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Intro to PT-final

APTA module 7

Define Districts (in APTA) organizational entity at the local level. found in highly populated areas where meetings and participation can be easily accessible for local members if in APTA, membership automatic-assigned based off job/home location. no dues.
Define Chapters (in APTA) organizational level @ state level (including DC). membership automatic if in APTA. assigned based off residence/employment/education/or lvl of participation. dues required from all. special interest groups (SIGs) allow 4 state level + HOD participation
define Sections organizational entity @ national lvl. allows mbrs w/common interest to collaborate. mbrship is voluntary into 1+ of 18 sections. restricted to APTA mbrs only.
what is the combined sections meeting and who is it for. There is an annual meeting, called the Combined Sections Meeting, for section members to discuss educational and administrative topics. SIGs are also allowed in sections.
define Assemblies organizational level @ state+national lvl thats similar 2 a section bc also allows 4 mbrs w/common interests 2 collaborate. dif bc mbrs must be in same "class" category here (PT, PTA,student,life,retired, honorary,etc.)student assembly here.SIGs allowed.
Define HOD proportionate representation comprised of 400 voting delegates (from chapters) and nonvoting delegates (from sections), the PTA Caucus, the Student Assembly, and the Board of Directors (BOD).
Define BOD comprised of six officers of the APTA and nine directors. Two of the six officers in the Board of Directors (BOD) are also the speaker and the vice speaker of the BOD.
Compare and contrast HOD vs BOD The HOD establishes the policies of the APTA and the BOD put the policies into action. The HOD also elects the officers and directors of the BOD. Both the HOD and BOD can create ad hoc committees and task forces to address essential matters.
name the officers of the BOD pres, vice pres, secretary, treasure, SPEAKER OF THE HOD, VICE SPEAKER OF HOD
what isname some ogranzations associated with and complement the APTA? (some of these organizations function independently of APTA, and others are linked philosphically. all mutually beneficial.) American Board of PT Specialities (ABPTS), Commision of Accreditation in PT ed (CAPTE), Foundation4PT, TriAlliance(Speech, OT, PT)
what is the Foundation for Physical Therapy? responsible for providing research initiatives in physical therapy with adequate funding in order to support evidence based practice, improve physical therapy effectiveness, and increase researchers within physical therapy
what is the World Confederation of Physical Therapy? global organization that sets high standards for research, education, clinical practice and information distribution within physical therapy. This information is shared during an annual business meeting and an international congress held every 4 years.
what is the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy? This is an agency that standardizes state
what is the American Academy of Physical Therapists? This is an organization founded for underprivileged African American and minority populations that promotes new programs in health care, educational opportunities in the allied health field, and research advancements in related conditions.
Name some of the dif SECTIONS in the APTA? acute care, Aquatic PT, Cadiovascular + Pulmonary, education, Federal PT, Geriatrics, Home Health, SPorts PT, Research, Pediatrics, Neurology, Oncology, Womens Health, Private Practice, Hand Rehab, Clinical Electrophysiology and Wound Mgmt, etc.
Name the approved specialty areas in PT? Cardio and Pulmonary, Clinic Electrophysiologic, Geriatric, Nuero, ORtho, Peds, Sports, Womens Health
Created by: tpostrel



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