ORS 688.132¹
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]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 688—Ray Machine Operators; Hemodialysis Technicians; Athletic Trainers; Respiratory Therapists and Polysomnographic Technologists, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors688.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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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