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These resources have been curated to assist accredited programs, programs with candidacy status, and those that are considering developing a physical therapy education program. 

AASC
AASC change guide with key
AASC Forms Packet
AASC Directions
AASC Signature Page

Accreditation Visits
Onsite visit information
Suggested Schedule Template
Signature page
OSV Preparation Guidelines for Programs

Focused visit - Located in the CAPTE rules, section 7.27, Page 63
Fees and deadlines– Located in the CAPTE rules, section 16.4, Page 120

Summary of Action
Compliance report
Instructions for PT/PTA submission
Instructions for candidacy submission

Data and Research
Aggregate Program Data
Includes demographic information accredited PT and PTA education programs and the numbers of accredited and developing programs.

Student Financial Fact Sheet
The Commissioner on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education voted to require all Doctor of Physical

Therapy Programs and Physical Therapist Assistant Programs to “provide the public with current, accurate, reliable, and easily available information about the cost of attendance” (CAPTE Rules of Practice and Procedures 8.20(c) Student Costs). Post the document within one click of the program’s main web page.

2022-2023 DPT student financial fact sheet
Instructions for the DPT 2022-2023 Financial Fact Sheet

2022-2023 PTA student financial fact sheet
Instructions for the PTA 2022-2023 Financial Fact Sheet Instructions

Self-Study Workshop Documents
Course Materials
You will want to have a copy of the following to use during the workshop:
AFC Instructions & Forms (.doc)
Self-study Report Instructions & Forms (.doc)  
Application for Candidacy - PT (.doc)
Application for Candidacy – PTA (.doc)

Additional Resources
The following resource documents will be referred to during the Workshop and will either be needed or helpful during the development of your Self-Study Report.

PTA Notification Form - Notification form for reporting PTA program changes that do not require prior approval 
2023 Fee Schedule
Introduction to CAPTE Accreditation (.ppt)
Program- Accepting Onsite Visit Dates
Program-Submitting Conflicts
CAPTE’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (.pdf)
PTA CPI Performance Criteria Matched with Elements for PTA Programs
PT CPI Performance Criteria Matched with Elements for PT Programs
PTA Standards and Required Elements (.doc).  (In addition to providing the standards and required elements, the narrative evidence list is delineated)
PT Standards and Required Elements (.doc) .  (In addition to providing the standards and required elements, the narrative evidence list is delineated)
PTA Cheat Sheet (.doc) (a one-page guide to the Standards & Required Elements)
CAPTE Position Papers (.pdf)
On-site Visit Preparation Guidelines (.pdf)
Examples of Matrices and Tables (.pdf)