(a) Upon completion of the application and payment of the nonrefundable fees, the board may issue a temporary permit, for a period not to exceed ninety days, to an applicant to practice as a physical therapist in this state or act as a physical therapist assistant in this state, if the applicant has completed the educational requirements set out in this article, pending the examination and who works under a supervising physical therapist with the scope of the supervision to be defined by legislative rule.
(b) The temporary permit expires thirty days after the board gives written notice to the permittee of the results of the first examination held following the issuance of the temporary permit, if the permittee receives a passing score on the examination. The permit shall expire immediately if the permittee receives a failing score on the examination.
(c) A temporary permit may be revoked by a majority vote of the board.
(d) An applicant may be issued only one temporary permit, and upon the expiration of the temporary permit, may not practice as a physical therapist or act as physical therapist assistant until he or she is fully licensed under the provisions of this article.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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