2007 ORS 688.020¹
License required to practice physical therapy or use designation

(1) Unless a person is a licensed physical therapist or holds a permit issued under ORS 688.110 (Temporary permit), a person shall not:

(a) Practice physical therapy; or

(b) Use in connection with the name of the person the words or letters, "P.T.", "R.P.T.", "L.P.T.", "physical therapist", "physiotherapist" or any other letters, words, abbreviations or insignia indicating that the person is a physical therapist, or purports to be a physical therapist.

(2) Unless a person holds a license as a physical therapist assistant, a person shall not:

(a) Practice as a physical therapist assistant; or

(b) Use in connection with the name of the person the words or letters, "L.P.T.A.", "P.T.A.", "physical therapist assistant", "licensed physical therapist assistant", or any other letters, words, abbreviations or insignia indicating that the person is a physical therapist assistant or purports to be a physical therapist assistant. [1959 c.461 §2; 1965 c.314 §2; 1969 c.339 §2; 1971 c.585 §2; 1975 c.111 §2]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 688—Therapeutic and Technical Services: Physical Therapists; Radiologic Technologists and Radiation Therapists; Hemodialysis Technicians; Athletic Trainers; Respiratory Therapists, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­688.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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