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Florida Physical Therapy License Reinstatement
An inactive or retired license shall be reactivated upon receipt by the Board office of the following:
Payment of all applicable fees, including:
Documentation of compliance with all continuing education requirements including prevention of medical errors, for the biennium during which the licensee last held an active license;
Documentation of completion of ten (10) hours of continuing education for each year the license was inactive, including two (2) hours on the prevention of medical errors. No more than six (6) hours of continuing education may be completed by home study per year of inactive status. As part of the ten (10) hours of continuing education, the applicant must document completion of two (2) hours of continuing education specifically on Florida Physical Therapy Laws and Rules within the twelve (12) months immediately preceding application for reactivation. In lieu of two (2) hours of continuing education specifically on Florida Physical Therapy Laws and Rules, the applicant may receive two (2) hours of continuing education for taking and passing, within twelve (12) months immediately preceding application for reactivation, the Florida laws and rules examination developed by the FSBPT.
Practice in Another State
Documentation that the applicant is licensed and in good standing in another state and has actively engaged in the practice of physical therapy for the four (4) years immediately preceding application for reactivation. “Actively engaged in the practice of physical therapy” means the applicant practiced at least four hundred (400) hours per year in a state or states where the applicant maintained licensure, or
Documentation of application for and successful passage of the National Physical Therapy Examination, including payment of all associated fees.