Mar 25, 2020
ACAPT is the principal voice representing academic physical therapists.
As critical members of the health care team, physical therapists enjoy high job satisfaction, interest from students, consumer demand and good employment rates. Physical therapy education programs are often among the strongest academic programs. ACAPT celebrates this excellence, and we want to preserve and nurture it.
But physical therapy programs face many challenges:
In light of these issues, we urge higher education institutions to consider this changing landscape before adding new physical therapist educational programs, expanding current class sizes, or increasing tuition. Read ACAPT's board of directors full statement here.
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