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APTA CPI 3.0 – PTA DCE Training

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PTA Clinical Performance Instrument (CPI) 3.0
Training module and Assessment for PTA DCE/ACCEs (includes assistant/associate DCE/ACCEs and adjunct faculty)

The goal of the training module is to equip PTA DCE/ACCEs (includes assistant/associate DCE/ACCEs and adjunct faculty) to accurately assess a PTA student's performance using the CPI 3.0. The assessment includes 16 questions and a passing score for successful completion of this training is 100%. You may take this assessment as many times as you need to achieve a passing score.  

Course Instructions

  1. Click on the Contents tab to see the training components. Click the 1st component to access the training video.
    1. Click View Video to launch a popup window with the video training.
    2. While viewing the narrated training:
      1. You can adjust the volume of the narration as needed. 
      2. You can also use "pause" to spend more time on a slide.
  2. The Acknowledgment of Copyright will display after watching the training and must be accepted before continuing.
  3. The Training Assessment will display after accepting the copyright notice. Learners will have unlimited attempts to pass and must answer 100% of questions correctly.
    1. You can adjust the width of the quiz popup window by hovering the mouse over the right edge of the popup window to reveal a horizontal double arrow. Click the double arrow and drag to the right to enlarge the popup window. (Note: If you close and reopen the window you will need to resize it again.)
    2. After choosing an answer for a question, click "Next" for immediate feedback on your answer.
    3. Click "Next" again to move to the next question.
    4. If you are unable to complete your assessment in one setting, you can "Save and Close" the quiz by clicking the "X" in the upper right corner of the quiz popup window. Then click "Save and Close." Your answers will be saved so you can resume the assessment later.
  4. The View/Print Your Certificate will be available after completing the assessment. You can view/print your certificate at any time by visiting the APTA Learning Center and clicking the CEU Certificate/Transcript link on the left-hand side of the page. 

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    CPI 3.0 – PTA DCE Training Video
    Open to view video.
    Open to view video. Note: This training is narrated. Adjust the volume as needed. Use "pause" to spend more time on a slide.
    Acknowledgement of Copyright
    Participants in the training are required to acknowledge receipt of the copyright information and agree to use the instrument appropriately.
    Training Assessment
    16 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  16/16 points to pass
    16 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  16/16 points to pass APTA PTA CPI 3.0 - PTA DCE Training Assessment <br>You must get all 16 questions correct to pass. You have unlimited chances.
    CEU Certificate
    Up to 0.15 contact hours available  |  Certificate available
    Up to 0.15 contact hours available  |  Certificate available Your certificate is now available.
    Survey (Optional)
    5 Questions
    5 Questions Please take a few moments to complete this 5 question survey.