Article 13

1399.92. Content Standards for Continuing Competency




 

 

 

Continuing competency hours must be obtained in subjects related to either the professional practice of physical therapy or patient/client management.
(a) The professional practice of physical therapy includes but is not limited to professional accountability, professional behavior and professional development.
(b) Patient/client management includes but is not limited to examination, evaluation and diagnosis and prognosis; plan of care; implementation; education; and discharge.
NOTE: Authority: Sections 2615 and 2676, Business and Professions Code.
Reference: Section 2676 and 2684, Business and Professions Code.

 

DESCRIPTION

A)

Publishing a peer-reviewed journal article, case study, or book chapter.

B)

Developing or presenting an approved college or continuing education course for the first time.

C)

Participating as a subject matter expert in the examination process for the Board, FSBPT, or ABPTS.

D)

Serving on a Board appointed task force.

E)

Performing in a role as a clinical instructor where the student's clinical experience is full time and lasts at least 4 weeks. Effective January 1, 2013, the clinical instructor must be credentialed by APTA or hold a substantially similar credential.

F)

Attending a conference relating to the practice of physical therapy where proof of attendance is provided by the conference sponsor.

G)

Attending a conference offered by FSBPT, APTA, or a component thereof.

H)

Attending a Board meeting.

I)

Completing a FSBPT practice review tool.

J)

Successfully passing one of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties' certified specialist examinations, including re-certification examinations.

K)

Completing training as an expert consultant for the Board.

L)

Successfully passing the Board's California Law Examination.

 

 

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