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North Carolina PT Board Position Statements and Forms

Position Statements

Supervision and Documentation (Notes) - reviewed 06-08-22

Business Entities / Corporate Information - reviewed 06-08-22

Direct Access (includes spinal manipulation without referral) - reviewed 06-08-22

EMG & Nerve Conduction Studies - reviewed 06-08-22

Oversight of Home Health Aides by Physical Therapist - reviewed 06-08-22

Performance of Medical Procedures Requested of Physical Therapy Licensees in Healthcare Settings (Formerly: Performance of Finger Blood Specimens)- updated 03-08-23

Physical Therapist’s Role in Managing and Recording Medications - reviewed 06-08-22

Physical Therapists Who Perform Massage - reviewed 06-08-22

Use and Storage of Medications for Iontophoresis and Phonophoresis - reviewed 06-08-22

Use of Clinical Designator, PT, DPT, and PTA - updated 06-08-22

Documentation - Discharge Summary - reviewed 06-08-22

Removal of Sutures or Staples by a PT (see also Position Statement 6: Performance of Medical Procedures Requested of Physical Therapy Licensees in Healthcare Settings) – reviewed 06-08-22

NCBPTE Position Statement on Pelvic Health in the NC PT Scope of Practice (also includes Performance of soft tissue mobilization using biofeedback, electrical stimulation, and internal pelvic floor muscle techniques vaginally or rectally by a PTA - adopted 06-08-22

Performance of Sharp Debridement by a Physical Therapist Assistant - reviewed 06-08-22

Performance of Mobilization by a Physical Therapist Assistant - reviewed 06-08-22

Scope of Authority of the Physical Therapist Assistant to Assist the Physical Therapist with Functional Capacity Evaluations - reviewed 06-08-22

Utilization of the Physical Therapist Assistant to Assist the Physical Therapist With Patient Screens - reviewed 06-08-22

PT Aide – role in patient care and supervisory responsibility of the PT - reviewed 06-08-22

Electronic Signatures - reviewed 06-08-22

Vitamins, Nutritional Supplements, Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medications - reviewed 06-08-22

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