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Utah PT Supervision Definitions
General Supervision - Supervision and oversight of a person by a licensed PT when the licensed PT is immediately available in person, by telephone, or by electronic communication to assist the person.
Licensed Physical Therapist - A person licensed in Utah to engage in the practice of physical therapy.
Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant - A person licensed in Utah to engage in the practice of physical therapy under the supervision of a licensed PT.
On-Site Supervision - Supervision and oversight of a person by a licensed PT or a licensed PTA when the licensed PT or licensed PTA is:
Physical Therapy Aide - A person who:
Routine Assistance - Engaging in assembly and disassembly, maintenance and transportation, preparation and all other operational activities relevant to equipment and accessories necessary for treatment and providing only that type of elementary and direct patient care which the patient and family members could reasonably be expected to learn and perform.
Supportive Personnel - A PTA or a physical therapy aide and does not include a student in a PT or PTA program.
Utah Code § 58-24b-102
Utah Admin. Code r. 156-24b-102
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