Therapeutic and Technical Services: Physical Therapists

ORS 688.718
License required

  • exceptions


(1)

A person may not engage in the practice of athletic training or claim to be a licensed athletic trainer unless the person is licensed under ORS 688.720 (Requirements for licensure).

(2)

Nothing in ORS 688.701 (Definitions for ORS 688.701 to 688.734) to 688.734 (Disciplinary authority of Health Licensing Office) is intended to:

(a)

Limit, preclude or otherwise interfere with the practices of health care providers or other persons licensed or registered in this state under any other statutes, or prevent health care providers or other persons from engaging in the profession or occupation for which the health care provider or person is licensed or registered;

(b)

Prevent any person from performing athletic training services if the person is employed as an athletic trainer by the federal government or any of its agencies;

(c)

Prohibit a person from performing athletic training services if:

(A)

The person accompanies an organization or a sports team from another state, a territory of the United States or a foreign country;

(B)

The organization or team is in this state for purposes related to competition or training; and

(C)

The person performs athletic training services only on members of the organization or team and the services are performed for no more than 60 days in a calendar year;

(d)

Preclude any person from pursuing a supervised course of study leading to a degree or licensure as an athletic trainer in an accredited or approved educational program if the person is identified by a title that clearly indicates student or trainee status;

(e)

Prevent any person from completing any supervised practical experience requirements established by the Board of Athletic Trainers by rule; or

(f)

Prohibit any person from performing athletic training services in this state for purposes of continuing education, consulting or training if the services are performed for no more than 60 days in any calendar year and are performed in association with a licensed athletic trainer if the person is:

(A)

Registered or licensed and in good standing as an athletic trainer in another state; or

(B)

Certified as an athletic trainer by, and in good standing with, the national Board of Certification.

(3)

Nothing in ORS 688.701 (Definitions for ORS 688.701 to 688.734) to 688.734 (Disciplinary authority of Health Licensing Office) may be construed to require licensure of an elementary or secondary school teacher, coach or volunteer who:

(a)

Does not purport to be a licensed athletic trainer; and

(b)

Is acting within the scope of the person’s duties as a teacher, coach or volunteer. [1999 c.736 §6; 2013 c.62 §1; 2019 c.378 §4]

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Jun. 26, 2021