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§ 10-303. Education and experience requirements; waivers

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth Occupations

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 10. Occupational Therapists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licensing (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 10-303
§ 10-303. Education and experience requirements; waivers
Occupational therapist license waivers
(a)(1) The Board shall waive the education and experience requirements of § 10-302(d) of this subtitle for an applicant for an occupational therapist license:
(i) Who applied for a license before July 1, 1979;
(ii) Whose principal residence is in this State;
(iii) Who presents to the Board satisfactory evidence that the applicant practiced occupational therapy in this State for at least 2 years before July 1, 1979; and
(iv) Who has a baccalaureate degree in a health science from an accredited college or university.
(2) Except for an applicant who was licensed as an occupational therapy assistant under subsection (b) of this section, the Board shall waive the education requirements of § 10-302(d) of this subtitle for an applicant for an occupational therapist license who has:
(i) Practiced limited occupational therapy for at least 4 years either as a licensed occupational therapy assistant or as an occupational therapy assistant certified by the American Occupational Therapy Association; and
(ii) Had at least 6 months full-time supervised field work experience.
Occupational therapy assistant license waivers
(b) The Board shall waive the requirements of § 10-302(e) of this subtitle for an applicant for an occupational therapy assistant license:
(1) Who applied for a license before July 1, 1979;
(2) Whose principal residence is in this State;
(3) Who presents to the Board satisfactory evidence that the applicant has practiced limited occupational therapy in this State for at least 2 years before July 1, 1979; and
(4) Who has a high school diploma or has completed successfully a high school equivalency examination or program.

Credits

Added as Health Occupations § 9-303 by Acts 1981, c. 8, § 2, eff. July 1, 1981. Renumbered as Health Occupations § 10-303 by Acts 1990, c. 6, § 11, eff. Feb. 16, 1990.
Formerly Art. 43, §§ 920, 924.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 10-303, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 10-303
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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