TITLE 5
Businesses and Professions

CHAPTER 5-40.1
Occupational Therapy

SECTION 5-40.1-6


§ 5-40.1-6 Licenses required.

(a) Pursuant to this section, no person may practice occupational therapy, or hold himself or herself out as an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant, or as being able to practice as an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant, or as being able to practice occupational therapy, or to render occupational therapy services, in this state unless he or she is licensed under the provisions of this chapter and the rules and regulations authorized by this chapter.

(b) Only an individual may be licensed under this chapter.

(c) Only an individual licensed in this state as an occupational therapist may use the words "occupational therapist", "licensed occupational therapist", or "occupational therapist registered" in connection with his or her name or place of business; or may use other words, letters, abbreviations, or insignia indicating or implying that he or she is an occupational therapist.

(d) Only an individual licensed in this state as an occupational therapy assistant may use the words "certified occupational therapy assistant", "occupational therapy assistant", or "licensed occupational therapy assistant" in connection with his or her name or place of business; or may use other words, letters, abbreviations, or insignia indicating or implying that he or she is an occupational therapy assistant.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1984, ch. 356, § 1; P.L. 1997, ch. 350, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 354, § 12.)