842 IAC 1-6-1 - Definitions

Authority: IC 25-27-1-5

Affected: IC 25-1-9

Sec. 1.

For purposes of the standards of professional conduct and competent practice of physical therapy or practice as a physical therapist assistant, the following definitions apply:

(1) "Practitioner" means a person holding a license to practice physical therapy; a person holding a certificate to practice as a physical therapist assistant; or a person holding a temporary permit issued by the board.
(2) "Professional incompetence" may include, but is not limited to, a pattern or course of repeated conduct by a practitioner demonstrating a failure to exercise such reasonable care and diligence as is ordinarily exercised by practitioners in the same or similar circumstances in the same or similar locality.


842 IAC 1-6-1
Indiana Board of Physical Therapy; 842 IAC 1-6-1; filed Oct 3, 1988, 2:36 p.m.: 12 IR 386; readopted filed Nov 9, 2001, 3:16 p.m.: 25 IR 1325; readopted filed Oct 4, 2007, 3:35 p.m.: 20071031-IR-844070051RFA; readopted filed Nov 25, 2013, 9:24 a.m.: 20131225-IR-844130307RFA; readopted filed Nov 22, 2016, 12:11 p.m.: 20161221-IR-844160317RFA Readopted filed 5/26/2022, 9:18 a.m.: 20220622-IR-842220117RFA Filed 3/23/2023, 1:38 p.m.: 20230419-IR-842220353FRA Readopted filed 2/15/2024, 1:29 p.m.: 20240313-IR-842230774RFA

Transferred from the Medical Licensing Board of Indiana (844 IAC 6-7-1) to the Indiana Board of Physical Therapy (842 IAC 1-6-1) by P.L. 160-2019, SECTION 31, effective July 1, 2019.

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