What is a CPI in physical therapy?
Physical Therapist Clinical Performance Instrument.
Why did the APTA move toward requiring a DPT?
Adoption of the DPT recognized that the complexity of patient needs requires a greater understanding of how to treat an individual, one that comes with a doctorate-level education, and so in January 2016 the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) made the DPT the required degree for all of …
What are your goals as a physical therapist?
Primary Goals of a Physical Therapist
- Goal number 1: Rehabilitation and recovery. No matter what condition led to the need, patients always want to gradually improve to a neutral state without any pain or movement restrictions.
- Goal number 2: Optimal function and movement.
- Goal number 3: Prevention of injury.
How do I choose my first physical therapy job?
- Choose growth. Choosing growth means having the ability to advance yourself in knowledge, ability to perform in social roles other than as a PT and advancing your core happiness.
- Do not chase the pay.
- Student loan repayment.
- Strong knowledge base.
What does a research physical therapist do?
Clinical research At institutions throughout the country, physical therapists conduct research into the management of chronic medical conditions and injuries. Their work can influence protocols and treatments that will have a significant impact on patients nationwide.
How is PT CPI used in academic programs?
Academic programs and patients/clients expect clinical instructors (CIs) to provide honest feedback about a student’s ability to effectively practice as a physical therapist. The PT CPI is used to provide documentation of student performance and is based on the CI’s direct observation of student performance.
Where can I get the PT CPI online?
Successful completion of this training and assessment program (passing 70%) is required for all users to access the PT CPI Web 2.0 (requires a username and password). Access to and instructions for the PT CPI online training and assessment program are available through the PT CPI Web Training (LMS-0521A) in the APTA Learning Center.
How does a physical therapist evaluate their performance?
Evaluation of student performance involves a partnership between the academic institution, the clinical facility, and the student. Academic programs and patients/clients expect clinical instructors (CIs) to provide honest feedback about a student’s ability to effectively practice as a physical therapist.
What is the CPI annual fee to academic programs?
The CPI annual fee to academic programs includes access to this system by ACCE/DCE, program administrator, students, clinical instructors, and center coordinators of clinical education. Learn more about the pricing for the Suite of Assessments (.pdf) (CPI, CSIF Web, Site Assign) available through Liaison International.