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Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Supervision and Delegation
"Direct on-premises supervision" means the physical presence of a licensed physical therapist in the facility, including affiliated buildings in immediate proximity, who is immediately available to exercise supervision, direction and control.
Actions that Cannot be Delegated
A physical therapist may not assign or delegate to physical therapist assistants or supportive personnel functions which require the formal education or training and the skill and knowledge of a licensed physical therapist, including the following functions:
A physical therapist may not assign or delegate to a physical therapist assistant or supportive personnel screenings to determine the need for the following:
63 P. S. § 1
49 Pa. Code §40.53