The Clinical Education SIG shall serve as a resource and forum for individuals who have professional concerns for the coordination, implementation, and evaluation of clinical education for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. This includes academic and clinical faculty.

  • To provide a vehicle for increasing and improving communication among clinical educators.
  • To increase the participation of clinical educators in the APTA Academy of Education.
  • To provide continuing education in areas pertinent to clinical evaluation and teaching.
  • To foster problem solving in clinical education using the scientific method.
  • To Promote cooperative efforts among educational programs and clinical sites in scheduling, evaluation, and continuing education.
  • To develop guidelines for the continuing development and evaluation of academic and clinical faculty involved in clinical education.
  • To develop guidelines for the continuing development and evaluation of academic and clinical faculty involved in clinical education.
  • To serve as a resource body involved in acquiring, cataloguing, and disseminating information relating to clinical education in physical therapy.

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