2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 448. Medical practices.
448.963 Licensure requirements; limited permits.

448.963

448.963 Licensure requirements; limited permits.

448.963(1)

(1) An applicant for a license granted under this subchapter shall do each of the following:

448.963(1)(a)

(a) Submit an application for the license to the department on a form provided by the department.

448.963(1)(b)

(b) Pay the fee specified in s. 440.05 (1).

448.963(2)

(2) The affiliated credentialing board shall grant a license as an occupational therapist to a person who does all of the following:

448.963(2)(a)

(a) Satisfies the requirements under sub. (1).

448.963(2)(b)

(b) Submits evidence satisfactory to the affiliated credentialing board that he or she has done any of the following:

448.963(2)(b)1.

1. Successfully completed the academic requirements and supervised internship of an educational program in occupational therapy recognized by the affiliated credentialing board and accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

448.963(2)(b)2.

2. Received initial certification as an occupational therapist by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy.

448.963(2)(b)3.

3. Been initially certified as an occupational therapist by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, if the affiliated credentialing board determines that the requirements for the certification are equivalent to the requirements under subds. 1. and 2.

448.963(2)(c)

(c) Passes an examination under s. 448.964.

448.963(3)

(3) The affiliated credentialing board shall grant a license as an occupational therapy assistant to a person who does all of the following:

448.963(3)(a)

(a) Satisfies the requirements under sub. (1).

448.963(3)(b)

(b) Submits evidence satisfactory to the affiliated credentialing board that he or she has done any of the following:

448.963(3)(b)1.

1. Successfully completed the academic requirements and supervised internship of an educational program in occupational therapy recognized by the affiliated credentialing board and accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

448.963(3)(b)2.

2. Received initial certification as an occupational therapy assistant by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy.

448.963(3)(b)3.

3. Been initially certified as an occupational therapy assistant by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, if the affiliated credentialing board determines that the requirements for the certification are equivalent to the requirements under subds. 1. and 2.

448.963(3)(c)

(c) Passes an examination under s. 448.964.

448.963(4)

(4) The affiliated credentialing board may, upon application, issue a permit for a limited period of time designated by the affiliated credentialing board to any of the following:

448.963(4)(a)

(a) A person who presents evidence satisfactory to the affiliated credentialing board of having met the requirements under sub. (2) (b) 1. or 2., to practice occupational therapy in association with an occupational therapist.

448.963(4)(b)

(b) A person who presents evidence satisfactory to the affiliated credentialing board of having met the requirements under sub. (3) (b) 1. or 2., to assist in the practice of occupational therapy under the supervision of an occupational therapist.

448.963 - ANNOT.

History: 1999 a. 180 ss. 36, 38, 41, 42, 45, 56.

448.963 - ANNOT.

Cross Reference: See also ch. OT 2, Wis. adm. code.

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