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Section 333.17820

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PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 368 of 1978

***** 333.17820 THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2015: See 333.17820.amended *****



333.17820 Practice of physical therapy or physical therapist assistant; license or authorization required; engaging in actual treatment upon prescription of certain license holders; use of words, titles, or letters.

Sec. 17820.

(1) A person shall not engage in the practice of physical therapy or practice as a physical therapist assistant unless licensed or otherwise authorized under this part. A person shall engage in the actual treatment of an individual only upon the prescription of an individual holding a license issued under part 166, 170, 175, or 180, or the equivalent license issued by another state.

(2) The following words, titles, or letters or a combination thereof, with or without qualifying words or phrases, are restricted in use only to those persons authorized under this part to use the terms and in a way prescribed in this part: "physical therapy", "physical therapist", "physiotherapist", "physiotherapy", "registered physical therapist", "licensed physical therapist", "physical therapy technician", "physical therapist assistant", "physical therapy assistant", "physiotherapist assistant", "physiotherapy assistant", "p.t. assistant", "p.t.", "r.p.t.", "l.p.t.", "c.p.t.", "d.p.t.", "m.p.t.", "p.t.a.", "registered p.t.a.", "licensed p.t.a.", "certified p.t.a.", "c.p.t.a.", "l.p.t.a.", "r.p.t.a.", and "p.t.t.".


History: 1978, Act 368, Eff. Sept. 30, 1978 ;-- Am. 1982, Act 177, Imd. Eff. June 9, 1982 ;-- Am. 1987, Act 213, Imd. Eff. Dec. 22, 1987 ;-- Am. 2005, Act 281, Imd. Eff. Dec. 19, 2005 ;-- Am. 2006, Act 387, Imd. Eff. Sept. 27, 2006 ;-- Am. 2009, Act 55, Imd. Eff. June 25, 2009
Popular Name: Act 368


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