State Approval

State Practice Acts and Rules

State approval rules related to continued competency are continually changing in various states.  Therefore, it is the responsibility of the licensee to ensure that all courses meet the requirements for the state in which he or she is licensed. This page lists the states with a link to resources where you can find rules regarding continued competency in that state (click on the state name you are interested in).

At the time of publication, the course certificate, received after completing the posttest with an 80% or better, should provide proof of qualified continued competency as per statute for the following states: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Hawaii,Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

PTAonly.com is working toward approval as a continuing education provider in the following states (anticipated time for approval cannot be determined): Alabama, Alaska, California, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and Texas.

The following states will accept the courses that are approved by the WPTA: Alaska,Delaware, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Vermont, Wyoming

The following states do have an exemption process: Louisiana (can submit course approval form after completion to state with $20.00 fee within 90 days of completion, Vermont (can submit approval form for course before completing it), West Virginia (licensee has to submit form for approval of course)

Alabama  (700-X-3)

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware  (13.0)

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia (need to click on address)

http://rules.sos.state.ga.us/pages/GEORGIA_STATE_BOARD_OF_PHYSICAL_THERAPY/index.html

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky  (Category 2)

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming