Therapeutic and Technical Services: Physical Therapists

ORS 688.132
Duty to refer person


(1)

As used in this section, “provider of care” means a physician, chiropractic physician, podiatric physician and surgeon, naturopathic physician, dentist, physician assistant or nurse practitioner.

(2)

A licensed physical therapist shall immediately refer a person being treated by the licensed physical therapist to a provider of care if the person exhibits symptoms:

(a)

That require treatment or diagnosis by a provider of medical care;

(b)

For which physical therapy is contraindicated;

(c)

That the physical therapist does not know how to treat; or

(d)

For which treatment is outside the scope of practice of physical therapy. [1993 c.211 §4; 1999 c.539 §2; 2001 c.104 §262; 2005 c.627 §11; 2007 c.403 §1; 2013 c.1 §89; 2013 c.80 §1; 2017 c.409 §32]

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