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Oregon PT Reassessment
A physical therapist shall perform a reassessment of a patient as follows:
In the course of performing the reassessment, a physical therapist shall personally examine the patient, assess the patient's functional status, select specific tests and measurements, formulate clinical judgments regarding the patient, and update the goals or plan of care.
Only a physical therapist may perform a reassessment. A physical therapist shall not delegate the performance of a reassessment to a physical therapist assistant or to an aide. However, a physical therapist may delegate to a physical therapist assistant the gathering of data for a reassessment.
When a physical therapist is required to perform a reassessment the record of the reassessment shall include at a minimum:
After a physical therapist performs and documents a reassessment, either the physical therapist or a physical therapist assistant may prepare a progress summary of the patient’s physical therapy status based upon the physical therapist’s performance of a reassessment.