PPTA FAQs

I have Practice related questions who do I contact?

Contact Practice & Research Chair Kara Kobal. If you are a member of the PPTA, please include your APTA member ID# in your email. Please allow 3 to 5 business days for a response, as the leadership is a team of volunteers who answer both member and non-member inquiries.

Who can I contact if I have been presented with an Ethical dilemma?

Contact Ethics Committee Chair Pamela PologrutoIf you are a member of the PPTA, please include your APTA member ID# in your email. Please allow 3 to 5 business days for a response, as the leadership is a team of volunteers who answer both member and non-member inquiries.

What Continuing Education questions can the PPTA help me with?

The PPTA only pre-approves courses sponsored through and for the PPTA Districts/Special Interest Groups (SIGs)/Committees. Other CE approval questions will have to be directed to the State Board of PT | P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA 17105 - 2649 | Phone: (717) 783-7134 | Fax: (717) 787-7769 | Email: [email protected].

Do I need to become a member of the APTA to join the PPTA?

The PPTA is a state chapter of the APTA, so you must be a member of the PPTA. According to the APTA website:

Concurrent payment of national and chapter dues is required. You must belong to the chapter of the state in which you live, work or attend school full-time, or of an immediately adjacent state to which more active participation is possible.”

Where can I find the Direct Access application?

All professional licensing applications can be accessed via the State Board of PT website. Note: you may need to log into your account/register for an account.

What do I need for my Licensure Renewal?

Please review the current Licensure Renewal FAQ (current for Dec. 31, 2018 renewals).

Will I be able to purchase a webinar?

The PPTA does not currently offer this service.

Why am I not receiving the email communications?

Please check your junk/spam folder to ensure the emails have not been sorted into that folder. If the emails do not appear there, please check with your IT department to see if any firewall systems are set in place to block certain emails. If you are still unable to receive emails, please contact the office at: [email protected].

Does the PPTA have Job Posting opportunities?

Our basic job posting package starts at $249.00 for 30 days. You can find a full list of our packages here. Once you select a package best suited for your company, we actually have an area where you could post your job posting through the website! On the homepage, scroll down to the “Featured Jobs” widget, click “Post A Job.” It will prompt you to create an account, and then will guide you through the steps for posting. 

The Association reserves the right to determine the eligibility of a company or product for inclusion in the exposition or advertisement, either before or after the proper execution of the contract. In accordance to the APTA position in opposition to Physician Owned Physical Therapy Practices (POPTs), no [advertising] contracts will be established between the PPTA and a physician owned physical therapy practice. POPT jobs will be removed from board without refund if posted.

Please email [email protected] should you have any further questions.

Can I purchase a PT/PTA contact list?

 The PPTA does not currently provide this information or service.

How can I advertise with the PPTA?

The PPTA does not currently offer any advertising opportunities.

Are there any opportunities for article submission?

The PPTA is not currently accepting article submissions.