This online course provides a standardized training program designed to educate physical therapist students, Clinical Instructors (CIs), Center Coordinators of Clinical Education (CCCEs), Academic Coordinators of Clinical Education/Directors of Clinical Education (ACCEs/DCEs) and other faculty about the appropriate, valid, and reliable use of the APTA Physical Therapist Clinical Performance Instrument (PT CPI): Version 2006.

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To successfully complete this course, you must open and review all lessons and resources in the course. Once you have progressed through the course lessons and resources, you must take an assessment of learning. You are required to complete the assessment with at least 70% accuracy in order to claim CEU credit. You may retake the assessment as many times as you like.

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Nora Francis, PT, DHS, OTR

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At the conclusion of the Using the APTA Physical Therapist Clinical Performance Instrument for Students: A Self-Guided Training Course, you should be able to: 1. Compare the differences between the PT CPI: Version 2006 and the PT CPI: Version 1997. 2. Use the PT CPI to evaluate physical therapist student clinical performance accurately. 3. Identify the PT CPI components and their correct application. 4. Appropriately adhere to the copyright laws that govern the use of the PT CPI.

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