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Title XXXII
REGULATION OF PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
Chapter 486
PHYSICAL THERAPY PRACTICE
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F.S. 486.025
486.025 Powers and duties of the Board of Physical Therapy Practice.The board may administer oaths, summon witnesses, take testimony in all matters relating to its duties under this chapter, establish or modify minimum standards of practice of physical therapy as defined in s. 486.021, including, but not limited to, standards of practice for the performance of dry needling by physical therapists, and adopt rules pursuant to ss. 120.536(1) and 120.54 to implement this chapter. The board may also review the standing and reputability of any school or college offering courses in physical therapy and whether the courses of such school or college in physical therapy meet the standards established by the appropriate accrediting agency referred to in s. 486.031(3)(a). In determining the standing and reputability of any such school and whether the school and courses meet such standards, the board may investigate and personally inspect the school and courses.
History.s. 12, ch. 57-67; ss. 36, 44, ch. 78-95; s. 2, ch. 79-116; s. 365, ch. 81-259; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 3, 24, ch. 83-86; ss. 4, 17, 18, 19, 20, ch. 86-31; s. 4, ch. 89-124; ss. 4, 5, ch. 91-429; s. 158, ch. 98-200; s. 2, ch. 2020-128.
Note.Former s. 486.121.