201 KAR 22:040. Procedure for renewal or reinstatement of a credential for a physical therapist or a physical therapist assistant

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/201/022/040.htm
Published: 2015

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      201

KAR 22:040. Procedure for renewal or reinstatement of a credential for a

physical therapist or a physical therapist assistant.

 

      RELATES

TO: KRS 12.355, 164.772, 214.610(1), 327.050(8), (9), 327.070, 327.075

      STATUTORY

AUTHORITY: KRS 327.040(10), (11)

      NECESSITY,

FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 327.040(11) authorizes the board to promulgate

administrative regulations for the effectuation of the purposes of KRS Chapter

327, and 327.040(10) authorizes the board to promulgate administrative regulations

establishing a measure of continued competency as a condition of license

renewal. This administrative regulation establishes the requirements and

procedures for the renewal and reinstatement of credentials.

 

      Section

1. A credential shall be renewed upon:

      (1)

Payment of the renewal fee established in 201 KAR 22:135 on or before March 31st

of each uneven numbered year. The fee shall be waived for renewal of license or

certificate held by active duty member of Armed Forces as established in KRS

12.355;

      (2)

Submission of the completed Renewal or Reinstatement Application;

      (3)

Verification of continued competence as established in 201 KAR 22:045;

      (4)

Compliance with the course requirement in KRS 327.050(8), verification of

completion of a Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) approved two (2)

hour course on the transmission, control, treatment, and prevention of human

immunodeficiency virus infection and AIDS, pursuant to KRS 214.610(1), but not

more than one (1) time every ten (10) years. The course shall be completed

within the renewal biennial period that it is due; and

      (5)

Verification that, since the last renewal period, the credential holder has

not:

      (a)

Been in violation of KRS 327.070;

      (b)

Had a professional license or credential disciplined or under current

disciplinary review in this state or another jurisdiction;

      (c)

Had a civil claim made against the credential holder which related to the

credential holder's practice of physical therapy; or

      (d)

Defaulted on the repayment obligation of financial aid programs administered by

the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) pursuant to KRS

164.772.

 

      Section

2. Credentials not renewed by the board by March 31 of each uneven numbered

year shall lapse.

 

      Section

3.(1) A credential holder who has a credential that has lapsed may, within

three (3) years of the lapsed date, reinstate upon:

      (a)

Meeting the requirements of Section 1(2), (4), and (5) of this administrative

regulation for the current renewal period;

      (b)

Verification of having obtained within two (2) years prior to the date of

submission of the completed Renewal or Reinstatement Application:

      1.

Thirty (30) hours of continued competency as established in 201 KAR 22:045,

Section 2(1)(a)1, 2, and 3 and (c) for a physical therapist; or

      2.

Twenty (20) hours of continued competency as established in 201 KAR 22:045,

Section 2(1)(b)1, 2, and 3 and (c) for a physical therapist assistant; and

      (c)

Submission of payment of the reinstatement fee established in 201 KAR 22:135.

      (2)

Continued competency hours submitted under subsection (1)(b) of this section

for reinstatement shall satisfy the continued competency hours for the next

renewal period as established in 201 KAR 22:045, Section 2(2) and (3).

 

      Section

4. A credential holder who has a credential that has lapsed may, more than

three (3) years of the lapsed date, reinstate upon:

      (1)

Meeting the requirements of Section 3 of this administrative regulation;

      (2)

Submission of all credentials from other jurisdictions since last renewal; and

      (3)

Completing the following requirements of the board if not holding a current

credential from any other jurisdiction since last renewal:

      (a)

Submission of evidence of professional competency;

      (b)

An agreement to practice physical therapy under direct supervision not to

exceed six (6) months;

      (c)

Successful completion of the board-approved examination; or

      (d)

Any combination of paragraphs (a) through (c) of this subsection.

 

      Section

5. Incorporation by Reference. (1) "Renewal or Reinstatement Application",

June 2012, is incorporated by reference.

      (2)

This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable

copyright law, at the Board of Physical Therapy, 312 Whittington Parkway, Suite

102, Louisville, Kentucky 40222, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (39

Ky.R. 77; eff. 9-19-2012; 40 Ky.R. 2612; 41 Ky.R. 31; eff. 8-1-2014.)