Academic physical therapy is the enterprise of education and
professional development of physical therapists as leaders within the
healthcare team to promote health in our society. It is inclusive of
teaching, scholarship, research and service activities within the
academic and clinical settings.
Transforming health and health care through excellence and innovation in physical therapy education
The formation of the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT)
followed a natural evolution within the academy to pursue its deep and
abiding commitment to excellence and innovation in the profession. Key
steps in the development of ACAPT are captured below as a foundation for
emergence of a new and sustaining culture of leadership in academic
Complete the Application to Form a Consortium and submit it to the staff office for ACAPT.
A sub-committee of the ACAPT BoD to include
the Finance Officer, Vice President, or Secretary and 2 Directors will
review the Application and will approve it for consideration by the
ACAPT BoD, ask for further clarification, or deny the formation of the
Applications approved by the sub-committee are considered by the ACAPT BoD at its next meeting.
Applications that have been denied by the
sub-committee may be appealed to the ACAPT BoD by the ACAPT
Representatives who submitted the application.
ACAPT promotes the Alternate Approval Process developed by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy to ease the administrative burden of various stakeholders during the initial processes of students entering the physical therapy community
This FREE, dynamic webinar is open to deans, faculty, staff, and students from IPEC member schools, as well as non-members, communities of interest, and practice representatives.
On January 10, 2019, the ACAPT Board of Directors adopted the following position
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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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