Advanced Competency in Home Health

APTA Home Health Section's Advanced Competency in Home Health program synthesizes current evidence-based practice and tailors it to the unique physical therapy setting of home health. This program enables home health agencies, outpatient practices that provide home care physical therapy, and individual clinicians to enhance efficacy and efficiency of treatment of their home health patients and clients.

This program is for licensed physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.

Individuals who successfully complete the Advanced Competency in Home Health program are provided with a certificate, in, and may describe themselves as having obtained: “Certificate of Advanced Competency in Home Health”.

Program Requirements for Physical Therapists
Program Requirements for Physical Therapist Assistants
Advanced Competency in Home Health Certificate Renewal Requirements 
Frequently Asked Questions


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Online modules for this program are available in the American Physical Therapy Association's Learning Center. Contact the APTA Learning Center for technical support on purchases or online course activities.