2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 12 - Professions and Occupations
Health Care
Article 40.5 - Occupational Therapy Practice Act
§ 12-40.5-108. Scope of article - exclusions

CO Rev Stat ยง 12-40.5-108 (2016) What's This?

(1) This article does not prevent or restrict the practice, services, or activities of:

(a) A person licensed or otherwise regulated in this state by any other law from engaging in his or her profession or occupation as defined in the article under which he or she is licensed;

(b) A person pursuing a course of study leading to a degree in occupational therapy at an educational institution with an accredited occupational therapy program if that person is designated by a title that clearly indicates his or her status as a student and if he or she acts under appropriate instruction and supervision;

(c) A person fulfilling the supervised fieldwork experience requirements of section 12-40.5-106 (1) if the experience constitutes a part of the experience necessary to meet the requirement of section 12-40.5-106 (1) and the person acts under appropriate supervision; or

(d) Occupational therapy in this state by any legally qualified occupational therapist from another state or country when providing services on behalf of a temporarily absent occupational therapist licensed in this state, so long as the unlicensed occupational therapist is acting in accordance with rules established by the director. The unlicensed practice must not be of more than four weeks' duration, and a person shall not undertake unlicensed practice more than once in any twelve-month period.

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