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Jun 13, 2017

Register for the CPI and CSIF

Register for the CPI and CSIF by August 1 for the discounted price!

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Jun 13, 2017

DPT Education Virtual Fair - September 12th

Register today for the fall DPT Education Virtual Fair!

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Jun 12, 2017

Interprofessional Deans Leadership Program

Interprofessional development opportunity for Deans and/or senior academic administrators. Nov 29 - Dec 1.

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Jun 12, 2017

Interested in implementing IPE? Register for this webinar

Register today for these wonderful IPE webinars!

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May 16, 2017

Timeline for presenting motion at ELC

Are you planning to present a motion at ELC? Check out the timeline for submission!

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May 16, 2017

So much is happening within ACAPT!

Check out the most recent Report from ACAPT Leaderhip

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May 16, 2017

Clinical Education Technology Work Group Getting Started!

Kicking off in June 2017 the Clinical Education Technology Work Group!

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May 16, 2017

CPI and CSIF Available Now

Purchase your CPI and CSIF before August 1st for the discounted price!

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May 1, 2017

APTA Financial Solutions Center

Look at these fantastic resources for Financial Solutions!

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May 1, 2017

NSC 2017 Submission Link now open!

Interesting in presenting at NSC 2017! Submission site now open until May 12th, 2017!

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May 1, 2017

ACAPT Oral History Videos

Listen to ACAPT leaders discuss the formation of ACAPT!

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Apr 20, 2017

Announcing ACAPT Leadership Development Committee Subgroups

ACAPT is excited to announce the call for volunteers to participate in the new leadership development initiative. Three subgroups are being formed now, including a Resource Development Group, Social Media and Online Presence Group, and a Student Leadership Development Group.

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Apr 18, 2017

Book hotel for ELC!

Book your hotel room for ELC and Medical Education Research Workshop!

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Apr 18, 2017

APTA Best Practice for Physical Therapist Clinical Education Task Force

Provide feedback regarding Best Practice for PT Clinical Education

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Mar 24, 2017

98,000 members and counting...

In a drive to have 100,000 APTA members, please help encourage others to join the APTA and help move the profession forward!

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Mar 24, 2017

Student Assembly Needs your Help!

Spread the word about the National Student Conclave!

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Mar 24, 2017

REACH 1000 Student Membership Challenge

Help promote PT and PTA student membership!

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Mar 15, 2017

Submit your Educational Abstract Proposal now for ELC 2017

The submission portal for posters, platforms and educational sessions is now open until April 10th, 2017!

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Mar 15, 2017

Interested in serving in ACAPT?

Call for nominations is now open until April 15th for the positions of President, Treasurer, Director and Nominating Committee Member! Contact your institutional rep to get your name submitted!

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Mar 15, 2017

National Consortium of Clinical Education (NCCE) announces call for candidates

The National Consortium of Clinical Education (NCCE) is seeking nominations for multiple positions! Nominations due April 15th.

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Mar 15, 2017

Call for Nominations for Humanities, Ethics and Professionalism Consortium

Are you interested in serving on the Humanities, Ethics and Professionalism Consortium through ACAPT? Nominations due April 15th

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Feb 13, 2017

FSBPT seeking nominations for NPTE standard-Setting Task Force

Are you interested in helping FSBPT set the new standards for the NPTE? Nominations due March 1, 2017.

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Feb 2, 2017

Registration Now Open for the Spring 2017 IPEC Institute

Online registration is now open for the next IPEC Faculty Development Institute on May 3-5, 2017 in Washington, DC.

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Feb 2, 2017

Interprofessional Education Collaborative Welcomes New Members

Five new associations join the nation’s leading advocacy organization for team-based care: The Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) has approved five additional members through a new institutional membership category, expanding its representation of associations of schools of the health professions to 20.

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Feb 2, 2017

CORRECTION on Roundtable Liaison Meeting Date

ACAPT representatives are invited to a meeting with the ACAPT Board of Directors on Wednesday, February 15, from 4:00-7:00pm in the Grand Hyatt Texas Salon F.

