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148.705 Application.

An applicant for licensing as a physical therapist shall file a written application on forms provided by the board together with a fee in the amount set by the board. No portion of the fee is refundable.

An approved program for physical therapists shall include the following:

(1) a minimum of 60 academic semester credits or its equivalent from an accredited college, including courses in the biological and physical sciences; and

(2) an accredited course in physical therapy education which has provided adequate instruction in the basic sciences, clinical sciences, and physical therapy theory and procedures, as determined by the board. In determining whether or not a course in physical therapy is approved, the board may take into consideration the accreditation of such schools by the appropriate council of the American Medical Association, the American Physical Therapy Association, or the Canadian Medical Association.

HIST: 1980 c 412 s 4; 1999 c 245 art 9 s 52

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