The Wyoming Legislature created the Board of Physical Therapy in 1961 to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public by regulating the practice of physical therapy.  

The Board is not the same as the Wyoming Physical Therapy Association.  The Board, unlike the association, does not advocate on behalf of the licensee, but on behalf of the public consumer.  While the Board and the Association may collaborate, their roles are different.

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR PROPOSED RULES OF

THE WYOMING STATE BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPY

Public notice is hereby given that the Wyoming State Board of Physical Therapy intends to propose revised rules Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 7.   These rules and regulations are proposed by authority of the Board to govern the practice of physical therapy in the state of Wyoming.  These rules provide for enforcement and proper administration of the provisions of the Physical Therapy Practice Act.  

Written comments should be submitted to the following address no later than December 18, 2017:

Wyoming State Board of Physical Therapy

2001 Capitol Ave RM 104

Cheyenne, WY  82002

Comments may also be sent by email to joann.reid@wyo.gov.

A public hearing will be held by the Wyoming State Board of Physical Therapy if requested by twenty-five (25) persons, by a governmental subdivision, or by an association having not less than twenty-five (25) members.  Requests for a hearing should be directed to the agency at the above address by the date specified above.  Notice of the hearing will be provided to all persons making a timely request therefore.

Commenters may request a statement of principal reasons for overruling the consideration urged by the commenter.  If requested, the statement will be issued either prior to or within thirty (30) days after agency action.

Chapter 1 Stricken

Chapter 1 Clean

Chapter 2 Stricken

Chapter 2 Clean

Chapter 3 Stricken

Chapter 3 Clean

Chapter 7 Stricken

Chapter 7 Clean


WYOMING BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPY 
CONTINUING COMPETENCE CLARIFICATION

New continuing competence requirements went into effect January 25, 2016, requiring all license and certificate holders to complete thirty (30) continuing competence units (CCUs) every two years.

The Wyoming Board of Physical Therapy (Board) must provide two full years for license and certificate holders to meet this requirement, therefore, anyone due to provide evidence of completion of continuing education with their 2016 renewal shall fall under the old rule of twenty (20) contact hours of continuing education. They will then be placed on the thirty (30) CCUs every two years with that requirement first needing to be met with the 2018 renewal.

Those required to submit evidence of completion of CCUs in 2017 renewal shall fall under the old rule of twenty (20) contact hours of continuing education. They will then be placed on the thirty (30) CCUs every two years with that requirement first needing to be met with the 2019 renewal. 

The current rule requires completion of thirty (30) CCUs, fifteen (15) of which must be from Category A.  Please see Chapter 6 of the Rules and Regulations for additional clarification. 


WYOMING BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPY

POLICY ON DRY NEEDLING

Click here to view the policy adopted by the Board during their April 1, 2016 conference call.

The Wyoming Board of Physical Therapy is staffed through the Professional Licensing Boards Office, a division of A&I.