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The American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties has certified over 27,000 individuals who have demonstrated advanced clinical knowledge and skills in physical therapy specialty areas.
Currently, ABPTS offers board-certification in nine specialty areas of physical therapy:
- Cardiovascular and Pulmonary
- Clinical Electrophysiology
- Women's Health
- Wound Management
Due to extensions related to COVID-19, 2020 application deadlines have been delayed until October.
The receritifcation process applies to specialists with expiration dates before 2023.
ABPTS is transitioning to a maintenance of specialist certification program for specialists with certification expiration dates of 2023 or higher.
Apr 27, 2020 / Article
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