Texas Board of Orthotics and Prosthetics About the Profession-Board Policies

All licensees, registrants and accredited facilities shall prominently display a notice in a waiting room or other area where it shall be visible to the patients. This notice shall be posted at all facilities where the licensee(s) practices and all board accredited facilities. This does not include facilities that the licensee visits to treat patients, such as hospitals, nursing homes or patients' homes.

The notice shall be printed on a sign in letters equal to or larger in size or font as the sign provided by the board to each accredited facility. Script or calligraphy prints are not allowed. The notice shall be worded according to the following specifications.

The Texas Board of Orthotics and Prosthetics licenses prosthetists, orthotists, prosthetist assistants, and orthotist assistants and accredited prosthetic/orthotic facilities. Members of the public may notify the board of complaints concerning the practice conducted by a prosthetist, orthotist, orthotist assistant or prosthetist assistant, or the conditions at a board accredited facility.

Last updated June 10, 2010