2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 448. Medical practices.
448.96 Definitions.

448.96

SUBCHAPTER VII
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS AFFILIATED CREDENTIALING BOARD

Subch. VII of Ch. 448 - ANNOT.

Cross Reference: See also OT, Wis. adm. code.
448.96 Definitions. In this subchapter:

448.96(1)

(1) "Affiliated credentialing board" means the occupational therapists affiliated credentialing board.

448.96(2)

(2) "Licensee" means an individual granted a license under this subchapter.

448.96(3)

(3) "Occupation" means intentional, action-oriented behavior that is personally meaningful to an individual and that is determined by the individual's characteristics, culture and environment.

448.96(4)

(4) "Occupational therapist" means an individual who is licensed by the affiliated credentialing board to practice occupational therapy.

448.96(5)

(5) "Occupational therapy" means the therapeutic use of purposeful and meaningful occupations to evaluate and treat individuals of all ages who have a disease, disorder, impairment, activity limitation or participation restriction that interferes with their ability to function independently in daily life roles and environments and to promote health and wellness.

448.96(6)

(6) "Occupational therapy assistant" means an individual who is licensed by the affiliated credentialing board to assist in the practice of occupational therapy under the supervision of an occupational therapist.

448.96 - ANNOT.

History: 1999 a. 180 ss. 20, 22, 56.

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