This course package is designed to provide both administrators and physical therapists with the fundamental business knowledge required to manage a physical therapy practice. It is made up of 6 course modules including:

  1. Billing & Coding
  2. Business and Financial Management
  3. Business Operations
  4. Human Resources
  5. Legal Compliance
  6. Marketing

All of these courses were recorded during the 2018 PPS Annual Conference.

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cert_NY approval


CEU Approval and Certification - PPS

As a Component of the American Physical Therapy, Private Practice Section online courses are accepted by the following physical therapy licensure boards, as allowed by the type of course requirements in state regulations: AL, AZ, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NH, NY, NC, ND, OK, OR, PR, RI, SD, TN, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY.

The Private Practice Section is accredited by the California Physical Therapy Association (Provider # CPTAAP-12) and the Texas Physical Therapy Association (Provider # 2008027TX). Thus, Private Practice Section course credits are accepted in California and Texas.

PPS online courses are NOT approved in AK, AR, LA, MD, NV, NM, NJ, OH and PA.

PPS issues CEUs/CCUs based on the following definitions: 1 CEU = 10 contact hours/10 CCUs. .1 CEU = 1 contact hour/1 CCU. 1 contact hour/1 CCU = 60 minutes of structured educational activity.

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Private Practice Section

2018 Administrators Bundle
AC18 Administrators Certificate Program: Business Operations (Module 1 of 6)
eLearning Course
AC18 Administrator Certificate Program: Marketing (Module 2 of 6)
eLearning Course
AC18 Administrators Certificate Program: Human Resources (Module 3 of 6)
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AC18 Administrators Certification Program: Legal Compliance (Module 4 of 6)
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AC18 Administrators Certificate Program: Business and Financial Management (Module 5 of 6)
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AC18 Administrators Certificate Program: Billing and Coding (Module 6 of 6)
eLearning Course
Type:Learning Path
Domains:Supervision and Teamwork, Private Practice