Professional Asssociations

Whether you are looking for a quick link to a professional association or wanting to dive deeper into finding more information about clinical education, resources, or answers to specific questions, the links below can help you find your way.

Professional Asssociations

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) provides many resources regarding clinical education, development of clinical sites, education networking and student regulations.

California Physical Therapy Association (CPTA)

The CPTA is the APTA California Chapter and maintains a strong representation in legislative affairs. The CPTA also offers con-ed and leadership opportunities.

American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT) Clinical Education Resources

The American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT) is a not-for-profit association dedicated to excellence in physical therapist education programs as a whole.

National Consortium of Clinical Education (NCCE)

The National Consortium of Clinical Educators (NCCE) engages academic and clinical educators through partnerships to advance excellence and innovation in physical therapist education.

Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT)

The mission of FSBPT is to protect the public by providing service and leadership that promote safe and competent physical therapy practice. The FSBPT also administers the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE).

APTA Clinical Education Special Interest Group (CESIG)

The Clinical Education SIG shall serve as a resource and forum for individuals who have professional concerns for the coordination, implementation, and evaluation of clinical education for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. This includes academic and clinical faculty.

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