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Jan 23, 2017

Learn More about ELI at CSM!

New and emerging PT and PTA program directors are encouraged to apply to the Education Leadership Institute (ELI) Fellowship for the 2017-2018 cohort by the March 1 deadline

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Jan 23, 2017

Student Loan Debt

The student loan debt survey you received a few weeks ago is due by February 3, 2017.

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Jan 18, 2017

Roundtable Liaison Meeting

ACAPT representatives are invited to a meeting with the ACAPT Board of Directors at CSM

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Jan 18, 2017

ELI Now Accepting Applications for 2017

The Education Leadership Institute (ELI) Fellowship is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 cohort through the Residency and Fellowship Physical Therapy Centralized Application Service RF-PTCAS portal.

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Dec 22, 2016

New Fellowship Opportunities through APTA

Two newly developed fellowships from APTA begin in 2017!

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Dec 15, 2016

CPI Training Course Tips for New Users

APTA has developed tips to ensure that users who are new to the Clinical Performance Instrument (CPI) have a successful experience when completing the PT CPI or PTA CPI training course on the APTA Learning Center.

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Dec 12, 2016

Education Leadership Conference Dates Announced!

Mark your calendars for the next three Education Leadership Conferences!

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Dec 12, 2016

DPT Education Virtual Fair Announced

APTA announces DPT Education Virtual Fair - April 26th, 2017! Connect with prospective DPT students in this virtual fair. Register now!

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Nov 22, 2016

ELI Now Accepting Applications for 2017!

Education Leadership Institute (ELI) Fellowship is now accepting applications for 2017

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Nov 22, 2016

REMINDER!! - Nominations for ACAPT Student Preparedness Study are Needed!

The ACAPT Student Preparedness Study is underway. Get your nominations in now!

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Nov 9, 2016

MEM revision – input needed!

The Manipulation Education Manual is up for revision and we want your input. Please click Full Story link to provide input to this document!

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Nov 9, 2016

ACAPT Special Message: Joint Response to Recent Physical Therapy Clinical Education Fee Action

The APTA, ACAPT, and the Education Section of APTA are aware of recent communication from Genesis Rehab Services regarding fee implementation for clinical education.

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Sep 30, 2016

Motions Presented at ACAPT Business Meeting at ELC

Motions will be presented for approval at ACAPT’s Business Meeting which will take place on Friday, October 7, 2016 from 1:30 – 5:00 pm in the Highland Room at the Tapatio Cliffs Hotel and Resort in Phoenix.

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Sep 30, 2016

Physical Therapist Education-Specific Admissions Examination Questionnaire - Respond by September 30

The purpose of this brief survey is to determine your program's current use of standardized admissions examinations (eg, GRE) and interest in a PT-specific admissions examination.

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Sep 27, 2016

Call for ELI Mentors

APTA is seeking senior physical therapists or physical therapist assistants with significant experience and success as program directors or leaders in physical therapy education to fill 2 mentor vacancies in the Education Leadership Institute (ELI) Fellowship for the next cohort

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Sep 27, 2016

Please Join Us For Open Discussions at ELC

Please Join Us For Open Discussions at ELC: On behalf of the ACAPT Board of Directors, we look forward to seeing you at ELC in two weeks! In addition to the Business Meeting where motions will be presented

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Sep 19, 2016

Student and Resident Scholarships

Student and Resident Scholarships: Johns Hopkins medicine will once again be offering students and resident scholarships to our Fifth Annual Johns Hopkins Critical Care Rehabilitation Conference to take place Nov. 3-5, 2016 in Baltimore,

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Sep 19, 2016

ELC Final Program

ELC Final Program is now available!

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Sep 19, 2016

National Consortium of Clinical Educators 2016 Election Results

National Consortium of Clinical Educators 2016 Election Results: Election of officers and Directors-at-Large for the National Consortium of Clinical Educators (NCCE) concluded on August 8, 2016.

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Sep 19, 2016

ACAPT Board and Nominating Committee Election Results

ACAPT Board and Nominating Committee Election Results: The Nominating Committee wishes to let you know of those individuals elected this year to serve on the ACAPT Board or Nominating Committee.

