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Promoting Excellence in Academic Physical Therapy

Academic institutions collaborating to promote excellence in education, scholarship and research, practice and service

Who is The American Council of Academic Physical Therapy?

The American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT) is a component of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), originally created as a subgroup by the APTA board of directors in August 2010, then renamed ACAPT, during the 2013 House of Delegates.

The purpose of ACAPT is to advance the enterprise of academic physical therapy by promoting the highest standards of excellence. For the purposes of the Council and its activities, academic physical therapy includes all aspects of physical therapist education, including clinical education, and post-professional education.


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Aug 25, 2016
IPEC Receives National Center Pioneer Award

The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education (NCIPE) is privileged to present the first-ever Pioneer Award to the Interprofessional Education Collaborative – or as they are known – IPEC – for their groundbreaking work in advancing the field of interprofessional education and collaborative practice.

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Aug 25, 2016
In Memoriam

It is with great sadness that I share the news about the recent loss of Dr. Cecilia Graham. Ceil passed away in Austin, Texas on Sunday, August 21st after a year-long battle with cancer.

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Aug 25, 2016
Compendium for Teaching Professional Level Physical Therapy Content

The Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy is pleased to announce the release of the updated “Compendium for Teaching Professional Level Physical Therapy Content, v. 2016”. This compendium is an update of the previous compendium published in 2000 and edited by Margaret Schenkman PhD, PT and Kathleen Gill-Body, MS, PT, NCS.

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