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ALEXANDRIA, VA, June 6, 2015 — ImPACT Applications, Inc, developer and manufacturer of a computerized concussion evaluation system, has been named a Strategic Business Partner of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
The ImPACT® (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) system provides neurocognitive assessment tools and services to help clinicians make safe return-to-play decisions.
"We are pleased to welcome ImPACT to APTA's Strategic Business Partners family," said APTA President Sharon L. Dunn, PT, PhD, OCS. "APTA is committed to expanding its business relationships and developing meaningful partnerships with for-profit companies. We are pleased to offer business opportunities that benefit our members, strategic business partners, and the association, while working to transform health care."
The ImPACT Trained Physical Therapist (ITPT) program provides customized concussion-related content from the perspective of a variety of professional disciplines in order to help physical therapists increase their knowledge and skills. Applicants must complete 9.5 hours of coursework and at least 1 hour of continuing education each year to remain in the program. Many of the required courses offer continuing education credits. Learn more about the ITPT program at www.impacttest.com/training/itpt/.
"As awareness of concussions continues to rise, physical therapists have become an integral part of multidisciplinary concussion-management teams," said Michael Wahlster, chief executive officer of ImPACT Applications. "We are pleased to add ITPT to the growing number of ImPACT credentialed programs for health care professionals who seeking state-of-the-art technology and information when it comes to concussion management. We look forward to providing value and support to APTA and its members."
The American Physical Therapy Association represents more than 90,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students of physical therapy nationwide. Learn more about conditions physical therapists can treat, and find a physical therapist in your area, at www.MoveForwardPT.com. Also, follow us on Twitter (@moveforwardpt) and Facebook.