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.