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Tennessee PT Identification and Notification

Individual Identification

A physical therapist shall use the letters "PT" in connection with their name or place of business to denote licensure under this part.

 A physical therapist assistant shall use the letters "PTA" in connection with the person's name to denote licensure.

Display of License

Each licensee shall display a copy of the licensee's license or current renewal verification in a location accessible to public view at the licensee's place of employment.

Required Disclosures

Physical therapists shall inform the patient of any financial arrangements connected to the referral process.

Physical therapists shall disclose in writing any financial interest in products they endorse and recommend to their patients.

The licensee has the responsibility to ensure that the patient has knowledge of freedom of choice in services and products.

Notice of Information Changes

Change of Address - Each person holding a license who has had a change of address shall file in writing with the Board his current mailing address, giving both old and new addresses. Such notification should be received in the Board’s administrative office no later than thirty (30) days after such change is effective and must reference the individual’s name, profession, and license number.

Change of Name - An individual registered with the Board shall notify the Board in writing within thirty (30) days of a name change. The notice shall provide both the old and new name, a notarized photocopy of the official document involved, and must reference the individual’s profession and license number.

Citations

Tenn. Code Ann. § 63-13-308

Tenn. Code Ann. § 63-13-317

Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1150-01-.16

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