Thank you to the highly effective and engaged members who came to Washington, DC to participate in this year's Federal Advocacy Forum that ended with meeting with legislators and policy makers to advocate on behalf of the profession and its patients.
Your participation in advocacy is important! We must keep the issues that impact physical therapists and patients a priority for Congress.
Save the Date!
The 2018 Federal Advocacy Forum will be held April 29-May 1, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, in Washington, DC. Registration coming January 2018.
The Federal Advocacy Forum is worth .7 CEUs/7 contact hours. Approval is pending in Nevada and Ohio, only. View instructions to take your assessment and obtain your CEUs.
View highlights from this year's forum.
Transforming Society and the Profession Through Advocacy
Learn how you can get involved and make a difference for your patients and the profession.
Advocacy: It's for Everyone!
Making a Difference Through Advocacy
Podcast: Inside APTA: Opportunities for Advocacy
Jeanine M. Gunn, PT, DPT, discusses APTA's annual Federal Advocacy Forum, State Policy & Payment Forum, and other opportunities for advocacy.
Highlights from 2015's PT Day on Capitol Hill
Thank you to the 1,000+ physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students who rallied on Capitol Hill and fanned out across the halls of Congress for more than 400 scheduled visits for PT Day on Capitol Hill (June 4, 2015).
Check out highlights via Storify, read coverage from PT in Motion News, and watch the videos below.
Highlights from PT Day on Capitol Hill
Student Advocates Can Make a Difference