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Board Name: Board of Physical Therapy
Board ID: 24
Address: 665 Mainstream Drive, Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-532-3202
Board Contact: Diona E. Layden
Contact Phone: 615-741-8402
Appointing Authority: Governor
TCA: 63-13-318
Duties: Pursuant to Public Chapter 115 of the Public Acts of 2007, The Board of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy Examiners and its two (2) Committees (Committee of Occupational Therapy and Committee of Physical Therapy) has been replaced by the Board of Occupational Therapy and the Board of Physical Therapy. The Board of Physical Therapy is responsible for safeguarding the health, safety, and welfare of Tennesseans, by requiring that all who practice physical therapy within the state be qualified to practice. The Board interprets the laws, rules, and regulations to determine the appropriate standards of practice in an effort to ensure the highest degree of professional conduct. The Board is responsible for the investigation of alleged violations of the Practice Act and rules and is responsible for the discipline of licensees who are found guilty of such violation.
Number of Members: 5
Compensation: Each member shall be reimbursed for actual expenses incurred in the performance of official duties, and in addition, shall be entitled to a per diem of one hundred dollars ($100) for each day\\\'s services in conducting Board business.
Appropriations: Funds through the budget of the Department of Health.
Meeting Schedule: The board shall meet at least annually and at such times and places as it may deem necessary for the proper discharge of its duties.
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