Open Access Case Report Article ID: JNPPR-6-163

    A Leadership Development Program for student physical therapists and therapist assistants

    Laura LoVasco*

    Leadership in the physical therapy profession has been identifi ed as a characteristic needed for primary care delivery in the healthcare environment [1-5]. The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Leadership Development Committee defi ned four core competencies for physical therapists (PTs) and physical therapist assistants (PTAs) who wish to develop their leadership skills [1]. The APTA promotes leadership development in the core competencies by providing recommended on-line resources for developing leadership skills and leadership development opportunities [6]. Two formal leadership programs available within the APTA sections are the Education Leadership Institute (ELI) Fellowship [2] and the Leadership Administration Management Professionalism (LAMP) Leadership Development Certifi cate Program [3].


    Published on: Jul 9, 2019 Pages: 10-14

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2455-5487.000063
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