Status
Definition added 1/1/2020
Code
2251P0200X
Type
Level III Area of Specialization
Pediatrics
A licensed physical therapist, including but not limited to an individual who is a Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy, who has demonstrated specialized knowledge and skill in anatomy, histology, including embryonic development, genetics, biomechanics, neurological function, neuroscience, and pathology, behavioral sciences, and understanding of diseases or conditions that necessitate physical therapy care, that affect systems that in turn necessitate physical therapy care (comorbidities), and that influence the type of intervention that can be given. Source: American Physical Therapy Association [1/1/2020: definition added]

Additional resources: http://www.abpts.org/uploadedFiles/ABPTSorg/Specialist_Certification/DSP/DSP-Pediatrics.pdf