APTA is asking physical therapist members to consider serving on a Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) examination committee. 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 2 nominees for the Examination Development Committee-PT (EDC-PT), 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-PT, nominees must have expertise in neuromuscular, pediatric, cardiovascular/pulmonary, or integumentary physical therapy; for the EDC-PTA, nominees must have expertise in neuromuscular, cardiovascular/pulmonary, or musculoskeletal physical therapy; and for the IBRC-PT, nominees must have expertise in acute care, integumentary, or neuromuscular physical therapy. Learn more.
To submit for nomination, complete and submit a Volunteer Application (.doc) and a current résumé/CV by Friday July 26, to Kim Wallace in APTA's Department of Clinical Practice and Research.
Address any questions you have to Lisa L. Culver, PT, DPT, MBA, in the Department of Clinical Practice and Research.
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