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APTA National - ABPTS Geriatric Specialty Council Nominations

Signup Deadline: 08-16-2019
Starts: 01-01-2020
Ends: 12-31-2023


The American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS), the governing body for certification and recertification for clinical specialists in physical therapy, is accepting nominations from board-certified clinical specialist in geriatric physical therapy to fill 1 position on the Geriatric Specialty Council. Appointments are for 4-year terms beginning January 1, 2020.

Eligibility Requirements:
Individuals seeking appointment to ABPTS and the Specialty Councils must have the following qualifications: 1) must be a board-certified physical therapist in the specialty area; 2) show evidence of effective group participation; and 3) demonstrate the ability to complete tasks in a timely manner. Preference will be given to candidates with past exam development and item writing experience.

For additional details about this position, you may review the requirements and responsibilities of appointed members to ABPTS specialty councils. ABPTS will make all specialty council appointments during its September 2019 meeting for these terms, beginning on January 1, 2020.

Volunteers Needed:

1 (1 open slot)

Experience Required:

2 to 3 years volunteer experience


Derek Stepp