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Committees & Task Forces

Developing programs and policies

Our committees and task forces respond to a changing climate by investigating the key issues affecting the regulation of physical therapy. They are committed to developing the programs and policy recommendations to assist jurisdictions in the common mission of protecting the public.

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CBA Nominating Committee

This committee of the council of board administrators (CBA) develops the slate for the CBA chair, vice chair and CBA nominating committee. This committee is open to members of the council of board administrators.

Continuing Competence Committee

This committee makes recommendations regarding the continuing competence model as it is developed; recommends practice act and rules language related to continuing competence and implementation of the model; assists in evaluating tools that might be appropriate for demonstrating ongoing competence and makes recommendations on the continued development and integration of FSBPT continuing competence tools.

Education Committee

This committee plans the educational sessions for the Federation’s annual meeting and provides logistical support throughout the meeting.

Ethics & Legislation Committee

This committee is responsible for developing and analyzing methods to improve consumer protection. It recommends position statements regarding disciplinary and standards of practice issues to the board of directors and continues to review and update the Model Practice Act for Physical Therapy.

Exam Development Committee - PT

This committee oversees the item construction and exam review process in order to maintain the validity and reliability of the physical therapist (PT) NPTE.

Exam Development Committee - PTA

This committee oversees the item construction and exam review process in order to maintain the validity and reliability of the physical therapist assistant (PTA) NPTE.

Finance Committee

This committee develops and presents an annual budget to the board of directors, advises the board on matters pertaining to the Federation’s financial needs, growth, and stability, and monitors the financial stability of the Federation through a review of monthly financial statements.

Foreign Educated Standards Committee

This committee recommends updates to the Coursework Tools (CWTs); assures that the CWTs are validated and oversees the validation process; promotes the use of the CWTs; develops and maintains quality assurance tools and processes for agencies that use the CWTs; evaluates and recommends additional measures to assure entry-level competence of foreign educated PTs and PTAs (including clinical competence).

Nominating Committee

The nominating committee selects a slate of appropriate candidates for the board of directors and the nominating committee positions. This committee is elected by the Federation Delegate Assembly.

Resolutions Committee

The resolutions committee receives and correlates motions and resolutions to be presented to the delegate assembly and identifies motions that fall outside the purpose of the Federation. The committee provides advice and counsel to delegates regarding form, wording, and method of presentation of matters to the delegate assembly.