Alaska Administrative Code
Title 12 - Professional Regulations
Part 1 - Boards and Commissions Subject to Centralized Licensing
Chapter 54 - State Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Board
Article 2 - Physical Therapy Licensure by Credentials
Section 12 AAC 54.130 - Temporary military courtesy license

Universal Citation: 12 AK Admin Code 12 AAC 54.130

Current through December 14, 2023

(a) The board will issue a temporary military courtesy license to an active duty military member or spouse of an active duty military member of the armed forces of the United States to practice as a physical therapist or physical therapy assistant to an applicant who meets the requirements of AS 08.01.063 and this section not later than 30 days after the board receives a completed application.

(b) An applicant for a temporary military courtesy license under this section

(1) must submit an application on a form provided by the department;

(2) must pay the temporary license application fee and fee for a temporary license set out under 12 AAC 02.105;

(3) must submit a copy of
(A) the applicant's current active duty military orders showing assignment to a duty station in this state; or

(B) if the applicant is the spouse of an active duty military member, the applicant's spouse's current active duty military orders showing assignment to a duty station in this state;

(4) must submit documentation showing the applicant is currently licensed and in good standing in another licensing jurisdiction and the applicant's license in the other jurisdiction is not suspended, revoked, or otherwise restricted except for failure to apply for renewal or failure to obtain the required continuing education requirements;

(5) must demonstrate that the licensing jurisdiction of the applicant's current licensure required a passing score on the examination required under 12 AAC 54.030(a)(5) as a condition of licensure; and

(6) may not have been convicted of a crime that affects the applicant's ability to practice as a physical therapist or physical therapy assistant competently and safely, as determined by the board.

(c) A temporary military courtesy license issued to an active duty military member or spouse of an active duty military member under this section will be issued for a period of 180 days and may be renewed for one additional 180-day period, at the discretion of the board.

(d) While practicing under a temporary military courtesy license issued under this section, the holder of the temporary military courtesy license must comply with the standards of practice set out in AS 08.84 and this chapter.

(e) The board may refuse to issue a temporary military courtesy license for the same reasons that it may deny, suspend, or revoke a license under AS 08.84.120.

Eff. 2/12/2023, Register 245, April 2023

Authority: AS 08.01.062

AS 08.01.063

AS 08.84.010

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