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Georgia PT Notifications and Identification

How can I use “Dr” in my title?

It is considered to be illegal for a PT to identified himself or herself as a doctor without also clearly informing the public of his or her professional credential as a PT.

Are there any specific requirements for posting notifications or licenses?

The 'Consumer Information and Awareness Act' as codified in O.C.G.A. § 43-1-33  in relation to conspicuously posting and affirmatively communicating your type of regulatory designator (PT, PTA), level of education, and training to all current and prospective patients by way of a name badge, facility notices and advertisements.

When does a PT have to notify the board of any information changes?

Within thirty (30) days.


Ga. Code Ann. § 43‐33‐18

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