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32-2024. Examinations

A. The board shall prescribe examinations for licensure and certification and determine the passing score.

B. An applicant may take the examination for licensure if the applicant has met all of the requirements of section 32-2022, subsection A or B and has paid the fees prescribed by this chapter. The national examination shall test entry level competency related to physical therapy theory, examination and evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment intervention, prevention and consultation.

C. An applicant may take the examination for certification if the applicant has met all of the requirements of section 32-2022, subsection D and has paid the fees prescribed by this chapter. The national examination shall test for requisite knowledge and skills in the technical application of physical therapy services.

D. An applicant for licensure or certification who does not pass the examination after the first attempt may retake the examination one additional time within six months after the first failure without reapplication for licensure or certification. An applicant may retake the examination as prescribed by the organization that administers the examination.

E. The board shall not issue a license or certificate to a person who passes an examination through fraud.