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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 8. Business and Professions
- Chapter 84. Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists
- Section 120. Refusal, Revocation, and Suspension of License.
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AS 08.84.120. Refusal, Revocation, and Suspension of License.
- (a) The board may refuse to license an applicant, may refuse to renew the license of a person, and may suspend or revoke
the license of a person who
- (1) has obtained or attempted to obtain a license by fraud or material misrepresentation;
- (2) uses drugs or alcohol in a manner that affects the person's ability to practice physical therapy or occupational
therapy competently and safely;
- (3) has been convicted of a state or federal felony or other crime that affects the person's ability to practice
competently and safely;
- (4) is guilty, in the judgment of the board, of gross negligence or malpractice or has engaged in conduct contrary to the
recognized standards of ethics of the physical therapy profession or the occupational therapy profession;
- (5) has continued to practice physical therapy or occupational therapy after becoming unfit due to physical or mental
- (6) has failed to refer a patient to another qualified professional when the patient's condition is beyond the training or
ability of the person;
- (7) as a physical therapy assistant, has attempted to practice physical therapy that has not been initiated, supervised,
and terminated by a licensed physical therapist; or
- (8) as an occupational therapy assistant, has attempted to practice occupational therapy that has not been supervised by a
licensed occupational therapist.
- (b) The refusal or suspension of a license may be modified or rescinded if the person has been rehabilitated to the
satisfaction of the board.
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