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Ohio Physical Therapy Supervision and Delegation
"Direct supervision" means the physical therapist or physical therapist assistant is in the same building and available to immediately respond to the needs of the patient. The physical therapist or physical therapist assistant shall have direct contact with the patient during each visit.
Which services can only be performed by a licensed physical therapist?
The physical therapist performs the following, none of which may be delegated:
What are the responsibilities of the PT when delegating?
Delegation in physical therapy is the sole responsibility of the physical therapist.
The responsibility for physical therapy care rendered by the physical therapist assistant, and other licensed personnel rests with the supervising physical therapist.
Ohio Admin. Code § 4755-27-03