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Arizona Physical Therapy Dry Needling
Proof of Compliance
A physical therapist offering to provide or providing “dry needling” intervention shall provide documented proof of compliance with the qualifications to the board within thirty (30) days of completion of the course content or within thirty (30) days of initial licensure as a physical therapist in Arizona.
Dry needling course requirements
Course content that meets the training and education qualifications for “dry needling” shall contain all of the following:
The course content shall include the following components of education and training:
The course content shall include, but is not limited to, passing of both a written examination and practical examination before completion of the course content. Practice application course content and examinations shall be done in person.
The course content shall total a minimum of twenty-four (24) contact hours of education.
Standard of care when practicing dry needling