The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual participation proficient association speaking to more than 93,000 part physical advisors (PTs), physical specialist collaborators (PTAs), and understudies of non-intrusive treatment. APTA tries to enhance the wellbeing and personal satisfaction of people in the public arena by progressing physical specialist practice, instruction, and research, and by expanding the mindfulness and comprehension of non-intrusive treatment's part in the country's social insurance framework.
APTA's national administration comprises of a Board of Directors, a House of Delegates and different Committees and other Board-named Groups. APTA individuals are further spoken to by the affiliation's state parts and extraordinary interest areas, each with its own particular authority, and in addition a physical specialist aide gathering and understudy get together, by and large called "segments." APTA's House of Delegates, which meets every spring, is an agent collection of individuals included voting section delegates and nonvoting segment delegates, among others.
With a glad history that goes back to 1921, APTA is guided by the Vision Statement for the Physical Therapy Profession and by the affiliation's dynamic Strategic Plan, which illuminates basic leadership and helps APTA accomplish the vision.
APTA central station is situated in Alexandria, Virginia, simply outside Washington, DC. APTA staff and individuals taking a shot at sake of the affiliation speak to APTA's hierarchical qualities.
Received by APTA's House of Delegates (House) in 2013, APTA's Vision Statement for the Physical Therapy Profession is bolstered by Guiding Principles to Achieve the Vision, which show how the calling and society will look when the vision is accomplished. APTA's key arrangement helps the affiliation progress in the direction of this vision.
The Strategic Plan is the affiliation's guide to choices and activities throughout the following 3 to 5 years that will move us toward understanding APTA's Vision Statement for the Physical Therapy Profession. It is guided by the vision, the Association Purpose, and the Association Organizational Values (recorded underneath) and expands on our past victories while setting up the affiliation and the calling to flourish later on.
The Strategic Plan is never "done." APTA surveys the arrangement routinely and redesigns as required through a dynamic, careful procedure that takes a gander at natural changes and part input. By keeping the arrangement contemporary and applicable, the affiliation better gives representation, administrations, and group to APTA individuals.
In 2015, APTA's Board of Directors overhauled the Strategic Plan to address 3 territories of change, in accordance with the vision: changing society, changing the calling, and changing the affiliation. The arrangement corresponds intimately with the 8 managing standards of the vision: Identity, Quality, Collaboration, Value, Innovation, Consumer-Centricity, Accessibility, and Advocacy.Read More»
The following is the list of scholars from American Physical Therapy Association who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences