Date: March 25Time: 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. ETLocation: Virtual event, live on social media and apta.org
Join us for a livestream event to recognize the accomplishment of more than 3,000 physical therapists who initially achieved ABPTS specialist certification or who were recertified in 2020, and the 30 physical therapist assistants who were recognized for their advanced proficiency in a specialty area. This event, usually conducted at the annual APTA Combined Sections Meeting, will be produced virtually and broadcast via APTA’s social media channels and here at apta.org. No registration is required to view this event.
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: February 17, 2021Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. ETLocation: 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: 3/24/2021