2023 Combined Sections Meeting Updates

Stay up-to-date with APTA CSM 2023 course information and handouts. Be sure to check back here regularly as new content is added!

Welcome to APTA Oncology

APTA Oncology advances physical therapist practice to maximize the lifelong health, well-being and function of persons affected by cancer and HIV.

Knowledge, Compassion, Practice, Results

APTA Oncology consists of professional physical therapists managing the musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, integumentary and cardiopulmonary rehabilitative needs of patients who are living with and beyond cancer and other chronic illnesses such as HIV.

Rehabilitation Oncology

Screening and Assessment of Cancer-Related Fatigue: An Executive Summary and Road Map for Clinical Implementation: Joy Cohn, PT, provides insights into the newest APTA Oncology clinical practice guideline for screening and assessing cancer-related fatigue. Valuable information on which tools are best to use and how to implement the clinical practice guideline are discussed with podcast host, Dr. Stephen Morris.

2023 CSM Booth Signup

Assisting with the Academy’s booth is a great way to volunteer and meet other therapists in your field. If you are interested in staffing the booth, please sign up for an available volunteer slot at the Academy booth!

OncoReads Now Easier to Find in APTA Learning Center

All OncoReads offerings have been consolidated and are now easier than ever to find and to register for the APTA Learning Center. This is a fast and easy way to earn CEUs from your home or office. It’s that simple: Read, Learn, Earn. Click here to explore OncoReads offerings today.

Regional Courses

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2022sat19nov10:00 am7:00 pmWhat to Know about Oncology Rehabilitation for the Outpatient Clinician (Virtual)Virtual Via ZoomEvent Type :Academy Courses

Meet a Member

Tom Rosinski, PT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Oncologic Physical Therapy

My first job out of PT school was at a community hospital, seeing whatever diagnosis walked through the door. I wasn’t sure where I wanted to focus my practice, so this was a good fit for me at the time.

Join the APTA Oncology ListServ

APTA Oncology's General Listerv is a very productive messaging system for answering your practice and payment questions. In addition, we maintain specialized listservs for our special interest groups.

Booth Signup

Sign up for an available volunteer slot at the Academy booth in the CSM Exhibit Hall! You must be logged in to sign up.

Join the APTA Oncology ListServ

APTA Oncology's General Listerv is a very productive messaging system for answering your practice questions. In addition, we maintain specialized listservs for our special interest groups.

Resource Guide for Specialization

This document, prepared by APTA Oncology, is designed to help you in your preparation for the Oncology Specialist Certification Examination.

OncoReads

OncoReadsSM allows you to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from the comfort of your own home or office. Begin earning today!

Partners Program

Any PT or PTA living in a country other than the US or a healthcare provider from another discipline, not eligible for APTA membership, can take advantage of our membership benefits by becoming a Partner of APTA Oncology.

 

APTA Engage

Want to get involved? Check out APTA Engage for the latest volunteer opportunities within APTA Oncology. Check back often as new opportunities arise!

Clinical Research Grant

A clinical research grant is available to APTA Oncology members to assist with a one-year research study that investigates a question(s) of importance to adult or pediatric oncology or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) physical therapy.

Internship & Mentor Opportunities

Oncology rehab facilities across the country that are willing to offer clinical affiliations, and mentors who have volunteered to share their time and expertise.

Host a Regional Course in Your Area

APTA Oncology has several course offerings looking for partners to host. Click here to learn more.