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Maryland OT Scope of Practice
How is occupational therapy defined in Maryland?
“Occupational therapy” means the therapeutic use of purposeful and meaningful goal–directed activities to evaluate, consult, and treat individuals who:
What is included in the practice of occupational therapy?
“Occupational therapy principles” include:
“Occupational therapy procedures” include:
What is specifically excluded from the practice?
“Occupational therapy procedures” do not include the adjustment or manipulation of any of the osseous structures of the body or spine.
Are there any special trainings or requirements?
Physical Agent Modalities
Wound Care (Updated June 18, 2002)
Feeding and Swallowing Therapy - OT and OTA Authority to Perform
(Updated May 18, 2007)
Md. Code, Gho. §10–101
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