Notice of Change/Withdrawal

Board of Physical Therapy Practice
64B17-4.002: Licensure Examination Subjects and Passing Score; Additional Requirements After Third Failure; Florida Jurisprudence Examination
Notice is hereby given that the following changes have been made to the proposed rule in accordance with subparagraph 120.54(3)(d)1., F.S., published in Vol. 35 No. 2, January 16, 2009 issue of the Florida Administrative Weekly.

The change is in response to written comments submitted by the staff of the Joint Administrative Procedures Committee. The changes are as follows:

1. Subsection (3) shall now read as follows:

(3) An applicant must reapply, using DOH Form #DH-MQA 1143, Re-Exam Application, Revised 12/08, incorporated by reference, which is available through, in order to retake the examination. If an applicant wishes to take the examination for the fourth time, the applicant must submit to the Board for approval satisfactory evidence of having successfully completed the following since the last taking of the examination: successful completion of a course of study or internship designed to prepare the applicant for the physical therapy assistant examination. An applicant who has completed these additional requirements may take the examination on two more occasions.

2. Paragraph (4)(b) shall now read as follows:

(b) Applicants must reapply to retake the Florida Jurisprudence Examination, using DOH Form #DH-MQA 1143, Re-Exam Application, Revised 12/08, which is available through

THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS: Allen Hall, Executive Director, Board of Physical Therapy Practice, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C05, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3255