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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.
Seeking anyone interested in discussing present practices, competencies and roles
November 13-14, 2018
December 4-5, 2018
January 11 Irvine California (rescheduled)
Entries will be accepted November 1st 2018 through January 4th, 2019.
An outstanding team of people from the University of Iowa, APTA, and ACAPT leadership, as well as academic/clinical leaders, and recent graduates gather together to develop solutions to confront the challenges of student debt.
Whether you're curious or want to dialog about the scientific field of study that examines education, teaching, and learning processes using established criteria that shape educational outcomes, then you need to join us for networking breakfast on Saturday, October 13.
Responsibilities include introducing speakers, moderating questions after presentations, assisting in finding late comer seating, etc.
The purpose of the Task Force is to explore the issue of the placement process for clinical education experiences and formulate recommendations to ACAPT and the Academy of Physical Therapy Education.
The Task Force is seeking input from a broad spectrum of clinical education stakeholders and diverse clinical settings on this important issue facing physical therapy clinical education.
To date, more than 200 physical therapist and physical therapist assistant students and 14 faculty pursuing their doctoral degrees have received awards from the Minority Scholarship Fund.
This year's keynote speaker is 3-star Lieutenant General Michael Nagata, the Director of Strategic Operational Planning at the National Counterterrorism Center.
Each ACAPT member institution is eligible to join NCCE
The Institute is a one-day preconference course on November 8, 2018
ACAPT is interested in identifying individuals and/or groups who have established or are establishing procedures for awards and recognition within the clinical education community.
We are pleased to announce that the PHYSICAL THERAPIST CLINICAL EDUCATION GLOSSARY is now available for use.
The Gala benefs the minority scholarship fund and makes a difference in someone's life.
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All motions must be final and sent to ACAPT by August 1st
MERCs are intended to provide the knowledge necessary to understand the purposes and processes of medical education research, to become informed consumers of the medical education research literature, and to be effective collaborators in medical education research
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The American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT) is a component of the American Physical Therapy Association
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