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Wyoming Physical Therapy Procedures and Modalities
Qualification for grade V joint manipulation (high velocity, low amplitude thrust manipulation) requires hands-on practical evaluation and includes one or more of the following:
Dry needling may not be performed by a PTA or a physical therapy aide.
Licensed physical therapists shall demonstrate that they have received training in dry needling in a course approved by state boards of physical therapy, the American Physical Therapy Association or individual chapters of the American Physical Therapy Association, the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy, or the International Association for Continuing Education Training.
The physical therapist shall supply written documentation, upon request by the Board, that substantiates appropriate training as required by this rule. Failure to provide written documentation may result in disciplinary action taken by the Board.
A physical therapist may purchase, store, and administer topical medications, including topical aerosol medications, as part of the practice of physical therapy. A physical therapist shall comply with any protocols of the United States pharmacopoeia for storage of medications.
A valid order or prescription for medication classified as a legend drug is needed before administration to a patient. Physical therapy facilities must work with a pharmacist to assist with proper protocols for storage of medications. A record of dosage form, quantity, and strength of medication administered to each patient is required in the medical record.
Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 33-25-101
062.0001.7 Wyo. Code R. § 2
062.0001.7 Wyo. Code R. § 3
062.0001.10 Wyo. Code R. § 2
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