The APTA DC Election will open on December 15, 2022. Click here for the full slate of candidates.
Emergency Order Licensure Waivers – Deadline Sept. 23
The Director of the Department of Health (Director), as the lead in the District's efforts in containment and mitigation of COVID-19, has determined that it is in the best interest of the health, safety, and welfare of District residents to allow for certain healthcare providers who are properly licensed, registered...
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Licensed Health Professionals and Unlicensed Healthcare Workers
On Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, the District of Columbia Department of Health (DC Health) announced a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for all licensed, certified, and registered health professionals and all unlicensed healthcare workers in the District of Columbia. Read the complete update here.
The Physical Therapy Compact
The PT Compact offers PTs and PTAs a fast and effective way to start practicing in states across the U.S. Join us May 20th to learn about DC's entry into the compact.
Lead with your HEART
HEART serves as the community engagement arm of APTA DC. Volunteers are needed for the variety of initiatives and programs that help to support and improve our local area. Learn how you can make a difference.
Vaccine Distribution and Guidance for the Physical Therapy Profession
PTs and PTAs are covered under phase 1a guidance of COVID-19 vaccine distribution in the District of Columbia.APTADC is delivering the message that PTs and PTAs are critical, essential health care workers. While APTA doesn't have authority or direct influence over the distribution of the vaccine, we're reaching out to...
Patient Care and Practice Guidelines During the COVID-19 Pandemic
APTADC will continue to support all DC PTs and PTAs and students by providing the most accurate information available on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our practice. To that end, official guidance and best practices amid COVID-19 continue to evolve. APTADC and APTA are curating critical advice from...
License Renewal and Requirements from the DC Physical Therapy Licensing Board
New Guidance on Remote Supervision and Telehealth; and Suspension of the live, in-person, face-to-face CEU; Online License Renewal and More
Telehealth Challenges and Opportunities
The use of telehealth is one approach that can help protect the patient and provider during this time of crisis. Investigate and consider the issues within the following areas as you make decisions on whether or not to use telehealth in your practice. Telehealth creates the ability for us to...