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  • Education Added to Categories Available for PTA Recognition of Advanced Proficiency

    The PTA Recognition of Advanced Proficiency Program now recognizes physical therapist assistants (PTAs) who have achieved advanced proficiency as educators. Eligibility requirements include APTA membership, 5 years of teaching experience with 900 total contact hours of teaching, including 180 hours in the past year; 60 contact hours of continuing education, 45 in topics related to education; excellent references; and evidence of a minimum of 3 volunteer experiences.   

    For complete details and to download application forms, visit APTA's website. The next application deadline is February 1, 2013. 


    • Are these general guidelines to use for all of the PTA proficiencies? I will be working with the task force on curriculum for wound care proficiency and like the specificity of these guidelines. Thanks.

      Posted by Rose Hamm on 12/21/2012 1:13 PM

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