|(a) The board may deny a license to or discipline an
applicant/respondent who has been adjudged mentally incompetent by
a court of competent jurisdiction.
(b) In review of a complaint alleging that the respondent/applicant
has a history of voluntary or involuntary psychiatric hospitalization,
the board shall consider the following evidence in determining the
respondent's/applicant's present fitness to practice physical therapy:
(1) conduct and work activity of the person prior to
and after hospitalization;
(2) documentation to indicate that the person is presently
in good mental health. Specifically, a current psychological/psychiatric
evaluation, which shall include such information as the agency may
(3) a current status report from a counselor, therapist,
or physician; and
(4) letters of recommendation.
(c) The burden to provide the foregoing documentation
to the board shall be solely at the expense of the respondent/applicant.