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Okay to revoke therapist’s license for single DUI, court rules

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The state's physical therapy board was within its authority to discipline a physical therapist for a single conviction for intoxicated driving, a California appeals court held October 16. The court noted that the state's legislature has explicitly stated that a single criminal instance of dangerous consumption of alcohol is sufficiently related to a medical professional's practice as to warrant discipline.

Photo by James Palinsad

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