Aquatic Physical Therapy Clinical Competency Certificate (PT)

This course series provides PTs with a comprehensive study of the fundamental knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to provide safe evidence-based patient care using the aquatic environment. Participants will demonstrate clinical competency in aquatic physical therapy by completing both written and practical skills tests. This is the only certificate program sponsored by a component of the APTA specifically designed for the aquatic physical therapy professional.

Note: The series includes online courses plus an in-person pool course. The purchase for the pool course will occur as a separate purchase when you register for a pool course. You must complete the pool course to complete the course series. The price for the complete program (online courses +pool clinic are):

  • Non Member $1620.00
  • Member $1296.00
  • Aquatic Physical Therapy Section $1166.50 (It pays to join the Section!)

Achievement of the course series results in an assessment-based certificate in Aquatic Physical Therapy Clinical Competency. It does not result in a credential and is not recognized by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists (ABPTS). Participants receive an assessment-based certificate upon completion of the entire program.

These are the online courses required to obtain your certificate:

Frequently Asked Questions

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Course Code:

LMSK-0011

APTACategory

Category1

cert_CA approval

CPTAAP-12

cert_NY approval

cert_TX approval

2008027TX

Completion Instructions

You will receive CEU credit for successful completion of each module in the certificate program series, for a total CEU value of 4.4 CEUs (44.0 contact hours/CCUs). Upon completion of all the courses in the series to include the in-person pool course, you will be awarded an Aquatic Physical Therapy Clinical Competency Certificate.

Course level

Advanced

Date published

03/05/2015

Delivery method

Online

Instructor(s)

David Morris, PT, PhD; Marty Biondi PT, DPT; Holly Lookabaugh-Deur, PT, DSc, GCS; Richard Vicory, PT, DPT, ATRIC; Christine A. Taylor, PT, DPT, PCS; Terry Peterson, PT

Learning Path Type

Certificate Program

Partner(s)

Aquatic Physical Therapy Section

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APTA

Activities:Type
Aquatic Physical Therapy Clinical Competency (PT)
Aquatic Historical Perspective
eLearning Course
Aquatic Physics
eLearning Course
Aquatic Physiology of Immersion
eLearning Course
Aquatic Critical Thinking and Aquatic Interventions (PT)
eLearning Course
Pool Course
Aquatic Billing and Documentation
eLearning Course
Aquatic Pool Chemicals and Safety
eLearning Course
Aquatic Risk Management Issues
eLearning Course
Certificate in Aquatic Physical Therapy Clinical Competency (PT)
eLearning Course
Overview
Type:Learning Path
Tags:Holly Lookabaugh-Deur, David Morris, Marty Biondi, Aquatic, Richard Vicory, Christine Taylor
Enrollment
Price:$670.00
Available discounts:
  • Non Member
    $670.00
    (until 12/31/2030)
  • Member
    $536.00
    (until 12/31/2030)
  • Aquatics
    $482.40
    (until 12/31/2030)
* Prices in US Dollar