FAQs

What are the goals of the FSBPT Continuing Competence Initiative?


How does FSBPT define "competence" and "continuing competence"?

Competence is the application of knowledge, skills and behaviors required to function effectively, safely, ethically and legally within the context of the individual’s role and environment.

Continuing Competence is the lifelong process of maintaining and documenting competence through ongoing self-assessment, development and implementation of a personal learning plan, and subsequent reassessment.


Why did FSBPT launch a Continuing Competence Initiative?

The FSBPT Delegate Assembly in 2007 charged the Board of Directors to move forward with the development of a comprehensive continuing competence program in support of public protection to include, but not be limited to, the following components:

This action is consistent with the FSBPT mission: To protect the public by providing service and leadership that promote safe and competent physical therapy practice.


What has been the FSBPT approach to the Continuing Competence Initiative?