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California Physical Therapy Topical Medications
As used in this article “topical medications” means medications applied locally to the skin or underlying tissue where there is a break in or absence of the skin where such medications require a prescription or order under federal or state law.
Administration of Medications
Topical medications may be administered by a physical therapist by:
Authorization and Protocols Required
Topical medications shall be applied or administered by a physical therapist in accordance with this section.
Authorized Topical Medications
A physical therapist may apply or administer those topical medications listed in this section in accordance with the provisions of this article:
16 CCR § 1399.77
16 CCR § 1399.76
16 CCR § 1399.78
16 CCR § 1399.79