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The following are resource lists that reflect current literature in advanced physical therapy specialty areas. Lists are provided by APTA sections. Please contact the APTA section in your specialty area for information on the availability of continuing education courses and review courses that cover advanced specialty practice. Not all specialty sections offer review courses. ABPTS and specialty councils do not review or endorse any preparation materials or courses. In addition, reviewing these materials does not guarantee that candidates will receive a passing score on the specialist certification exam.

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section
140B Purcellville Gateway Drive, Suite 120
Purcellville, VA 20132
Phone: 202-921-4245
Email: cardiopt@aptacvp.org
Website: http://www.cardiopt.org/

Clinical Electrophysiologic Physical Therapy

Academy of Clinical Electrophysiology and Wound Management
Nichole Walleen, Executive Director
2920 East Avenue South, Ste. 200
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: 608/351-2735
Email: Nichole_acewm@orthopt.org
Website: http://acewm.org/

Geriatric Physical Therapy

Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy
1818 Parmenter St, Ste 300
Middleton, WI 53562
Toll-free: 866-586-8247
Email: geriatrics@geriatricspt.org
Website: www.geriatricspt.org

Neurologic Physical Therapy

Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy, Inc.
5841 Cedar Lake Road S. Ste 204
Minneapolis, MN 55416
Phone: 952/ 646-2038
Fax: 952/545-6073
Email: info@neuropt.org
Website: www.neuropt.org

Oncologic Physical Therapy

Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy
Suzie Callan
140B Purcellville Gateway Drive
Suite 120
Purcellville, VA 20132
Phone: 202/660-4460
Email: info@oncologypt.org
Website: www.oncologypt.org

Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
Terri DeFlorian
2920 East Avenue South, Ste. 200
La Crosse, WI 54601-8282
800/444-3982, ext 2040
Fax: 608/788-3965
Email: tdeflorian@orthopt.org
Website: www.orthopt.org

Pediatric Physical Therapy

APTA Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy
Cindy Sliwa, Executive Director
1020 N Fairfax Street, Suite 401-B
Alexandria, VA 22314-1484
Phone: 800/970-5051
Email: info@pediatricapta.org
Website: www.pediatricapta.org
APTA Pediatrics resources for PCS Preparation can be found at www.pediatricapta.org on the PCS tab under Professionals.

Sports Physical Therapy

American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy
Mark DeCarlo, Executive Director
P.O. Box 431
Zionsville, IN 46077-0431
Phone: 317-973-2163
Email: mdecarlo@aaspt.org 
Website: http://www.aaspt.org 
SCS Prep guide available in the Academy Learning Center via AASPT Website

Women's Health Physical Therapy

Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy
Mandi Murtaugh, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Women's Health Clinical Specialist
Peg Maas, PT, Board-Certified Women's Health Clinical Specialist 
8400 Westpark Drive 2nd Floor
McLean, VA 22102
Phone: 703/610-0224
Fax: 703/610-9005
Email: WCSprep@womenshealthapta.org
Website: https://aptapelvichealth.org/education/wcs/
Women's Health Section Member Price: Free
Women's Health Section Nonmembers: $25

Wound Management Physical Therapy

Academy of Clinical Electrophysiology and Wound Management
Nichole Walleen, Executive Director
2920 East Avenue South, Ste. 200
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: 608/351-2735
Email: Nichole_acewm@orthopt.org
Website: http://acewm.org/


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