The discussion board does not require ACAPT membership, but you will need to create a free account to access the discussion.
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Create a free online profile to stay informed and indicate your interest in clinical education updates.
Check out the NCCE resource-sharing webinar recording: Acute Care Simulation Activities - featuring an ICU simulation lab.
PT clinical education regional consortia contacts & websites
ACAPT's Physical Therapist Clinical Education Glossary
Pre-admission observation hours - NCCE final report, December 2020
Guidance on participation in CE experiences in response to COVID-19 challenges - 2020
ACAPT and the APTA Academy of Education worked collaboratively to develop an online glossary of physical therapy clinical education terms for both PTs and physical therapist assistants (PTAs).
Bookmark and share PTclinedterms.org with your academic-clinical partners!
Physical Therapist Manual for the Assessment of Clinical Skills (PT MACS)
Clinical Performance Instrument (CPI) - tool provided by American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
APTA has a Clinical Education Community Hub with ongoing updates that clinical educators may join by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: "Hub access" and providing your APTA member number.
Best practice for physical therapist clinical education - 2017 APTA report
ACAPT Excellence Framework for academic physical therapy (including clinical education)
A Vision for Excellence in Physical Therapy Education
ACAPT Center for Excellence Institutional Profile Survey results, including clinical education practices
National study of excellence and innovation in physical therapist education:
Evidence-based benefits of clinical education from ASAHP
Regional Clinical Education Consortia
Perspective in physical therapy education: creating a communication network to connect clinical education stakeholders - 2020
Below are reports and presentations from past Educational Leadership Conference (ELC) Regional Networking Sessions:
ACAPT Clinical Education Summit Report - Final Report March 2021
Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program (CCIP) from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Addressing interprofessional (IPE) practice in clinical education - March 2022
Facilitating clinical reasoning through alternative learning experiences in clinical education - April 2021 webinar video
Patient case worksheet & PPT discussing the worksheet
Diagnostic clinical reasoning worksheet & PPT discussing worksheet
Clinical reasoning of expert vs novice PT clinicians in an outpatient orthopedic setting
Critical thinking vs. clinical reasoning video
Acute care simulation activities - July 2021 NCCE resource-sharing webinar recording
More simulation resources
CI training handbooks & best practices
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