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2023  Webinar Series

Register for upcoming webinars by following these instructions:

  • Login to the FSBPT Portal*
  • Once you are on the portal, select "Events"
  • Click on the webinar you want to register for
  • Follow the registration process
  • Select "Register Now" (it may take a moment to load)
  • You will see a screen indicating the registration was successful and you will receive an email confirmation 
  • You can also use the calendar icon in the top right to add the event to your calendar. Please note, depending on your calendar and time zone settings it may not have the right time. The time is included in the calendar description. Please confirm your time settings are correct.
  • All done! We will send more information on how to join the webinar closer to the event.

*You will need an account in the FSBPT Portal to register. (Note, if you are an educator, this is different than your educator login.) If you are an FSBPT Member or Volunteer, you may already have an account. If not, you can set that up now by following these steps:

  • Go to the FSBPT Portal
  • Select “Not a member?”
  • Complete your information
  • Select “Continue as Guest”
  • Once you are logged in to the FSBPT Portal, select "Events"
  • Click on the workshop you want to register for
  • Follow the registration process

If you have ideas for future webinars, please let us know.


Who can attend?
Anyone is welcome to register and attend the webinars!

Will the sessions be recorded?
This depends on the speaker. If speakers approve of having their sessions recorded, those recordings will be available on the FSBPT website. 

Is this the complete schedule of webinars?
No, we are still working with some speakers to finalize details and will share new webinars as they are confirmed.

Can I receive an email when a new webinar is added?
Yes! Please subscribe to the FSBPT News Brief


Challenges for Healthcare Professionals: Management of Substance Use Disorders

January 17, 4:00 p.m. ET

Speaker: Jake Nichols

The substance use overdose epidemic continues to worsen. We have failed to slow the spread of this complex disease. Many factors contribute to our current state of affairs. Although stigma is our primary barrier, there are other challenges faced across all aspects of healthcare. This presentation will highlight some of those key issues, with a focus on how we can collaboratively overcome them.


February 2023 Regulatory Hour: Regulation and the Impaired Practitioner

February 15, 4:00 p.m. ET

Speaker: Dale Atkinson

The February 2023 Regulatory Hour will focus on impaired practitioners and the role of regulatory boards as related to licensure. In balancing the statutory intent of public protection and the rights and needs of licensees, various models of approaches will be addressed including the role of public and private sector entities. Be sure to tune in to this important session and be prepared to contribute to this important topic.


The When, How, and Why of the 2024 NPTE Redesign

March 1, 4:00 p.m. ET

Speaker: Lorin Mueller and Colleen Lettvin

The speakers will discuss the background behind the upcoming redesign of the National Physical Therapy Examinations—the new content outlines and item types—and the timeline for these changes. We will also discuss the implications of these changes for licensing jurisdictions, educators, and candidates. There will be plenty of time for questions.


April 2023 Regulatory Hour: Education Versus Exam

April 19, 4:00 p.m. ET

Speaker: Dale Atkinson

The April 2023 Regulatory Hour will explore the use of entry-level education and/or examinations to determine entry-level competence. We'll delve into the pros and cons of both in terms of regulating a profession and protecting the public.


Introducing Students to the PT Compact: A Module for Educators

June 14, 7:00 p.m. ET

Speakers: Anne Thompson, Catherine Ortega, Jennifer Aglubat, Sara Maher, and Tarang Jain

The PT Compact’s Education Module Task Force has created an evidence-based educational module and field-tested it in the classroom. This webinar will review the data collected and share information about the module, which is ready for adoption by other educators, including objectives, content, assessments, and resources. The webinar prepares participants to incorporate the module into their educational programs.


June 2023 Regulatory Hour: State Versus Federal

June 21, 4:00 p.m. ET

Speaker: Dale Atkinson

The June 2023 Regulatory Hour will focus on the differences between state and federal government regulation and how those differences impact policies, governance, and public protection. We'll examine the history of these systems and discuss current issues facing each level of government.


August 2023 Regulatory Hour: Universal Recognition and Open Telehealth

August 16, 4:00 p.m. ET

Speaker: Dale Atkinson

The August 2023 Regulatory Hour will explore issues related to universal recognition and open telehealth. We'll discuss the potential challenges in this approach and considerations to help ensure public protection from individuals that do not hold a traditional license or compact privilege.