This course will be an opportunity for student scholars and mentors to connect with leadership at APTA Kansas. Participants will be able to understand how their national organization assists them in their professional development and how they can be leaders in their workplace, community and local physical therapy organization
6:00- 6:15 Welcome and introductions
6:15-7:10 Content presented via webinar presentation and PowerPoint presentation/organizational explanation.
7:00-7:30 Question and answers on presentation.
1) Have a good understanding of what a professional organization does for its members and the structure of the APTA.
2) APTA, Components, Sections, and Academies. Not all sections are Academies and not all Academies have an associated Section
3) FSBPT Federation of State Boards of PT
4) Explain the APTA HOD as the largest APTA policy making body composed of voting delegates.
5) Membership: has allowed for more autonomous practice, 100,000 voices at capitol hill for patient advocacy. Locally—resources and opportunities for Kansas patients, clinicians and trickle-down open access to all our professionals around the US (and even around the world)
6) Importance for Membership—do you like what you do? Do you get paid for doing it? Do other shareholders believe in what you do for your clients?
7) To understand more of how your Clifton Strength Assessment will benefit you and others.