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Continuing Education for Health Professionals

Nancy R. Kirsch, PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA Nancy R. Kirsch, PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA

Nancy Kirsch is director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Rutgers University. Previously she practiced in a variety of settings including inpatient rehabilitation, acute care, long-term care, and home care. She owned a private practice for more than twenty years and now practices in an educational setting.

Nancy has been active in professional organizations throughout her career. She has served the American Physical Therapy Association, first at the state level and then the national, where she was a member of the Ethics Document Revision Task Force. She also served on the APTA Ethics and Judicial Committee, including a term as chairperson. She is currently on the APTA Scope of Practice Task Force and vice president of the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy.

Nancy has written and presented on a wide range of ethical and professional topics. She contributes a monthly article to PT in Motion. She encourages you to share comments on issues of ethics at


Ethics for Professional Case Managers

CA: Ethical Decisions in Physical Therapy