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Who can perform Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE's)?
FCE FCE certification FCE's Functional Capacity Evaluation Who can perform FCE's?
Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE's) are not a regulated or controlled act. You can perform an FCE if it is in your scope of practice. That said, like with most unregulated things, there is some self regulation. You should check your local referral sources, they may have restrictions. As an example in the state of California, according to The Physical Therapy Board of California, a Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) cannot perform a "physical therapy FCE". However a PTA can perform a "pre-employment FCE". Do I need to be certified? Since the FCE is not regulated there is no requirement to...