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New Mexico PT Survey

Scope of Practice

  • How is the practice of physical therapy defined?
  • What does the practice of physical therapy include?
  • Services specifically excluded from the scope of practice
  • Other services addressed by the board or regulations

Telehealth

  • Does the state board allow therapists to practice through telehealth?

Referral Requirement

  • Is a referral required to provide PT services?
  • Exceptions to the referral requirement?

Physical Therapy Assistants

  • Which services are PTAs allowed to practice?
  • Are there specific services that PTAs are prohibited from practicing?
  • What type of supervision is required?
  • Does the supervising physical therapist need to co-sign documentation created by the PTA?

Physical Therapy Aides

  • What can an aide do?
  • What is an aide expressly prohibited from doing?
  • What type of supervision is required?

Continuing Education

  • How many CE hours are required for therapists?
  • What are the CE requirements assistants?
  • How long is the continuing education period?
  • Due date for CE requirements
  • Are there any specific course requirements?
  • Can extra CE credits be carried over to the next period?
  • How long to CE records need to be maintained?
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