Alaska Physical Therapist Licensing

• 27 March 2020

Alaska Licensing Overview for a Physical Therapist

Licensing for a physical therapist in Alaska is controlled by the Alaska State Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy Board .

General Guidelines for a Physical Therapist in Alaska

Specific requirements to perform physical therapist services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?

Physical Therapist

General requirements for a physical therapist license?

• Have graduated from a school of physical therapy approved by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association, or the American Physical Therapy Association.

• Pass to the satisfaction of the board an examination prepared by a national testing service approved by the board to determine the applicant’s fitness for practice as a physical therapist or physical therapy assistant, or be entitled to licensure without examination

• Meet qualifications for licensure established in regulations adopted by the board under AS 08.84.010(b).

What’s the state licensing site for a physical therapist?

Alaska State Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy Board

What are some training programs available for a physical therapist?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

Check with local governing body for updated details.

What are fees associated with licensing?

Check with local governing body for updated details.

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