Date: TBATime: TBALocation: Virtual The Recognition Ceremony for Clinical Specialists is the opening event at APTA's Combined Sections Meeting (CSM). The Ceremony recognizes newly certified and recertified clinical specialists in the 9 approved areas of board certification. The ceremony consists of an opening remarks speaker, a presentation by the ABPTS Chair and APTA President, along with a formal acknowledgement and recognition of all newly certified and recertified specialists in attendance. Family and guests of honorees are also welcome to attend.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021Time: 8:30 am-4:00 pm ETLocation: Virtual Writing good multiple-choice questions (MCQs) can be difficult. MCQs often contain technical flaws that provide an advantage to "test-wise" examinees, and they sometimes focus on content that is relatively unimportant from a clinical perspective. This item-writing workshop focuses on preparing and reviewing MCQs that assess application of clinical knowledge in patient care situations, rather than just recall of isolated facts.
At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to:
The workshop will be run in an interactive, seminar-style format that also includes small-group activities.
Date: TBATime: TBALocation: Virtual
The Maintenance of Specialist
Certification (MOSC) process reflects the dynamic health care
environment that requires a commitment to lifelong learning and
continuing clinical competence. With the new MOSC program specialists
have access to a system that allows real-time capture of professional
development activities throughout their certification period.This
session will provide an overview of the MOSC program requirements,
review the program history and development, and introduce the learning
Date: TBATime: TBA Location: Virtual If you are a current board certified specialist who is eligible to apply for recertification in 2021, ABPTS is sponsoring a recertification workshop. This workshop is specifically geared to eligible recertification candidates who are not yet subject to the new Maintenance of Specialist Certification (MOSC) program. If you are interested in having your recertification questions answered, and are looking for general assistance with better understanding of the recertification process, we encourage you to attend. Attendance at this workshop is by invitation only and space may be limited. We will accept individuals on a first-come first-serve basis.
Last Updated: 10/26/2020