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Webinar Information

"Are your admissions policies protecting all stakeholders?" Attend this webinar to find out.


This legal webinar part 2 brings together a panel of experts to explore common legal issues, policies, and procedures related to physical therapy admissions. Experts will address the legal foundations of admissions policies and how these policies can protect all stakeholders including the:

  • Student
  • Program
  • Clinical education sites
  • Public

The panel will address contemporary issues including but not limited to policies related to holistic admissions, background checks, and essential functions. 

Date & timeThursday, January 13, 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. ET

Target audience: PT educators, Academic Faculty, Clinical Educators, and Clinical Instructors.


To receive the ACAPT member rate, you must log in to your ACAPT account. If you don't have an account, you can register for free here. When you create your account, ACAPT will review and approve if you qualify for the ACAPT member rate.

ACAPT membership

See ACAPT member institutions here. A faculty member or clinical affiliate of a member institution may be individual members of ACAPT. Individual members do not pay dues to ACAPT.

Learning objectives: By the end of the webinar, the attendee will:

  • Understand the legal foundations of admissions in higher education.
  • Explore the utility of essential functions in protecting all stakeholders.
  • Examine holistic admissions approaches to attract and matriculate a diverse, highly qualified student population.
  • Analyze alignment of admissions policies and procedures with available resources and programmatic goals.


  • $20 for ACAPT members (includes recording)
  • $30 for non-members (includes recording)
  • Recording will be available post-webinar ($20- ACAPT members; $30-non-members)

CEU: 0.10


  • Jen Becnel-Guzzo, JD, University of Delaware, Deputy General Counsel
  • Anne Jannarone, MEd, EdS, Georgia Tech, Director of Disability Services
  • Patrick Pabian, DPT, PhD, University of Central Florida, Program Director
  • Ellen Wruble, PT, DScPT, University of Delaware, Program Director

Legal webinar part 1: Contemporary legal issues in physical therapy clinical education

If you have any questions, contact events@acapt.org.

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