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Tennessee PT License Exemptions

Education Programs

A physical therapist or physical therapist assistant licensed in another United States jurisdiction or a foreign-educated physical therapist credentialed in another country, performing physical therapy as part of teaching or participating in an educational seminar of no more than sixty (60) days in a calendar year.

Employment by Federal Government or Military

A physical therapist or physical therapist assistant while practicing in the United States armed services, United States public health service or veterans administration as based on requirements under federal regulations for state licensure of health care providers.

Short Term Practice

A physical therapist or physical therapist assistant licensed in another United States jurisdiction who is temporarily performing physical therapy for members of established athletic teams, athletic corporations or performing arts companies that are training, competing or performing in Tennessee; provided, however, that a person performing physical therapy in this state shall agree to use the secretary of state for service of process.

Citation

Tenn. Code Ann. ยง 63-13-305

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