant, or licensed prosthetist/orthotist assistant, or the letters “L.O.,” “L.P.,” “L.P.O.,” “L.O.A.,” “LPed,” “L.P.A.,” “L.P.O.A.,” “L.M.F.,” “L.O.F.,” “C.M.F.,” “L.C.M.F,” or “L.T.S.F.” in connection with his or her name to denote his or her licensure. Any person issued a license as an orthotic supplier under this chapter may use the words licensed orthotic supplier or the letters “R.O.S.” in connection with his or her name to denote his or her registration.

(c) A license or registration issued under this chapter shall be subject to annual or semiannual renewal as prescribed by rule or regulation duly promulgated and published by the board.

(Act 2002-527, p. 1376, §11; Act 2013-422, p. 1680, §2.)