Title 58 Chapter 24b Section 405

Occupations and Professions
Physical Therapy Practice Act
Section 405
Animal physical therapy.

            

58-24b-405.   Animal physical therapy.

            (1) Subject to Subsection 58-28-307(12)(b), a licensed physical therapist may practice animal physical therapy if the licensed physical therapist completes at least 100 hours of animal physical therapy training and education, which shall include:

            (a) 50 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian;

            (b) completion of a quadruped anatomy course; and

            (c) continuing education for the required hours remaining.

            (2) Subject to Subsection 58-28-307(12)(b), a licensed physical therapist assistant may practice animal physical therapy, within the scope of the licensed physical therapist assistant's practice, if the licensed physical therapist assistant:

            (a) is under the on-site supervision or general supervision of a physical therapist who has complied with the requirements of Subsection (1); and

            (b) completes at least 100 hours of animal physical therapy training and education, which shall include:

            (i) 50 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian;

            (ii) completion of a quadruped anatomy course; and

            (iii) continuing education for the required hours remaining.


Enacted by Chapter 220, 2009 General Session