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Implementation of Direct Access to Physical Therapy (CD)
Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
Category: District Meetings

This course will describe the impact associated with practicing in a direct access environment in Texas. This is relevant to licensees since HB29 allowing direct access to PR services became law in 2019. 1CCU

At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:

1. Identify and review the 2019 changes to the Texas Physical Therapy Practice Act; 
2. Review the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners resources interpreting recent Texas Physical Therapy Practice Act changes;
3. Recall and delineate the requirements necessary for a physical therapists to treat a patient without referral from a physician in Texas; 
4. Discuss how the recent changes to the Texas Physical Therapy Practice Act might be applied in different practice settings.

Dr. Jaime Gonzalez is an Assistant Professor and the Assistant Director of Clinical Education at the University of the Incarnate Word. He is board certified clinical specialist in Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy and has extensive experience working in a primary care, physician-extender role. Additionally, Dr. Gonzalez maintains a limited practice covering sports venues and providing concierge PT services to private-pay clients.

7:00pm-8:00pm Online Course


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CCUs will be applied to your TPTA Member Account about 2 weeks after the course. If you are a TPTA member do not create a new login. If you are unable to login to your member account, email [email protected] for assistance. Non-members will also be able to retrieve their credits in the same profile they use to register for the course. Registration is limited.

Registration is a 2-step process. Click below to begin. After completing step 1, you will receive an email with additional instructions. You must complete both steps to receive your unique course link. In order to receive credit, please remember you must remain in the course for the entire time.

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Contact: Jorge Guerrero at [email protected]