CCC: The BEST letters of recommendation


Make this the Year to Earn Your CCC!

Make 2024 the year you elevate your career to new heights. Our expert-led 7 online learning modules and 3-day in-person pool course are designed to empower you with the fundamental knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to provide safe evidence-based patient care using the aquatic environment.

The APTA Academy of Aquatic Physical Therapy Clinical Competency Certificate is the only certificate program sponsored by a component of the APTA specifically designed for the aquatic physical therapy professional.
  • Demonstrates your commitment to aquatic physical therapy.
  • Establishes a well-rounded knowledge of aquatic physical therapy.
  • Creates opportunities for your long-term career goals.

Course Highlights:
  • Online module course topics covered include: aquatic historical perspectives, aquatic physics, aquatic physiology of immersion, critical thinking and aquatic interventions, pool chemicals and safety, risk management, aquatic billing and documentation, and more.
  • Participants in the 3-day in-person pool course will experience hands-on training to integrate skills and knowledge learned from the online modules.
  • Emphasis will be placed on handling techniques to give the participant confidence to apply their knowledge to a wide base of treatment applications.
  • A variety of aquatic therapy techniques will be demonstrated and multiple case studies will aid the learner in understanding the aquatic therapy continuum from evaluation to discharge to wellness.
  • Experience the comradery and support of your course-mates (and watch out, they just may become your friends for life).

Upcoming In-Person Pool Course Dates:
Durham, North Carolina: April 12-14, 2024
Austin, Texas: July 12-14, 2024
Netawaka, Kansas: October 4-6, 2024