4755-23-13 Requirements for teaching physical therapy.

(A) Pursuant to section 4755.482 of the Revised Code, no individual shall teach a physical therapy theory and procedures course in physical therapy education as the faculty of record without obtaining a license to practice physical therapy in Ohio.

(B) Notwithstanding paragraph (A) of this rule, an individual may teach a physical therapy theory and procedures course as the faculty of record without holding an Ohio physical therapy license in the following situations:

(1) A physical therapist who holds a current, valid license to practice physical therapy in another U.S. state or territory may teach physical therapy theory and procedures for up to one year without obtaining a license in Ohio.

(2) A physical therapist who holds a current, valid license or registration to practice physical therapy in another country who is not licensed as a physical therapist in any U.S. state or territory may teach a physical therapy theory and procedures course without holding an Ohio physical therapy license if the following apply:

(a) Either the foreign licensed individual or the physical therapy educational institution apply to the physical therapy section for authorization for the individual to teach for up to one year; and

(b) A designated member(s) of the physical therapy section approves the application.

(C) One year means three hundred sixty-five consecutive days from the first day that the individual teaches in Ohio.

(D) If a non-Ohio licensed physical therapist plans on teaching physical therapy theory and procedures for more than one year, the individual must obtain an Ohio physical therapist license prior to the completion of the one year period.

(E) An individual teaching physical therapy theory and procedures as the faculty of record without a current Ohio license pursuant to paragraph (B) of this rule must notify the physical therapy section. The notification shall include:

(1) The individual's name;

(2) The physical therapy education institution where the individual will teach;

(3) The name and number of the course(s) that the individual will teach;

(4) The date that the individual will commence teaching in Ohio; and

(5) The license number for all valid physical therapy licenses held in the United States or any foreign country.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/15/2010 and 01/15/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4755.411
Rule Amplifies: 4755.482
Prior Effective Dates: 5/1/09