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Pursuing CAPP Certification

Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic PT (CAPP-Pelvic)

The Section on Women’s Health (SoWH) has developed the Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic Physical Therapy (CAPP) to certify that a physical therapist has completed a comprehensive education, training, and testing program for the management of patients with diagnoses of pelvic health dysfunction, such as urinary incontinence and pelvic pain.  The CAPP is awarded to physical therapists who complete three courses of training in pelvic physical therapy, pass written and clinical testing requirements at each level, and successfully complete a written case report.

Certificate of Achievement in Pregnancy/Postpartum (CAPP-OB)

The Section on Women’s Health (SOWH) has developed the Certificate of Achievement in Pregnancy and Postpartum Physical Therapy to certify that a physical therapist has completed a comprehensive education, training, and testing program for management of pregnant and postpartum patients experiencing musculoskeletal dysfunction and high risk pregnancy.  The CAPP is awarded to physical therapists who complete two courses of training in pregnancy and postpartum physical therapy, pass written and clinical testing requirements at each level, and successfully complete a written case report.

 ELIGIBILITY:

 Minimum Requirements (.pdf)

APPLICATION:

 Paper Application Form (Fillable & Printable .pdf)

 Candidate Guide (.pdf)

 CAPP FAQs (.pdf)

 Sample Case Reflection (.pdf)

 Elements to Satisfy CAPP Case Reflection Expectations (.pdf) 

Case Reflection Review Rubric PDF

Case Reflection Review Rubric DOC

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:

 Submit CAPP-OB & CAPP-Pelvic Applications & Case Reflections HERE.

 Have your employers/colleagues send Recommendation letters to programmanager@womenshealthapta.org

CHECK STATUS:

 Timeline for Submissions and Results: Timeline by Review Quarter

 If you still have not received results past a deadline, please send an email to programmanager@womenshealthapta.org

 Find a CAPP-Certified Specialist or Check for Your Own Listing: CAPP-OB & CAPP-Pelvic Graduates Directory

 

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