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Georgia Occupational Therapy Physical Agent Modalities
Any occupational therapist and occupational therapy assistant who wishes to utilize O.T. techniques involving physical agent modalities, must document, successful completion of a minimum of ninety (90) contact hours of instruction or training approved by the Board which covers:
No less than thirty-six (36) contact hours must be directly related to the specific theories and practical application of physical agent modalities.
Acceptable instruction or training shall include any activity relevant to the practice of physical agent modalities in occupational therapy and may include formal academic education, conferences, workshops, seminars, web based instructions, and in-service education.
Each occupational therapist and occupational therapy assistant is responsible for submitting documentation of training. Documentation shall include:
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. 671-6.02
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