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Mission Statement

 

The Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association is the driving force for advancing and promoting the practice of physical therapy.

 

OPTA's Vision

OPTA will be the recognized leader in defining and supporting the profession of physical therapy in Oklahoma.
As the practitioners of choice for movement and function, physical therapists will be directly accessible to all people in Oklahoma. Under the supervision and direction of physical therapists, physical therapist assistants will be the only extenders of skilled care.

 

OPTA has a myriad of functions including:

  • Address the needs of members of society and the demand for physical therapy services through the promotion of access to and availability of these services.
  • Maintain and promote ethical principles and standards of conduct for its members.
  • Maintain and promote standards for physical therapy practice, education, and research.
  • Promote and advance physical therapy practice, education, and research.
  • Further the profession of physical therapy in the enhancement of the health and well-being of members of society.
  • Promote the profession of physical therapy in prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, and intervention related to impairments,
  • functional limitations, and disabilities.
  • Represent the profession of physical therapy.
  • Serve as the principal source of information on physical therapy.
  • Promote public recognition of the profession of physical therapy.
  • Influence public policy such as it will further the object of the Association.
  • Promote and protect the professional welfare of Association members.
  • Promote the professional development of Association members.
  • Promote affirmative action.
  • Provide such services as will further the object of the Association.
  • Ensure that the highest quality of physical therapy services is made available to the people of Oklahoma.
  • Support, through scholarships, grants and endowments, the research, education and training relative to physical therapy.
  • Receive, maintain, and administer endowments and funds exclusively for the purposes of the Chapter.
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