Continued Competency

201 KAR 22:045. Continued competency requirements and procedures.

RELATES TO: KRS 327.010(1), (2), 327.070
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 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 continued competency requirements and procedures.

Section 1. Definitions. (1) “Contact hour” means the number of hours spent participating in an activity.

(2) “Continued competency” means a planned learning experience relating to the scope of physical therapy practice in KRS 327.010(1), whether the subject is intervention, examination, research, documentation, education, or management of health care delivery systems.

(3) “Practice in the field of physical therapy” means direct patient care, management of patient care, or teaching in a physical therapy educational program.

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