The following resources are provided to facilitate physical therapist and physical therapist assistant academic program curriculum development, review, and enhancement. These resources are designed to provide contemporary information and changes that are occurring within health professions education and physical therapy to facilitate faculty dialogue.
Originally part of the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, the physical therapist practice patterns for the cardiovascular and pulmonary, integumentary, musculoskeletal, and neuromuscular systems outline inclusion, evaluation, measurement, intervention, and outcomes for a range of conditions.
January 15, 2020 / ResourceAccess core competencies expected of a physical therapist resident upon graduation from the program.
January 1, 2021 / Open AccessThe CAPTE PT Standards and Required Elements and PTA Standards and Required Elements, along with accompanying position papers, provide information and guidance on curriculum requirements for DPT and PTA programs.
November 1, 2019 / ArticleThese resources are provided to facilitate academic program curriculum development, review, and enhancement.
January 25, 2019 / ArticleResources from APTA sections are provided to facilitate academic program curriculum development, review, and enhancement.
February 27, 2018 / ArticleResources provided relate to governmental agencies and regulatory standards that inform the curriculum and student related issues.
February 27, 2018 / ArticleView model descriptions of faculty in PTA programs.
February 27, 2018 / ArticleReview position descriptions and responsibilities for faculty of PT programs.