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Utah Occupational Therapy Definitions
The Utah occupational therapy legal and regulatory definitions.
“Board” - The Utah Board of Occupational Therapy.
“Individual Treatment Plan” - A written record composed for each client by a person licensed under this chapter to engage in the practice of occupational therapy.
“Individual Treatment Plan” - Includes:
“Manual Therapy”- The use of skilled hand movements to manipulate tissues of the body for a therapeutic purpose.
“Occupational Therapist” - A person licensed under this chapter to practice occupational therapy.
“Occupational Therapy Aide” - A person who is not licensed under this chapter but who provides supportive services under the supervision of an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant.
“Occupational Therapy Assistant” - A person licensed in Utah to practice occupational therapy under the supervision of an occupational therapist.
“Physical Agent Modalities”- Specialized treatment procedures including: superficial thermal agents, deep thermal agents, electrotherapeutic agents, and mechanical devices.
“Practice of Occupational Therapy” - The therapeutic use of everyday life activities with an individual:
“Qualified Continuing Professional Education” - Continuing education that meets the standards set forth in Subsection R156-42a-304.
Utah Code § 58-42a-102
Utah Admin. Code r. 156-42a-102
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