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Wisconsin PT Ordering X-Rays
When a physical therapist orders an X-ray, the physical therapist shall communicate with the patient’s primary care physician or an appropriate health care practitioner to ensure coordination of care, unless all of the following apply:
A physical therapist may order x−rays to be performed by qualified persons if the physical therapist satisfies one of the following qualifications:
The physical therapist has successfully completed a formal x−ray ordering training program meeting all of the following criteria:
Wis. Stat. 448.56
Wis. Admin. Code Trans. PT 10.02
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