PTs, PTAs, and students should understand requirements for supervision and teamwork.
APTA has numerous resources on the appropriate use of personnel.
You should review information on state licensure and practice acts, as the requirements for the use of personnel vary widely from state to state.
When you review the regulations for your state, look carefully at the definitions for the different physical therapy personnel covered and how supervision is defined and applied.
APTA also has several policies related to supervision:
May 24, 2020 /
Jan 18, 2019
Learn how to stay in compliance with Medicare while providing supervision to students, PTAs, and physical therapy aides.
May 1, 2019 / Article
Additional Supervision and Teamwork Content
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An analysis of SNFs across the country echoes some themes from recent research sponsored by APTA and AOTA.
Oct 7, 2020 /
Heidi Moyer, PT, DPT, shares what she’s learned through her years working on teams and gives tips for successful team work.
Aug 25, 2020 /
APTA Outstanding PT-PTA Team Award winners Christine Davidson, PT, DPT, and Nanako Barry, PTA, CBIS, share their model for success and answer your questions.
Mar 25, 2020 /
A physical therapist with scoliosis helps others with the condition. By April Gerard, PT
Oct 1, 2019 / Column
When general supervision is legal but problematic.