What does CAPTE stand for?
What does CAPTE mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: CAPTE.
What does CAPTE mean?
- The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) is the agency recognized by the United States Department of Education for granting accreditation status to entry-level education programs for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. The stated mission of CAPTE includes "establishing and applying standards that assure quality and continuous improvement in the entry-level preparation of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants and that reflect the evolving nature of education, research, and practice". It is based in Alexandria, Virginia. As of 16 December, 2011, CAPTE recognizes 200 educational institutions supporting 210 accredited programs for PTs and 259 institutions supporting 280 accredited programs for PTAs.
Discuss these CAPTE abbreviations with the community:
Still can't find the acronym definition you were looking for? Use our Power Search technology to look for more unique definitions from across the web!
Use the citation options below to add these abbreviations to your bibliography.
"CAPTE." Abbreviations.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 4 Dec. 2023. <https://www.abbreviations.com/CAPTE>.