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Motion Results


Motions

Below are motions that ACAPT member representatives have voted on to date. 

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Title Date Outcome Topic
Exercise physiology task force report 10/1/2012

Approved report

Curricula development
Pre-requisite courses 10/1/2012

Approved motion

Curricula development
Clinical terminology 10/1/2012

Postponed motion

ACAPT's Physical Therapists Clinical Education Glossary

Clinical education
New developing PT programs 10/1/2012

Approved motion

Board letter about the future of PT education programs in higher education - March 2020 

DPT programs
Provisio to standing rule 1 10/1/2012

Approved motion - staggered terms of office

ACAPT bylaws
Proliferation of new programs 10/1/2013

Approved motion

Board letter about the future of PT education programs in higher education - March 2020 

DPT programs
Interprofessional education (IPE) core competencies 10/1/2013

Approved motion

 Additional interprofessional education (IPE) resources

Interprofessional education (IPE)
Terminology for clinical education 10/1/2013

Approved motion

ACAPT's Physical Therapists Clinical Education Glossary

Clinical education
Under-represented minority (URM) definition 10/1/2013

Approved motion

Additional diversity, equity & inclusion resources

Diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI)
Standardization of outcomes 10/1/2014

Deferred motion

Curricula development
Admissions traffic rules for programs 2014 10/1/2014

Defeated motion

Updated admissions traffic rules for programs & applicants

Admissions
Worthingham report 10/1/2014

Deferred motion

From the motion proposal: "ACAPT shall undertake, in close collaboration with APTA and CAPTE, an objective and comprehensive study of the current state of academic physical therapy and make recommendations as to the appropriate standards that all programs should meet to ensure that physical therapy continues to advance as a profession in the 21st century."

Curricula development
CAPTE standards of excellence 10/1/2014

Approved motion

ACAPT Criteria for Excellence

Curricula development
ACAPT standing rules 10/1/2014

Approved motion

ACAPT bylaws
Task force to explore graduate outcomes 10/1/2015

Approved motion

ACAPT Task Force on Standardized Graduate Outcomes Report & Recommendation - Dec 2016

Curricula development
Admissions traffic rules for applicants 10/1/2015

Approved motion

Updated admissions traffic rules for programs & applicants

Admissions
Admissions traffic rules for programs 10/1/2015

Approved motion

Updated admissions traffic rules for programs & applicants

Admissions
Early assurance BS/DPT programs 10/1/2015

Approved motion

ACAPT Early Assurance BS/DPT Program Consortium

Curricula development
ACAPT bylaw revisions 10/1/2015

Approved motion

ACAPT bylaws
ACAPT bylaw updates 10/1/2016

Approved motion

ACAPT bylaws
Creation of a National Student Honor Society 10/1/2016

Approved motion

National Physical Therapy Student Honor Society

For students
Enhance academic programs awareness to the mental health and wellness needs of students 10/13/2017

Approved motion

Task force to enhance programs awareness of student-clinician mental health & well-being

For students
Opposition to recommendation 1 in best practice for physical therapist clinical education 10/13/2017

Approved motion

Curricula development
Movement system position statement 10/13/2017

Approved motion

Curricula development
KSAs and levels of competency for considering student readiness 10/13/2017

Approved motion

Clinical education
Parameters of baseline expectation for integrated clinical education (ICE) 10/13/2017

Approved motion

Clinical education
Rescinded the terminology for clinical education experiences 10/13/2017

Approved motion

ACAPT's Physical Therapists Clinical Education Glossary

Clinical education
Definition of integrated clinical education (ICE) 10/13/2017

Approved motion

Clinical education
Common terminology glossary for physical therapist clinical education 10/13/2017

Approved motion

ACAPT's Physical Therapists Clinical Education Glossary

Clinical education
ACAPT bylaws 10/13/2017

Approved motion

ACAPT bylaws
Promote the Alternate Approval Process developed by FSBPT 10/1/2018

Approved motion

Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) Alternate Approval Pathway (AAP)

Admissions
Create a national registry of DPT graduates 10/1/2018 Approved motion ACAPT bylaws
ACAPT standing rules revisions 10/1/2018 Approved motion ACAPT bylaws
ACAPT bylaws revisions 10/1/2018 Approved motion ACAPT bylaws
Amend ACAPT bylaws to grant membership to developing programs 10/16/2020

Defeated motion

ACAPT bylaws
Refer to board the clinical education common terminology glossary 10/16/2020

Approved motion

ACAPT's Physical Therapists Clinical Education Glossary

Clinical education
Endorse the Environmental Physiotherapy (EPT) Agenda 2023 10/16/2020

Approved motion

See more about the Environmental Physiotherapy (EPT) Agenda 2023

Curricula development
Amend admissions traffic rules for applicants 10/16/2020

Approved motion

Admissions traffic rules for applicants

Admissions
Amend admissions traffic rules for programs 10/16/2020

Approved motion

Admissions traffic rules for programs

Admissions
Minimum duration of professional DPT education programs 10/16/2020

Approved motion

Board response after vote

Curricula development
Form a National Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Commission 10/16/2020

Approved motion

Created National Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Commission

Diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI)
Opposition to direct monetary payment for clinical education experiences 10/16/2020

Approved motion

Clinical education
Promotion of non-monetary benefits for clinical education experiences 10/16/2020 Approved motion Clinical education

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