Physical therapists interested in serving on a Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) examination committee have until May 30 to submit their nominations. Under the 1989 Transfer Agreement of the physical therapy licensing examination and a more recent settlement agreement, APTA is entitled to seat candidates for at least 40% of the positions on the FSBPT Examination Development Committees. This year APTA will be providing 1 nominee for the Examination Development Committee-PTA (EDC-PTA) and 1 nominee for the Item Bank Review Committee-PT (IBRC-PT).
APTA nominees to all committees will be physical therapists and active APTA members. Experience as National Physical Therapy Examinations (NPTE) item writers or American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) writers is desired but not required. For the EDC-PTA, the nominees must have expertise in neuromuscular, cardiovascular/pulmonary, musculoskeletal or pediatrics; for the IBRC-PT, the nominees must have expertise in pediatrics, musculoskeletal or neuromuscular.
To submit for nomination, complete and submit a Personal Information Form and a current résumé/CV by Wednesday, May 30, to Brandy Bradley in the Clinical Practice Department.
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