4. Hawaii HRS 461J – Practice of Physical Therapy, Prohibited Practices, Exemptions, Licenses and Board Powers, and License Actions
This section of the course reviews the practice of physical therapy as defined by 461J, including prohibited practices (ex. dry needling). This chapter describes the board’s role and powers. The process of licensing is outlined to include differences between permanent and temporary licenses, as well as sanctions of revocation, suspension, and probation. Discussion on exemptions to the practice act is included in this section. The chapter touches on how PTs can identify themselves by defining the titles and abbreviations that can be used.