Pennsylvania Department of State
PENNSYLVANIA STATE BOARD OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY EDUCATION AND LICENSURE

September 2010 www.dos.state.pa.us
BOARD MEETING DATES
Sept. 23, 2010
Nov. 18, 2010

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A listing of disciplinary or corrective measures taken by the 29 professional licensing boards and commissions, Charitable Organizations and Notaries Public.
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The 21st Century Challenge: Continuing Competence

by Norman L. Johnson, PT

Inherent to the name, Physical Therapy has been a dynamic profession of growth for nearly a century.  The profession is driven by education, innovation and the application of research.  However, the challenge exists to disseminate salient information into the practice arena for timely adoption.  Despite the advent of modern technology, a lag exists between the release of relevant research findings and the incorporation into clinical practice.

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Why Should You File a Complaint with
the State Board of Physical Therapy?


by Timothy M. Schell, PT

When and why should you file a complaint with the State Board of Physical Therapy?  There are several categories or areas of practice, licensure and personal conduct that may warrant filing a complaint.


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Health Licensing Board Roundtable
Yields Positive Feedback and Results


by Kaitlin Murphy, Office of Communications and Press intern

Acting Secretary Basil L. Merenda and Deputy Commissioner Mark Vessella held the first Health Licensing Board Roundtable discussion meeting in several years on July 15.  The meeting’s 30 attendees included board chairs, administrators and division chiefs.

During the meeting, various administrative issues were discussed and board chairs were given the opportunity to raise issues of concern for their board.


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PA Board of Physical Therapy
P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
717.783.1389 | ST-PHYSICAL@pa.gov
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