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Center for Excellence: Supports a culture of excellence & assessment through trustworthy & transparent data management and analysis for academic physical therapy, including the annual Institutional Profile Survey.
Leadership Compass: A self-paced leadership development tool designed specifically for Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) & Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) administrators, faculty & clinical educators & students.
National Physical Therapy Student Honor Society: The only place for national student recognition for academic achievement in leadership, service/research & the profession’s core values.
Clinical Education Glossary: A common terminology tool for the PT community.
Resources on topics ranging from curricula, interprofessional education & clinical reasoning to clinical education, DEI, simulation, ethics, research, admissions & more.
Simulation Scenario Library: Search over 20 peer-reviewed scenarios based on standards of best practice. Also submit your own simulation scenarios.
An institutional vote on critical issues in the profession. See all motions voted on to date.
Networking & collaboration tools & events to foster discussion & idea-sharing - including a member directory and map.
Representation with strategic partners supporting higher education in health professions.
Supporting scholarship & research through resources & interactive, multi-day workshops with experts.
Opportunities to meet your service requirements through many volunteer opportunities - including serving as an elected board member or appointed to a committee, National Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Commission (NEDIC), Clinical Education Commission, Institute or task force.
Member discounts on products, services like the Career Center job postings & continuing education.
APTA members who represent institutions of higher education located in the United States of America with a physical therapist education program
that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical
Therapy Education (CAPTE) may be designated as Council members by such
The institution will be represented by one academic administrator or
other designated full‐time core faculty member (as defined by CAPTE) in
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The American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT) is a component of the American Physical Therapy Association