SOURCE: EDUCATA

EDUCATA

September 09, 2013 11:12 ET

The North Carolina Physical Therapy Association and EDUCATA Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver Online Education

CALABASAS, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 9, 2013) - The North Carolina chapter of the APTA (NCPTA) and EDUCATA have partnered to provide online continuing education for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. Under terms of the agreement, EDUCATA's library of interactive courses will be available immediately to therapists through the NCPTA's website.

"This partnership aligns tightly with our mission of providing our therapist members with access to the best in online education," said Deborah Ragan, PT and association executive director. "EDUCATA has taken a great deal of care in culling top level educators to create evidence-based courses, and that is important to us."

"We are very excited to partner with the NCPTA," said Michael Weinper, PT, DPT, MPH, EDUCATA's CEO. "The goals of the association are our goals: ongoing professional development that focuses on quality of content coupled to quality of technical delivery, to make the learning process not just productive but also enjoyable."

About the NCPTA: Founded in 1951 as a Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association's mission is to improve the health, function and quality of life of individuals by representing, promoting and advancing the profession and best practice of physical therapy in North Carolina. 

About EDUCATA: EDUCATA.COM, the leading independent provider of physical therapy continuing education uses an interactive platform to deliver a unique online learning experience. EDUCATA offers a broad spectrum of courses from neuromuscular and musculoskeletal to cardiopulmonary and integumentary across the continuum of care. Courses are taught by top-ranked educators and experienced clinicians. EDUCATA's partners include the World Confederation for Physical Therapy and numerous American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) chapters and sections. 

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