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5601.2500 CREDIT STANDARDS.

The board shall grant continuing education credit for any educational activity that meets the standards in items A to E.

A.

The educational activities must have significant intellectual or practical content dealing primarily with matters directly related to the practice of physical therapy or to the professional responsibility or ethical obligations of the participants.

B.

Each person making a presentation shall be qualified by practical or academic experience to teach the subject the person covers.

C.

Participants shall attend educational activities in a classroom or other setting suitable for the activity. Video, motion picture, or sound presentations may be used.

D.

One hour of credit shall be given for each 60 minutes actually spent on educational activities.

E.

Credit shall not be given for entertainment or recreational activities or programs, employment orientation sessions, holding an office or serving as an organizational delegate, individual self-directed study programs, management seminars not directly concerning physical therapy operations, meetings for the purpose of making policy, or noneducational association meetings.

Any course planned, sponsored, or cosponsored as provided under part 5601.2400, subpart 1, shall be presumed to meet the standards in items A to E. This presumption may be withdrawn by the board if it determines that a college, university, association, or specialty has sought credit for a course not meeting these standards.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 148.74

History:

15 SR 1055

Published Electronically:

December 14, 2012