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Accredited programs can access tools and resources, including the Portal, workshop information, and official forms and other key resources, including the Standards and Required Elements.

The CAPTE Accreditation Portal allows for the electronic submission of program documents. Since the Portal contains confidential program information, access is allowed only with the username and password provided to the program director. Programs can check contact information and submit reports (Annual Accreditation Report, Self-Study Report, Compliance Report).

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Resource Documents

Accreditation Handbook
Provides the rules of procedure by which CAPTE operates, including among other items:

Document Related to Standards and Required Elements

Self-Study Report Instructions and Forms
This document is for BOTH PT and PTA programs that are developing a Self-study Report (SSR); it is not to be used in the development of an Application for Candidacy. If you are looking for individuals forms for submission of a Compliance Report/Progress Report, this packet contains: Program Assessment Matrix, CV required format, Scholarship Form, Retention Rate table, Graduation Rate table, Allocations & Expense table, and Clin Ed Placements Available table.

Cheat Sheets (one page list of elements)

Comparison of the Required Elements to Performance Criteria In the Clinical Performance Instruments

COVID-19 Updates

CAPTE will provide updates to changes of education requirements as they receive them.

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