Practice Act & General Information
Resources are available on the Physical Therapy Practice Act in Indiana. There are also links to other states’ practice acts for comparison. Additional APTA resources related to barriers to Direct Access and tips for adopting Direct Access can also be found here.
Resources from various websites, research articles, blogs, and more can assist your marketing efforts. You will find shareable graphics for social media, downloadable media to post around the office, or to add to your personal collection of evidence-based direct access tools.
Research exists that supports Direct Access physical therapy in different forms. These resources can be used to provide other healthcare professionals, payors, the public, and/or administrators as you discuss the established benefits of Direct Access to physical therapy services.
Ongoing professional development is key to physical therapy professionals’ successful Direct Access care. These resources provide opportunities for continuing education related to Direct Access
Models for Direct Access Implementation
Direct Access can be implemented in many different forms depending on your specific setting and resources. This section provides a number of different examples of how Direct Access can be used to achieve a variety of goals in different settings