§ 486.011 Short title
§ 486.015 Legislative intent
§ 486.021 Definitions
§ 486.023 Board of Physical Therapy Practice
§ 486.025 Powers and duties of the Board of Physical Therapy Practice
§ 486.028 License to practice physical therapy required
§ 486.031 Physical therapist; licensing requirements
§ 486.041 Physical therapist; application for license; fee
§ 486.051 Physical therapist; examination of applicant
§ 486.061 Physical therapist; issuance of license
§ 486.0715 Physical therapist; issuance of temporary permit
§ 486.081 Physical therapist; issuance of license without examination to person passing examination of another authorized examining board; fee
§ 486.085 Physical therapist; renewal of license; inactive status; reactivation of license; fees
§ 486.102 Physical therapist assistant; licensing requirements
§ 486.103 Physical therapist assistant; application for license; fee
§ 486.104 Physical therapist assistant; examination of applicant
§ 486.106 Physical therapist assistant; issuance of license
§ 486.1065 Physical therapist assistant; issuance of temporary permit
§ 486.107 Physical therapist assistant; issuance of license without examination to person licensed in another jurisdiction; fee
§ 486.108 Physical therapist assistant; renewal of license; inactive status; reactivation of license; fees
§ 486.109 Continuing education
§ 486.115 Disposition of fees
§ 486.123 Sexual misconduct in the practice of physical therapy
§ 486.125 Refusal, revocation, or suspension of license; administrative fines and other disciplinary measures
§ 486.135 False representation of licensure, or willful misrepresentation or fraudulent representation to obtain license, unlawful
§ 486.151 Prohibited acts; penalty
§ 486.153 Injunctive relief
§ 486.161 Exemptions
§ 486.171 Current valid licenses effective
§ 486.172 Application of s. 456.021

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 486

  • Board: means the Board of Physical Therapy Practice. See Florida Statutes 620.1203
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See Florida Statutes 620.1203
  • Direct supervision: means supervision by a physical therapist who is licensed pursuant to this chapter. See Florida Statutes 620.1203
  • License: means the document of authorization granted by the board and issued by the department for a person to engage in the practice of physical therapy. See Florida Statutes 620.1203
  • oath: includes affirmations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Physical therapist: means a person who is licensed and who practices physical therapy in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. See Florida Statutes 620.1203
  • Physical therapist assistant: means a person who is licensed in accordance with the provisions of this chapter to perform patient-related activities, including the use of physical agents, whose license is in good standing, and whose activities are performed under the direction of a physical therapist as set forth in rules adopted pursuant to this chapter. See Florida Statutes 620.1203
  • Physical therapy practitioner: means a physical therapist or a physical therapist assistant who is licensed and who practices physical therapy in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. See Florida Statutes 620.1203
  • Practice of physical therapy: means the performance of physical therapy assessments and the treatment of any disability, injury, disease, or other health condition of human beings, or the prevention of such disability, injury, disease, or other condition of health, and rehabilitation as related thereto by the use of the physical, chemical, and other properties of air; electricity; exercise; massage; the performance of acupuncture only upon compliance with the criteria set forth by the Board of Medicine, when no penetration of the skin occurs; the use of radiant energy, including ultraviolet, visible, and infrared rays; ultrasound; water; the use of apparatus and equipment in the application of the foregoing or related thereto; the performance of tests of neuromuscular functions as an aid to the diagnosis or treatment of any human condition; or the performance of electromyography as an aid to the diagnosis of any human condition only upon compliance with the criteria set forth by the Board of Medicine. See Florida Statutes 620.1203
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 88.6011