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Georgia Occupational Therapy License Exemptions

Advanced Degree/Graduate Program

Any person enrolled in a course of study designed to develop advanced occupational therapy skills when the occupational therapy activities are required as part of an educational program sponsored by an educational institution approved by the board and conducted under the supervision of an occupational therapist licensed under this chapter. If such person provides occupational therapy services outside the scope of the educational program, he shall then be required to be licensed in accordance with this chapter;

Exemption for short term practice

Any occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant licensed or certified by an agency recognized by the board providing consultation, as defined by rule, related to direct patient care if such services are performed for not more than 30 days in a calendar year;

Consultation shall mean providing advice, resource information, and/or therapy demonstrations to an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant licensed in the State of Georgia, provided that any final decisions involving patient care shall be made by the Georgia licensee

Working for the Federal Government

Any person employed as an occupational therapist or an occupational therapy assistant by the government of the United States if such a person provides occupational therapy solely under the direction or control of the organization by which he is employed;

Citation

Ga. Code Ann. ยง 43-28-15

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs 671-2-.04


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