Each month we profile one of APTA's 18 sections:
What does the Academy of Acute Care Physical Therapy have to offer its student members?
Complimentary subscription to the Journal of Acute Care Physical Therapy
Free resources, everything from Lab values to Acute Care clinical practice guidelines
Resources on recognition for advanced proficiency in acute care for PTAs
Career center, post your resume and connect with employers across the country
Critical EdgEmail, monthly e-newsletter
Educational programming at reduced member rates
Networking specific to acute care
Join a special interest group or focus group:
- Total Joint Replacement Special Interest Group
- Emergency Department Focus Group
- Intensive Care Unit Focus Group
- Amputee Rehabilitation Focus Group
Academy of Acute Care Physical Therapy awards
Research grants as a practicing PT
Prorated section membership dues! Not yet an AACPT member? You don’t have to wait until renewal to add this section! Join now for a prorated price based on your APTA membership renewal date. Select on "Add a Section," under Applications & Forms.
A message from AACPT leadership:
"AACPT is a great way to not only stay up-to-date with current information related to acute care, but you also get electronic access to the Journal of Acute Care Physical Therapy—all for $9/year. That is less than 3 Venti® coffee drinks at Starbucks. It’s also a smaller academy, so if you are looking to get involved as a student or new professional, you can get some great mentorship and advice."
- Sharon L. Gorman, PT, DPTSc, Board-Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist, Fellow, National Academies of Practice, President, AACPT
To learn more visit the AACPT section website.