Article 13

1399.90. Definitions




 

 

 

For purposes of this article, the following terms have the following meanings:
(a) "ABPTS" means the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists.
(b) "Accredited institution" means an educational institution accredited by the United States Department of Education or by the regulatory authority of any state.
(c) "Approval agency" means an entity that reviews and approves providers of continuing education courses and is recognized by the board pursuant to section 1399.95.
(d) "Approved provider" means a person or entity that offers, sponsors or provides continuing education courses and that is either approved pursuant to section 1399.96 or is an accredited institution.
(e) "APTA" means the American Physical Therapy Association.
(f) "CPTA" means the California Physical Therapy Association.
(g) "Hour" is the unit of measurement for continuing competency and, for courses, means at least 50 minutes of instruction.
(h) "FSBPT" means the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy.
NOTE: Authority: Sections 2615 and 2676, Business and Professions Code.
Reference: Section 2676 and 2684, Business and Professions Code.
 

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