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ELC Accommodations Link and Abstract Submission Deadline

Jun 14, 2016, 01:42 AM by Jeffrey Braxton

2016 Education Leadership Conference (ELC) Information and Deadlines:

Don’t wait to book your stay at The Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix, AZ for ELC, occurring October 7-9, 2016

The accommodations link is available: http://aptaeducation.org/events/education-leadership-conference/2016/accommodations.cfm

Submission deadline for abstracts is April 18, 2016 at 11:59 PM (EST) https://apta-elc2016.abstractcentral.com/

We encourage you to submit proposals as related to one of the five themes:

  • Fostering Clinical Reasoning: Classroom to Clinic to Residency
  • Outcome Assessment in Physical Therapy Education
  • Instructional Strategies for the Classroom and Clinic  
  • Building our Educational Research Capacity
  • The Voices of PT Revisited: Platform Responses to the 2015 ELC Forum on Innovation

The last theme (The Voices of PT Revisited) relates to the discussion topics following the Keynote Speaker and Innovation Forum about Innovation in PT Education. The themes are summarized in the attached document. We encourage you to submit a platform session describing how you and your colleagues applied or used the discussion topic to enrich your programs or practice.

Exhibiting opportunities may be found here: http://aptaeducation.org/events/education-leadership-conference/2016/exhibitors.cfm   Becoming an ELC sponsor signifies you are committed to developing your brand recognition to over 700 physical therapy educators and practitioners. ELC is comprised of the Education Section, Academic Council, Academic Faculty Special Interest Group, Clinical Education Special Interest Group, and Physical Therapist Assistant Educators Special Interest Group. ELC sponsorships have been designed to help you reach your marketing goals among this wide range of physical therapy leaders in education. We are committed to providing you with the greatest opportunity for face-to-face interaction through proven brand integration opportunities.

Core Competencies for Entry-Level Practice in Acute Care Physical Therapy:  The Acute Care Section of APTA has developed and adopted a consensus document detailing the Section’s position on the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for entry-level acute care physical therapy practice.  The document has been posted as a resource on the Acute Care Section website and is available here: http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.acutept.org/resource/resmgr/Core_Competencies_of_Entry-L.pdf
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