This consortium represents the faculty and admissions coordinators from
DPT programs that are currently listed as “Freshman Entry” in the CAPTE
directory of programs. The CAPTE directory of programs currently lists
34 programs under its “Program admits students at the freshman level”
category. Thus faculty and staff from these and other interested programs could participate in this consortium.
Programs that incorporate
an undergraduate course of study leading directly into the DPT degree
have unique issues and needs in the areas of admissions, student
outcomes, curriculum design and development, faculty workload, and data
collection. The purpose of this consortium would be to share and
collaborate on these issues in an effort to further both institutionally
driven and council goals of academic excellence within physical
The consortium meets a minimum one time each year prior to the Educational Leadership Conference (ELC) in the fall.
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Early Assurance Consortium October 2016 Meeting Minutes
Early Assurance Consortium October 2017 Meeting Minutes
ACAPT EA Meeting 2-22-18CSM
Kim Coleman-Ferreira, PT, PhD
Joseph Brosky, PT, DHSc, SCS
Diane Heislein, PT, DPT, OCS
Christopher Carcia, PT, PhD, SCS, OCS
Karen Huhn, PT PhD
Susan Wainwright, PT, PhD
Brittany Anderson, PT, DPT
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.
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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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Updates from Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Farewell to Dr. Kapasi and Welcome Dr. John to the ACAPT Board
Task Force to Enhance Academic Programs Awareness to the Mental Health and Wellness Needs of Students and Future Clinicians
Congratulations to Creighton University student, Hayley Rieger!
Congratulations Dr. Regina Kaufman from Springfield College!
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