2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 448. Medical practices.
448.962 Applicability.

448.962

448.962 Applicability. This subchapter does not do any of the following:

448.962(1)

(1) Require any of the following to be licensed as an occupational therapist:

448.962(1)(a)

(a) Any person employed as an occupational therapist by a federal agency, as defined under s. 59.57 (2) (c) 1., if the person provides occupational therapy solely under the direction or control of the federal agency by which he or she is employed.

448.962(1)(b)

(b) Any person pursuing a supervised course of study, including internship, leading to a degree or certificate in occupational therapy under an accredited or approved educational program, if the person is designated by a title which clearly indicates his or her status as a student or trainee.

448.962(1)(c)

(c) Any person performing occupational therapy services in this state under a limited permit, as provided under s. 448.963 (4), if at least one of the following applies:

448.962(1)(c)1.

1. The person is licensed or certified as an occupational therapist under the law of another state which has licensure or certification requirements that are determined by the board to be at least as stringent as the requirements of this subchapter.

448.962(1)(c)2.

2. The person meets the requirements for initial certification as an occupational therapist, registered, established by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy.

448.962(1)(d)

(d) Any person lawfully practicing within the scope of a license, permit, registration or certification granted by this state or the federal government.

448.962(1)(e)

(e) Any person assisting an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant in practice under the direct, immediate and on-premises supervision of the occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant.

448.962(2)

(2) Require any of the following to be licensed as an occupational therapy assistant:

448.962(2)(a)

(a) Any person employed as an occupational therapy assistant by a federal agency, as defined under s. 59.57 (2) (c) 1., if the person provides occupational therapy solely under the direction or control of the federal agency by which he or she is employed.

448.962(2)(b)

(b) Any person pursuing a supervised course of study leading to a degree or certificate in occupational therapy assistantship under an approved educational program, if the person is designated by a title which clearly indicates his or her status as a student or trainee.

448.962(2)(c)

(c) Any person performing occupational therapy services in this state under a limited permit, as provided under s. 448.963 (4), if at least one of the following applies:

448.962(2)(c)1.

1. The person is licensed or certified as an occupational therapy assistant under the law of another state which has licensure or certification requirements that are determined by the board to be at least as stringent as the requirements of this subchapter.

448.962(2)(c)2.

2. The person meets the requirements for initial certification as a certified occupational therapy assistant, established by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy.

448.962(2)(d)

(d) Any person lawfully practicing within the scope of a license, permit, registration or certification granted by this state or the federal government.

448.962 - ANNOT.

History: 1999 a. 180 ss. 25 to 31, 56.

448.962 - ANNOT.

Cross Reference: See also ch. OT 4, Wis. adm. code.

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