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Georgia Physical Therapy License Reinstatement

A physical therapist or physical therapist assistant that has been previously licensed in this State who has allowed his/her license to become revoked due to failure to renew, shall be required to submit an application for reinstatement, pay appropriate fee (refer to fee schedule), and shall also be required to meet requirements as provided below:

    • An applicant who is able to document that he/she has practiced as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant within two (2) years shall be required to submit proof of continuing competence requirements as established by the Board;
    • An applicant who is unable to document that he/she has practiced as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant within two (2) years but is able to document such practice within five (5) years shall be required to submit proof of continuing competence and shall be required to work under the supervision of a physical therapist licensed in this state for 480 hours of continuous supervised practice to be completed within three (3) months with specific stipulations as deemed necessary by the Board, and shall be required to take and pass the examination on the laws governing the practice of physical therapy in Georgia and the rules of the Georgia State Board of Physical Therapy; or
    • An applicant who is unable to document that he/she has practiced as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant within five (5) years shall be required to work under the supervision of a physical therapist licensed in this state for 1,000 hours of continuous supervised practice to be completed in no less than six (6) months or no more than one (1) year if approved by the Board with specific stipulations as deemed necessary by the Board and shall be required to take and pass the following examinations: the licensing examination, and the examination on the laws governing the practice of physical therapy in Georgia and the rules of the Georgia State Board of Physical Therapy.

Citations

Rule 490-4-.01

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