(1) To obtain an endorsement for the administration or use of topical medications, an occupational therapist shall:
(a) complete five hours of instruction or training approved by the board in:
(i) principles of topical drug interaction;
(ii) adverse reactions and factors modifying response;
(iii) actions of topical drugs by therapeutic classes; and
(iv) techniques by which topical drugs are administered; and
(b) perform one proctored treatment in direct application of topical medications, and either:
(i) two proctored treatments in phonophoresis; or
(ii) three proctored treatments of iontophoresis.
(2) All proctored treatments required in (1) must be under the direct supervision of a person offering training per ARM 24.165.510.