ORS 688.055¹
Qualifications of physical therapist assistant
  • examination

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

(1) Be at least 18 years of age.

(2) Be of good moral character as determined by the Physical Therapist Licensing Board.

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

(4) 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]

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/­Archive/­2007ors688.­pdf (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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