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Georgia Physical Therapy Responsibilities and Delegation
What are the responsibilities of PTs under the act?A physical therapist is fully responsible for managing all aspects of the physical therapy care of each patient. A physical therapist shall provide:
General Responsibilities when Supervising/Delegating
A physical therapist shall assure the qualifications of all physical therapist assistants and physical therapy aides under his or her direction and supervision.
A physical therapist shall determine the use of physical therapist assistants and physical therapy aides to ensure the delivery of care that is safe, effective, and efficient. A physical therapist may use physical therapy aides for designated routine tasks. A physical therapy aide shall work under the supervision of a physical therapist.
O.C.G.A § 43-33-18