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New Jersey PT Aides
What can an aide do?
Routine tasks relating to:
Such other assignments with respect to patient care as may be specifically made by the licensed physical therapist, including:
What is an aide expressly prohibited from doing?
A PT shall not authorize or permit an unlicensed person to engage in the following activities:
What are the responsibilities of the PT when delegating to an aide?
When providing direct supervision, a supervising PT shall be in the same building or, where physical therapy is rendered in several contiguous buildings, in one of the contiguous buildings, while the licensed physical therapist assistant is rendering care. The supervising PT shall be constantly available through electronic communications for consultation or for recall to the area where the PTA or aide is rendering care.
What type of supervision is required?
N.J. Rev. Stat. § 45:9-37.34a
N.J.A.C. § 13:39A-2.4