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Sep 19, 2016

Motions at ELC

Motions at ELC: If you are the representative of a member institution and are not attending the ACAPT Business Meeting on Friday, October 7 at ELC but wish to be able to vote on motions that will be presented during the meeting, please notify us of the name of your proxy and institution who will attend on your behalf so that we may be prepared to accept his/her vote.

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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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Aug 19, 2016

Call for Abstracts

The National Academies of Practice (NAP) is excited to announce this year's Call for Abstracts with opportunities to submit for a variety of interprofessional educational sessions (platform/oral, symposia, workshop, and poster) for the 2017 Annual Forum, March, 17-18, 2017 in Philadelphia, PA

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Jul 7, 2016

Admissions Traffic Rules Launch This Year

This is a friendly reminder that this is the implementation year for the ACAPT approved traffic rules for programs and traffic rules for applicants.

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Jun 30, 2016

National Consortium of Clinical Educators Elections:

The Slate of Candidates for the 2016 NCCE leadership team election are posted on the NCCE website. View the NCCE Leadership Positions on the NCCE Consortium page.

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Jun 30, 2016

A Response to the U.S. Supreme Court Decision:

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld an earlier decision that supports university policies related to race-based admission decisions. In a 4-3 ruling, the court decided that a University of Texas program that admits some students based on a consideration of race is constitutional.

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Jun 16, 2016

ACAPT Position Statement on Student Debt

At the 2016 House of Delegates, the Oregon chapter proposed the following RC regarding student debt in physical therapy.

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Jun 2, 2016

Health Professions Week- September 26-30, 2016

APTA is pleased to announce its participation in the first annual Health Professions Week (HPW), which will take place on September 26-30, 2016. HPW is an exciting week-long event for high school and college students interested in learning more about careers in the health professions.

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Jun 2, 2016

Training in Grantsmanship for Rehabilitation Research (TIGRR), January 10-14, 2017

The upcoming intensive grant-writing workshop (TIGRR) builds upon the successful model used by the Enhancing Rehabilitation Research in the South (ERRIS) workshops that resulted in many junior investigators receiving NIH and other NIH level research funding.

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May 10, 2016

PEAT Copyright Violations - Status Update

In mid-July, FSBPT opened an investigation to identify candidates who have accessed or shared PEAT items in violation of FSBPT’s NPTE Security Agreement, PEAT Terms of Use, and US copyright laws.

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Apr 28, 2016

Diversity Report

The ACAPT Diversity Task Force was created in January 2013 and was charged with defining under-represented minorities (URM) in physical therapist education and affirming a rationale for promoting a diverse student population and workforce in physical therapy.

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Jul 13, 2015

Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice (IPECP)

Are you interested in learning more about available interprofessional education and collaborative practice (IPECP) resources for academic and clinical education?

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Training in Grantsmanship for Rehab Research

Jun 14, 2016
by Jeffrey Braxton

Defensible Documentation

Jun 14, 2016
by Jeffrey Braxton

An Update on Our Strategic Priorities

Jun 14, 2016
by Jeffrey Braxton

Call for Task Force on Graduate Outcomes

Jun 14, 2016
by Jeffrey Braxton

Call for Abstract Proposals for ELC

Jun 14, 2016
by Jeffrey Braxton

Call for Candidates

Jun 14, 2016
by Jeffrey Braxton

The Voices of PT Education

Jun 14, 2016
by Jeffrey Braxton

Blast of the Week 02-15-2016: Are You Ready?!

Jun 14, 2016
by Jeffrey Braxton

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Jun 13, 2017
Register for the CPI and CSIF

Register for the CPI and CSIF by August 1 for the discounted price!

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Jun 13, 2017
DPT Education Virtual Fair - September 12th

Register today for the fall DPT Education Virtual Fair!

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Jun 12, 2017
Interprofessional Deans Leadership Program

Interprofessional development opportunity for Deans and/or senior academic administrators. Nov 29 - Dec 1.

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