The COVID-19 pandemic significantly increased the number of patients seeking physical therapist services via telehealth. This paradigm shift will improve access to care, but it also brings change. APTA has developed a telehealth certificate series to ensure that PTs, PTAs, and students are prepared to provide excellent care via telehealth. Learn best practices and tips covering ethical and regulatory considerations, administration and marketing, technology, and clinical application.

Enrollees must complete six mandatory core courses within six months of enrollment to receive the APTA telehealth certificate. Elective courses are optional and not required to receive the APTA telehealth certificate.

Program Description

APTA has developed a telehealth course series that will culminate in a certificate of completion. The courses are through the APTA Learning Center and will have 1.2 CEUs.

  • 6 mandatory core courses taken in this specific order:
    1. Introduction - Launch Date: January 2021
    2. Ethical - Launch Date: March 2021
    3. Regulation - Launch Date: March 2021
    4. Administrative - Launch Date: March 2021
    5. Technical - Launch Date: March 2021
    6. Clinical - Launch Date: April-May 2021
    7. Electives - Launch Dates to vary beginning May 2021
  • Participants will have 6 months to complete all 6 core courses.

Special Participant Pricing

Tiered pricing is available for organizations or education programs that want bulk registration by emailing the APTA Learning Center. Education programs that reach the platinum level of APTA membership via the APTA Reach100 Student Membership Challenge by March 31, 2021, will receive APTA Telehealth Certificate Series free for all their students and faculty (no additional registration necessary).

  • Tier 1 - 0-100 Individuals - $1,000.00
  • Tier 2 - 101-200 Individuals - $2,000.00
  • Tier 3 - 201-500 Individuals - $3,000.00

Course Code:

TH-CERT

Completion Instructions

All 6 core courses must be completed within 6 months to obtain full 1.2 CEUs.

Course level

Intermediate

Date published

01/04/2021

Delivery method

Online

Instructor(s)

Various

Learning objectives

Each individual course will provide Objectives

Partner(s)

Telehealth

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Activities:Type
APTA Telehealth Certificate Series
Introduction: Evidence-Based Provision of Telehealth Services
eLearning Course
Provision of Telehealth Services: Ethical Considerations
eLearning Course
Provision of Telehealth Services: Regulatory Considerations
eLearning Course
Provision of Telehealth Services: Administrative/Marketing
eLearning Course
Provision of Telehealth Services: Technological Considerations
eLearning Course
Provision of Telehealth Services: Clinical Application
eLearning Course
Telehealth Certificate
Assessment
Overview
Type:Learning Path
Credits:1.2
Credit Categories
Key Dates
Enrollment:Prior to  12/30/2021
Enrollment
Price:$499.00
Available discounts:
  • Nonmember
    $499.00
  • APTA Member
    $240.00
* Prices in US Dollars