This one-hour session will provide the audience with knowledge on the submission processes for posters, platforms, and sessions. PTA educators will be given strategies to plan and develop a compelling submission to discuss your academic scholarly activities with peers.


Becky McKnight, P.T., M.S. is an educational consultant with Reach Consulting and has provided mentorship and guidance for PTA programs in curriculum, assessment, and accreditation since 2007. Becky served as ACCE then PD for Ozarks Technical Community College PTA Program from 1997 until 2011. Becky has given multiple presentations at national conferences and currently serves as the Academy of Physical Therapy Education's CSM Programming Co-chair.

Doreen Stiskal, PT, PhD Dr. Stiskal holds a BS degree in Physical Therapy from Sargent College of Boston University, a MS in Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy with a minor in Education from Long Island University, and a Ph.D. in Health Sciences with a specialization in Movement Science from Seton Hall University. She completed two fellowships, including the APTA Fellowship in Education Leadership. She has been in academia for over 35 years. Currently, Dr. Stiskal has served as the chairperson of the Department of Physical Therapy, Seton Hall University, Nutley, NJ for almost 15 years. Previous experience includes academic leadership in physical therapist assistant as well as in post-professional health science education. She is a member of the APTA Academies of Orthopedic Physical Therapy, Geriatric Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy Research, and Physical Therapy Education. She has been a presenter on the national level with a focus primarily on physical therapy education, including curriculum, accreditation, and simulation as well as quantitative gait analyses. Amongst her many professional service activities, Dr. Stiskal recently completed two consecutive terms on the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.

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Review recorded content, claim certificate, NO CEUs awarded

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Becky McKnight, P.T., M.S. and Doreen Stiskal, PT, PhD

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PTA educators will be given strategies to plan and develop an effective submission to discuss your academic scholarly activities with peers.


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Type:E-Learning Course
Key Dates
Enrollment:Prior to  12/31/2022