Association News

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A news story from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) website reports on the US Senate’s recent vote to approve a bill intended to repeal the sustainable growth rate (SGR) and move toward payment systems based on quality.
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On the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) website, the association announces the passing of Stephen M. Levine, PT, DPT, MSHA, FAPTA, a former APTA Board of Directors member and a respected voice in the industry.
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences announces that Brooke McIntosh, a sixth-term Doctor of Physical Therapy student at the university, has been named director of communications of the APTA’s 2014-2015 Student Assembly Board of Directors.
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The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) has posted a summary of the interim final rule amending regulations in the Veterans Choice Program issued by the US Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA).
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The APTA website reports that the association is offering new resources designed to assist PTs in understanding the final 2015 CMS rules, including a webinar and podcast.
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The House of Delegates of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) have voted to adopt an position that supports a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree as the profession’s entry level educational degree and the regulatory designation PT licensees are legally allowed to use to denote state licensure.
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The Flash Action Strategy (FAS), an advocacy effort led in conjunction with the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), will be focus on the management of youth sports concussions.
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The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is presenting a Physical Therapy Virtual for prospective physical therapist (PT) students as well as PT education programs aiming to recruit new students.
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The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) reports that a group of physical therapists graduated in July after completing a higher education program at the APTA Education Leadership Institute (ELI) Fellowship.
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The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) reports that registration is now open for its 2014 State Policy and Payment Forum.
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The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) reports that APTA members have until July 14 to submit proposals for sessions at the 2015 NEXT Conference and Exposition.
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The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is accepting nominations for the 2014 State Legislative Leadership Award.
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Sections of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) have until May 2 to nominate individuals for a clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) workshop.
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Four students from Alabama State University (ASU) recently won the service-based Minority Scholarship Award from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) for their studies and services.
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The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) was invited to join the Brain Injury Awareness Fair, which took place on March 12 on Capitol Hill.
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The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) has released its 2014 Strategic Plan, which is now available to view online. A news release from APTA notes that the 2014 plan features updated objectives for each of four goals that have been carried over from 2013: effectiveness of care, patient- and client-centered care across the lifespan, professional […]
The sections of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) have until March 17 to submit proposals for clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) and clinical practice appraisals (CPAs) for possible financial support from the association.
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The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) will host a virtual town hall on Thursday, February 20, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., ET.
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The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) has scheduled its online Virtual Career Fair for April 1.
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The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) has selected J. Michael Bowers as its new chief executive officer (CEO), effective February 28, 2014.