(a) The board shall issue a license to any person who meets the requirements of this article upon payment of the license fee prescribed.
(b) The board may issue a limited permit to persons who have completed the education and fieldwork experience requirements of this article. The holder of a limited permit may practice occupational therapy only under the direct close supervision of an occupational therapist who holds a current license in this state. A limited permit is not renewable, and is valid for ninety days: Provided, That the limited permit expires immediately if the holder receives notification of a failing score on the examination.
(c) The board may issue a temporary license to an occupational therapist or an occupational therapy assistant who is licensed and in good standing in a jurisdiction whose standards are determined by the board or by a board-approved credentialing agency to be equivalent to the standards required for licensure in this state and who has submitted an application and the required fee. The holder of a temporary license may practice occupational therapy only in accordance with the provisions of this article. A temporary license is nonrenewable and is valid for thirty days. (d) The board shall prescribe the form of licenses. The licensee shall conspicuously display the license or a copy of the license at his or her principal place of employment. The licensee shall produce the original license upon the request of the board.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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