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Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program (CCIP) Level II
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Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program (CCIP) Level II

 Export to Your Calendar 4/18/2020 to 4/19/2020
When: April 18-19, 2020
Where: CSU Fresno
5315 Campus Drive, M/S PT29
Department of Physical Therapy
Fresno, CA  93740
United States
Presenter: Valerie Teglia, PT, DPT
Contact: Rita Pierson
(916) 929-2782 x105

Online registration is available until: 4/17/2020
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Course Description

From 2007 to 2017, the APTA offered the Advanced Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program (ACCIP), which was available to credentialed physical therapists to advance both clinical teaching and best practice when providing student clinical education. The ACCIP has now been replaced with the Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program Level 2 (CCIP Level II), which is open to a wider audience. The CCIP Level 2 both applies and goes beyond the concepts of the structured and effective learning environment from CCIP Level I to allow participants to further develop their clinical teaching skills and construct a clinical curriculum. The program's unique philosophy and design will enable clinical educators to achieve the best outcomes for student learning.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of the program, the participant will be able to:
  • Discuss the benefits and key components of a clinical curriculum.
  • Advance clinical teaching concepts learned in the Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program, Level I (CCIP I) as applied to the novice-mastery clinical practice continuum.
  • Integrate professionalism into a clinical curriculum that promotes the guiding principles to achieve the Vision for the Physical Therapy Profession (2013) and the core values.
  • Diagnose and foster a student’s clinical reasoning.
  • Outline a clinical curriculum to meet key learning experiences critical to patient management in their practice.
  • Integrate interprofessional education and collaborative practice into a clinical curriculum.
  • Integrate advocacy into a clinical curriculum.


Saturday, April 18, 2020
7:45-8:00 am       Registration
8:00-9:00 am       Welcome and Program Introduction
9:00-9:10 am       Break
9:10-10:20 am     Section I – Creating a Clinical Curriculum
10:20-10:30 am   Break
10:30-12:30 pm   Section II – Advanced Teaching Strategies
12:30-1:30 pm     Lunch (on your own)
1:30-3:00 pm       Section III –Professionalism in Practice
3:00-3:10 pm       Break
3:10-5:15 pm       Section IV – Patient Client Management
5:15-6:00 pm       Orientation to Assessment Centers
                                      Assessment Center Parts I – II
6:00-6:30 pm       Assessment Center Scoring & Debriefing
6:30 pm                   Adjourn

Sunday, April 19, 2020
7:30-8:00                Coffee
8:00-10:00 am     Welcome & Section V – Clinical Reasoning
10:00-10:15 am   Break
10:15-12:00 pm   Section VI – Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice
12:00-1:00 pm      Lunch (on your own)
1:00-3:00 pm         Section VII – Advocacy
3:00-3:15 pm         Break
3:15-4:15 pm         Assessment Center Parts III-IV
4:15-5:15 pm         Assessment Center Part V: Review Clinical Curriculum with peer evaluation
5:15-5:45 pm         Scoring Assessment Centers
5:45 pm                     Adjourn

Speaker Bio

Valerie Teglia, PT, DPT is the Director of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy at University of Southern California, in Los Angeles. Dr. Teglia is a graduate of Mount Saint Mary’s University Master’s Program in Physical Therapy, received her DPT from Temple University, and a BS in Physiologic Science from UCLA. Her clinical experience includes treating patients with spinal cord injury across the continuum of care, treatment of pediatric patients in home and school settings, and serving as the Site Coordinator of Clinical Education at a hospital in the San Fernando Valley. Dr. Teglia's current interests relate to student development in the affective domain. She has a certification in Applied Positive Psychology from the Flourishing Center, and has attended continued education coursework in motivational interviewing and appreciative inquiry.


17.0 contact hours or 1.7 CEUs 

Instruction Level: Advanced - The CCIP Level 2 is designed for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants who have supervised or overseen the supervision of at least one student in clinical practice, or have been actively involved in student learning and education since receiving the APTA CCIP Level I credential. Clinicians from other health care professions who have completed CCIP Level I and meet the above student supervision criteria are also welcome to participate, but would not be awarded the Level 2 credential.

Format: Lecture with extensive role playing and group interaction.

Target Audience: PTs and PTAs


Registration received by April 4, 2020

$375 APTA PT and PTA members
$595 Non-members

Add $100 for late registration.

No on-site registration permitted.


All cancellation requests must be received in writing – no exceptions. A full refund, less 20% service fee, if cancellation is received 14 days prior to the start of the course. No refunds after April 4, 2020.



Department of Physical Therapy  - - View campus map
California State University, Fresno
5315 Campus Drive
M/S PT29
Fresno CA 93740


Free Parking


A prime location in Fresno are hotels near the RiverPark Shopping Center. Located off of the highway 41 freeway, 10 to 15 minutes from campus, RiverPark offers entertainment, restaurants, shopping and more. 

Located just west of Fresno State is Clovis, California. Many new lodging options include the following brands: Holiday Inn Express & SuitesHilton Garden InnHampton InnHomewood Suites and Fairfield Inn by Marriott, all within a close proximity of the Fresno State campus, approximately 5 to 10 minutes. 

Traveler reviews can be found on TripAdvisor for Fresno and Clovis hotels. 

Towne Place Suites – 580 West Shaw Avenue, Fresno (3.5 miles)
Courtyard by Marriott – 140 East Shaw Avenue, Fresno (2.8 miles)
Hampton Inn and Suites – 327 E Fir Avenue, Fresno (3.5 miles)
Hilton Garden Inn Clovis – 520 West Shaw Avenue, Fresno (3.4 miles)

Special Note(s)

Registrants must complete a dossier.
Registrants must complete pre-course reading and online course via APTA Learning Center.