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10.46.01.00.htm 10.46.01.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 46 BOARD OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PRACTICE Chapter 01 General Regulations Authority: General Provisions Article, §4-333(c) Health Occupations Article, §10-101, 10-205, 10-301, 10-302, 10-304, 10-311―10-313, 10-402, and 10-403; Annotated Code of Maryland
10.46.01.01.htm 10.46.01.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Aide" means any individual who is not licensed by the Board to perform occupational therapy or limited occupational therapy and who provides supportive services to the occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant under direct supervision.2) “AOTA” means the American Occupational Therapy Association, formerly the American Occupational Therapy Certification Board
10.46.01.02.htm 10.46.01.02. 02 Licensure.. A. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, an individual shall be licensed by the Board before the individual may practice occupational therapy or limited occupational therapy.B. Term and Renewal of License.. 1) An initial license is issued after successfully completing the application process and is valid for 2-1/2 years or less.2) At least 30 days before the expiration date of the license, the Board shall send a notice of renewal by electronic means o
10.46.01.03.htm 10.46.01.03. 03 Standards of Practice.. A. Occupational Therapist.. 1) An occupational therapist shall exercise sound judgment and provide adequate care in the performance of duties as provided in nationally recognized standards of practice.2) An occupational therapist shall document client information as follows:. a) Evaluation;. b) Treatment program;. c) Progress reports;. d) Reevaluations; and. e) Discharge summaries, verbal orders, and clarification orders in accordan
10.46.01.04.htm 10.46.01.04. 04 Supervision Requirements.. A. Occupational Therapist.. 1) A licensed occupational therapist may supervise the clinical practice of the following:. a) Occupational therapist;. b) Occupational therapy assistant;. c) Temporary occupational therapist;. d) Temporary occupational therapy assistant;. e) Aide; and. f) Occupational therapy student or occupational therapy assistant student.. 2) Unless otherwise stated, a supervisor need not be physically present on
10.46.01.05.htm 10.46.01.05. 05 Documentation Requirements for Supervision.. A. Occupational Therapy Assistant. Documentation for supervision of an occupational therapy assistant shall include, but is not limited to:1) Reports or summaries documenting compliance with periodic supervision that are written and signed with credentials by the occupational therapy assistant and cosigned by the supervising occupational therapist;2) Documentation for planned discharges from the occupational therapy treat
10.46.01.06.htm 10.46.01.06. 06 Authority to Practice.. It is unlawful for an individual who has a revoked, suspended, electively nonrenewed, or expired license status for any reason to:A. Practice occupational therapy in the State; or. B. Use licensing credentials as specified in Regulation .07 of this chapter..
10.46.01.07.htm 10.46.01.07. 07 Licensure Status Representation.. Individuals authorized to practice occupational therapy by the Board, and only those individuals, shall use the following credentials to represent licensure status to the public:A. Licensed occupational therapist (OT/L). B. Licensed occupational therapy assistant (OTA/L). C. Temporary occupational therapy licensee (OT/LT) and. D. Temporary occupational therapy assistant licensee (OTA/LT).
10.46.01.08.htm 10.46.01.08. 08 Disclosure for Compelling Public Purpose.. A. The Board may find that a compelling public purpose warrants disclosure of information in a certification, licensing, or investigative file, regardless of whether there has been a request for the information, and may disclose the information under the following circumstances:1) The information concerns possible criminal activity and is disclosed to a federal, state, or local law enforcement or prosecutorial official or authority;
10.46.01.9999.htm 10.46.01.9999. Administrative History Effective date: January 31, 1983 (10:2 Md. R. 109). Regulation .01 amended effective July 3, 1995 (22:13 Md. R. 968). Regulation .02 amended effective July 3, 1995 (22:13 Md. R. 968). Regulation .03 repealed effective July 20, 1992 (19:14 Md. R. 1284). Regulation .03 adopted effective July 3, 1995 (22:13 Md. R. 968). Regulation .04 adopted effective July 3, 1995 (22:13 Md. R. 968) ―. Regulations .01―04 repealed and new Regulation .01―06 adopted as an emergen
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