Welcome to the Michigan Physical Therapy Clinical Education Consortium...promoting collaboration in physical therapy clinical education in and beyond Michigan.

This Consortium is a Special Interest Group for Clinical Education and is for you to get information, resources and contacts. You can get more involved by your participation at our meetings, at our courses and by being a resource for your sites. We welcome your feedback, involvement and participation.


SIG News


SIG Events


SIG Resources


MPTA Special Interest Group for Clinical Education    

  1. Cindy Kincaid Outstanding Clinical Instructor Award 
  2. Norene Clouten Outstanding Center Coordinator of Clinical Education Award
SIG Award Committee Members: 
  • 2018 SIGCE Committee (DACEF) for the CCCE award: Linda Hall*, Kim Schwartz, Melanie Wells, and Kathy Agrusa. Linda Hall should be the contact for all information.  Send all information to lhall3@dmc.org
  • 2018 SIGCE Committee (WMCEF) for the CI award: David George, PT, SCCE*. Send all questions/information to David.George@spectrumhealth.org

ACCE/DCE List of Contacts

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CI Training:  Recent & Upcoming CI Courses

  • APTA Credentialing Clinical Instructor Program (CCIP)
    • May 10-11, 2018 at Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan/Wayne State University; contact Martha Schiller
  • APTA Credentialing Clinical Instructor Program (CCIP) Level 2

 Education Leadership Conference 2018: Jacksonville, FL, October 12-14 (Registration Opens June 1, 2018)

  •  Link to ELC information
    • MPTA SIG-CE ELC Scholarship:
      • Up to $500 for travel and registration expenses
      • Will need to commit to presentation of ELC content at SIG-CE Meeting in October, 2018
      • Form attached Send to Ashley Van Dam, PT, DPT, SCCE atAshley.VanDam@spectrumhealth.org
      • Application due Friday, June 1st, 2018
      • Notification of scholarship sent by June 22nd, 2018
    • Academy of Physical Therapy Education (APTE) and American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT) ELC Scholarship:
      • Online applications accepted May 1st-25th, 2018.  Link will be posted on ELC page
      • Notification of scholarship sent by May, 30th, 2018


Clinical Education Updates


ACAPT Information

  •  2017 Best Practice for Physical Therapists HD Report
  • APTA Clinical Education Technology Work Group; purpose of this work group is to counsel APTA and its PTCAS partner, Liaison International, on the development and support of the CPI and CSIF; 7 group members including Ron Radawiec from Michigan; updates to follow. 





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