Continuing Competence Approval Program (CCAP)
The Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA) administers the CCAP on behalf of the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TBPTE). Courses must meet the criteria set by the TBPTE Rules.
Texas does not offer reciprocal credit with other state jurisdictions; however, many other states may accept Texas credit. Please check with the state licensing board to determine whether the course qualifies for credit in that state.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take for sponsor course applications to be completed?
Courses are reviewed in the order they are received. Current processing time is around 4 weeks. Sponsor applications can be Expedited for an additional fee. Expedited applications are guaranteed to be sent out to review within 2 business days upon receipt. Current processing times for Expedited applications are 1-2 weeks. Fee schedule is below.
What items do I need to submit with my application?
To complete a course application, you will need to submit the following items:
- Timed schedule or table of contents (if requesting credit for reading)
- List of course objectives
- CV or Bio for each course instructor/speaker
- Statement of relevance to the practice of physical therapy
- List of instructional methods for the course
- Course certificate
- Course evaluation
Please note that the items above are required for a complete application. Applications without all the documents above cannot be processed or approved.
How can I find out the status of my application?
While logged into the CCAP website, click on your name at the top right corner. Your profile menu will pop up on the left of the screen. Click on “Applications” to see where your course is in the approval process. There are a number of tabs that the courses move through, so please check all tabs.
To find information about your approved courses, click “Courses”
How do I renew my course after it is expired?
Courses that have been approved for one year are eligible for renewal. To renew a course, please log into your CCAP account and find your approved course under the Courses tab on the left menu. There will be a button by the course to submit a renewal if the course is eligible. The renewal will extend the original approval period by one additional consecutive year for a total approval period of 2 years.
Courses that have been approved for 2 years require a new sponsor application to be re-approved.
What is the fee to submit an application?
|Sponsor Application Fee|
|# of CCUs||One Year Approval||Two Year Approval|
|Sponsor Optional Fees|
|Speaker Course Development Credit||$40.00|
|Expedite my qualifying course||$250.00|