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Alaska Physical Therapy FAQs

Welcome to our Alaska Physical Therapy FAQs.  We've combined the state laws, board rules, and statements to create a clear guide on the rules that must be followed by PTs and PTAs. 

Members have full access to the material and can also email us regarding any billing or compliance issue, please consider joining today if you need additional assistance.  Please contact us if you would like to discuss how we can help your practice.  

Definitions

Scope of Practice

    • How is the practice of Physical Therapy defined in Alaska?
    • What is included in the practice of physical therapy?
    • Services specifically excluded from the scope of practice
    • Are there any specific procedures or modalities regulated by the board?

Telehealth

Referrals - Direct Access 

Supervision and Delegation

Assistants

Aides


Continuing Education

    • How many continuing education hours are required during a reporting period?
    • Can CE credits be carried over into the next reporting period?
    • Are there any specific courses that must be taken?
    • What types of activities can be used for the continuing education requirements?
    • What type of approval is needed for the courses?
    • What are the reporting requirements?
    • Waivers and audits 

PT/PTA Students and New Graduates

Out-of-State PTs

Documentation

Identification, Notification, and Disclosure

Unprofessional Conduct


Alaska Physical Therapy Board Fees

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