Therapeutic and Technical Services: Physical Therapists

ORS 688.055
Qualifications of physical therapist assistant

  • examination

Each applicant for a license as a physical therapist assistant shall:


Be at least 18 years of age.


Be of good moral character as determined by the Oregon Board of Physical Therapy.


Be a graduate of an accredited physical therapist assistant education program approved by the board.


Pass to the satisfaction of the board an examination approved by the board to determine the fitness of the applicant to work as a physical therapist assistant or to be entitled to be licensed as provided in ORS 688.080 (Reciprocity). An applicant for licensure as a physical therapist assistant who does not pass the examination on the first attempt may retake the examination as provided by rules adopted by the board. [1969 c.339 §5; 1971 c.585 §5; 1973 c.827 §74; 1975 c.111 §5; 2005 c.627 §6; 2019 c.43 §17]


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