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Arizona PT License Exemptions
Federal Employees and Military Personnel
A PT who is practicing or a physical therapist assistant who is working in the United States armed services, United States public health service or veterans administration pursuant to federal regulations for state licensure of health care providers.
A PT who is licensed in another jurisdiction of the United States or a foreign educated physical therapist credentialed in another country if that person is performing physical therapy in connection with teaching or participating in an educational seminar for not more than sixty (60) days in any twelve (12) month period.
Athletic Teams and Performing Arts Companies
A PT who is licensed in another jurisdiction of the United States or who is credentialed in another country if that person by contract or employment is providing physical therapy to persons who are affiliated with or employed by established athletic teams, athletic organizations or performing arts companies temporarily practicing, competing or performing in this state for not more than sixty (60) days in a calendar year.
National Disasters and Emergencies
A PT who is licensed in another jurisdiction of the United States and who enters this state to provide physical therapy to victims of a declared local, state or national disaster or emergency. This exemption applies for the duration of the declared emergency but not longer than sixty (60) days. The PT must also register with the board before practicing.
A.R.S. § 32-2021
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