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.

New Podcast Featuring Nicole Stout Now Available

The new episode, titled Professional Roles of Oncologic Specialist Physical Therapists in the United States, featuring author, Nicole Stout, is now available to stream via Spotify and directly through the Rehab Onc website.

To be alerted when new podcasts are made available, visit the Spotify page and click “FOLLOW”! All our podcasts are also available to stream via Apple and via the Podcast Page of Rehabilitation Oncology.

APTA Oncology Business Meeting

Please join us on May 18, 2022 at 7:00 pm ET for our annual APTA Oncology Business Meeting! Details for accessing the Zoom call are now available. Note that you must be logged in.

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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2022sat01oct8:00 am6:00 pmWhat to Know about Oncology Rehabilitation for the Outpatient Clinician – St. Joseph, MISpectrum Health Lakeland in St. Joseph, MI, 3900 Hollywood RoadEvent Type :Academy Courses

Meet a Member

Jennifer Bernstein, PT, DPT, Board Certified Oncology Clinical Specialist

After graduating with my DPT from Northeastern University in Boston in 2013, I moved 640 miles away from home to follow my dreams of becoming an acute care pediatric physical therapist. I started my professional career in the role of a “floater” PT, transitioning between inpatient and outpatient settings.

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.

Member Awards

Know of a member who deserves recognition? Nominate them for an APTA Oncology Member Award! Deadline: October 1

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.

Look Inside the Oncology Toolbox

What's in your Physical Therapy Bag of Tricks? Find more and contribute some.

Sign Up to Become a Volunteer

This Academy survives and thrives on it's exceptional line of volunteers. From experienced to clincians; if you want to be a leader, we have a position.